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Clearer than truth, the polygraph and the American Cold War, John Philipp Baesler

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Clearer than truth, the polygraph and the American Cold War, John Philipp Baesler
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Clearer than truth
Medium
electronic resource
Nature of contents
bibliographydictionaries
Oclc number
1029063674
Responsibility statement
John Philipp Baesler
Series statement
Culture and politics in the Cold War and beyondJSTOR eBooks
Sub title
the polygraph and the American Cold War
Table Of Contents
Introduction -- How the polygraph does and does not work -- Truth to remake society, 1880s-1940 -- World War II, national security, and the search for loyal citizens -- The polygraph and the specter of totalitarianism within -- Truth and national security in the American Cold War -- Immeasurable security : the polygraph and the CIA -- The polygraph and the problems of deterrence -- Congress, the right to privacy, and the retrenchment of the polygraph -- Epilogue
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