Personal friend of Reagan Jack Webb wanted to “emphasizing the patriotic role” and the “high moral standards” of the Agency.
35 years later, file reveals dropped leads and confirmed allegations in “the scandal that wouldn’t die”
Despite repeatedly disobeying direct orders, Agency still claimed that it had “responded remarkably well” to the investigation.
Emails show the Agency alleged that their FOIA portal had been the victim of a still classified attack that never happened.
Newly released records shows Bureau lied to Congress about the case, and may have interfered in their own investigation.
Nixon administration mulled on what to do about mounting pressure to oust the aging Director.
Memo by future IG argued that Agency should only be subject to oversight and external control when it chooses to be.
FBI Director sought to secretly buy an apartment building to spy on Soviet Embassy.
Drug trafficker’s FBI file casts doubt on CIA’s denials of supporting Iran-Contra related drug trafficking
When asked about Agency’s involvement in Watergate, former Director Schlesinger replied “there is a layer in the Agency which you can never really find out what is going on.”