U.S. Congress

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Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities (Church Committee)

U.S. Congress. Senate. Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities. Staff Report. Covert Action in Chile: 1963-1973. Washington, DC: GPO, 1975. [http://www.intelligence.senate.gov/pdfs94th/94chile.pdf]

Conclusion: "Was the United States DIRECTLY involved, covertly, in the 1973 coup in Chile? The Committee has found no evidence that it was."

[CIA/70s/Investigations; LA/Chile]

U.S. Congress. Senate. Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities. Final Report. 94th Cong., 2d sess. S. Report No. 94-755, 6 vols. Washington, DC: GPO, 1976.

This is the Church Committee report.

Vol. I: Foreign and Military Intelligence.

Vol. II: Intelligence Activities and the Rights of Americans.

Vol. III: Supplemental Detailed Staff Reports on Intelligence and the Rights of Americans.

Vol. IV: Supplemental Detailed Staff Reports on Intelligence and Military Intelligence.

Clark comment: This volume contains the "History of the Central Intelligence Agency," written by Committee staffer Anne Karalekas. It was also published as Anne Karalekas, History of the Central Intelligence Agency (Laguna Hills, CA: Aegean Park Press, 1977). This reprint has itself been reprinted, with an additional documentary appendix: William M. Leary, ed., The Central Intelligence Agency: History and Documents (University, AL: University of Alabama Press, 1984).

Pforzheimer: "While somewhat biased and uneven ... on the role of clandestine collection and covert action, this 'History' is probably the best text publicly available on the history of the CIA."

Vol. V: The Investigation of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy -- Performance of the Intelligence Agencies.

Vol. VI: Supplemental Reports on Intelligence Activities.

[CIA/Overviews/To89; CIA/70s/Investigations]

U.S. Congress. Senate. Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities. Hearings. 94th Cong., 1st & 2d sess. 7 vols. Washington, DC: GPO, 1975-1976.

Transcripts from the Hearings of the Church Committee. The range of topics illustrated in the seven volumes serves to remind that the CIA was not the sole target of these hearings.

Vol I: Unauthorized Storage of Toxic Agents,

Vol II: Huston Plan,

Vol III: Internal Revenue Service,

Vol IV: Mail Opening,

Vol V: The National Security Agency and Fourth Amendment Rights,

Vol VI: Federal Bureau of Investigation,

Vol VII: Covert Action.

[CIA/70s/Investigations]

U.S. Congress. Senate. Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities. Interim Report: Alleged Assassination Plots Involving Foreign Leaders. 94th Cong., 1st sess. S. Report No. 94-465. Washington, DC: GPO, 1975. [Available at: http://www.intelligence.senate.gov/pdfs94th/94465.pdf]

Report from the Church Committee.

[CIA/70s/Investigations]

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