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Allen Welsh Dulles

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Who is Allen Welsh Dulles?

Allen Welsh Dulles a.k.a. Allen Dulles: Allen Welsh Dulles was an American diplomat and lawyer who became the first civilian Director of Central Intelligence and its longest-serving director to date. As head of the Central Intelligence Agency during the early Cold War, he oversaw Operation Ajax, the Lockheed U-2 program and the Bay of Pigs Invasion. Following the assassination of John F Kennedy, Dulles was one of the members of the Warren Commission. Between his stints of government service, Dulles was a corporate lawyer and partner at Sullivan & Cromwell. His older brother, John Foster Dulles, was the Secretary of State during the Eisenhower Administration.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of the Kennedys: The People and Events That Shaped America [3 volumes] (2012)

The People and Events That Shaped America by Joseph M. Siracusa

Allen Welsh Dulles played a major role in the creation and organization of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and served as the first civilian director from 1953 to 1961. (Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library) See also: Pastore, John ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War: A Political, Social, and Military History, 2nd Edition [4 volumes] (2011)

A Political, Social, and Military History by Spencer C. Tucker

III Do Quang Thang DOUBLE EAGLE, Operation Doumer, Paul Drugs and Drug Use Dulles, Allen Welsh Dulles, John Foster Duong Quynh Hoa Duong Van Duc Duong Van Minh Dupuis, Jean Durbrow, Elbridge Dustoff Duy Tan Dylan, Bob ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cold War Politics (2000)

by Brandon Toropov

Allen Welsh Dulles was a U.S. diplomat and intelligence expert who directed the CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (CIA) during its earliest period of growth. The younger brother of John ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of New York State (2005)

by Peter R. Eisenstadt, Laura-Eve Moss

Dulles's brother, Allen Welsh Dulles, headed the CIA from 1 953 to 1961. A Board of Supervisors consisting of one representative from each town and varying numbers from the City of Watertown originally governed Jefferson Co. In response ...

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