Politics & Government

August 29, 2011 6:59 AM

Bay of Pigs report shows extent of CIA's power in 1960s

A once-secret CIA history of the Bay of Pigs invasion lays out in unvarnished detail how the American spy agency came to the rescue of and cut deals with authoritarian governments in Central America, largely to hide the U.S. role in organizing and controlling the hapless Cuban exile invasion force.

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