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Helms, Richard

Works: 89 works in 137 publications in 4 languages and 5,149 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Personal narratives  Interviews  Sources  History  Archives  Detective and mystery fiction  Juvenile works  Political fiction 
Roles: Author, Former owner
Classifications: JK468.I6, B
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Most widely held works about Richard Helms
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Most widely held works by Richard Helms
Watergate( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary series on the Watergate Affair begins in 1970 when the expansion of the Vietnam War ignited such massive protests that Nixon began to fear he would lose the next election. His response was to order intelligence agency operations to deliver proof of subversion. A secret police force began to operate out of the White House. This segment ends as five burglars are arrested for breaking into Democratic Party headquarters located in the Watergate building
Intelligence service in a democracy by Richard Helms( Recording )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an address to the nation's newspaper editors, CIA Director Richard Helms states that while he can understand Americans' inherent distate for a peacetime intelligence gathering agency, he cannot agree that it is in conflict with the ideals of a free society
Watergate( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the arrest of the Watergate burglars the series of slip-ups continued and the crime was eventually connected to the White House. Key administration officials in the White House including Hunt, Liddy, Magruder, Mitchell and Kleindienst received the news and began to struggle with the issue. The first files of evidence were burned and the objective was made clear to "contain Watergate."
A life in intelligence : the Richard Helms collection( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wet debt : [a Pat Gallegher mystery] by Richard Helms( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joker poker by Richard W Helms( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pat Gallegher, oversized cornet player, former forensic psychologist, and all-around gruff-but-lovable hard nose, plays nights in a French Quarter jazz club. He also works as an enforcer for a loan shark to whom he owes a gambling habit. When a wealthy woman hires him to find her missing lothario lover, fearing that her husband may have killed him, Pat's protective sense of justice emerges. He discovers the husband's connection to the local mob and realizes that he has been framed after the husband is murdered
Cordite wine by Richard Helms( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asa Corona, heir to a Napa Valley winery fortune, comes to Eamon Gold to stop an extortionist. Gold agrees to find the blackmailers, but his search quickly becomes grisly when a prime suspect is found murdered, and Gold's client disappears
Ultimate spy by H. Keith Melton( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take a look inside the covert world of espionage - its history, the hi-tech spy gadgets and aspects of spycraft from surveillance to assassination. DK's Ultimate Spy is filled with stunning, specially commissioned photographs that show details of equipment including spycams, bugs, weapons and drone aircraft. From the earliest intrigues at royal courts through the covert operations of the CIA and KGB during the Cold War to the revelations from Wikileaks and Edward Snowden, delve into the secret world of espionage
Grass sandal : [a Pat Gallegher mystery] by Richard Helms( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noted San Francisco trial attorney Taylor Chu has been found dead at the base of the Bay Bridge, missing his hands, feet, and head. How, then, can he also be sitting in private eye Eamon Gold's office, sipping Gold's Glenlivet single malt? As he tries to solve Chu's abduction and eventual murder, Gold runs up against ambitious Homeland Security agents, Marin County pornographers, corrupt cops, and a plot to launch a tong war in San Francisco's Chinatown. At the heart of his search is the mysterious Triad operative known only as the Grass Sandal
The honey bee by Richard Helms( Book )

3 editions published in 1895 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assassination of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat : Tuesday, October 6, 1981( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expanded edition of Nightline covering the assassination of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and the reactions from key political figures including former President Jimmy Carter, Henry Kissinger and others
The Amadeus legacy by Richard Helms( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geological notes on Kosciusko : with special reference to evidences of glacial action : [illust., maps, and bibliog.] by T. W. Edgeworth David( Book )

2 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The valentine profile by Richard Helms( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CIA, guerres secrètes by William Karel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed by a French production crew, documents the history of the American CIA from its inception to recent events and the war in Iraq. Includes interviews with ex-CIA staff
Soviet military government; address of 13 June 1959 to the 12th annual conference of the Military Government Association in Washington, D.C by Richard Helms( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man who kept the secrets : Richard Helms & the CIA by Thomas Powers( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Richard Helms is the quintessential CIA man. For thirty years--from the very inception of the Central Intelligence Agency and before--he occupied pivotal positions in that shadowy world: OSS operator, spymaster, planner and plotter, and, finally, for more than six years, Agency director. No other man was so closely and personally involved, over so long a period, with so many CIA activities, successful and otherwise. His story is the story of the CIA, and in portraying Helms's extraordinary career Pulitzer Prize-winning author Thomas Powers has in fact written the first comprehensive inside history of the CIA itself. It is a history, moreover, that is entirely uncensored. While the information on which it is based has been drawn from intensive interviews with dozens of former key Agency officials, including Helms himself, as well as from exhaustive research through hundreds of published and unpublished sources, the author is not subject to the kind of legal restraints that have burdened others writing about the CIA. The result is a picture of the Agency more objective, more complete, and more revealing than any hitherto available. And because it is written with an eye for character and anecdote, it is as readable as it is important. Here, for example, is the full story of the long-running plot, first launched by Dwight Eisenhower and pressed by the Kennedys, to kill Fidel Castro; of the overthrow of the Arbenz government in Guatemala in 1954; of the disastrous and little-known CIA operation in Indonesia in the mid-1950s; of the Bay of Pigs adventure (including a persuasive revisionist analysis of why it was doomed); of CIA involvement in Vietnam and Laos; and the desperate attempts to change the course of Chilean politics. Here too are the personalities that created and shaped the CIA: Frank Wisner, one of Helms's executive predecessors, being treated for a nervous breakdown and warning a nurse, "I control thousands of goons!"; Allen Dulles telling his favorite story, about passing up (in favor of a tennis game) yet another boring interview with yet another fanatical Russian exile in Switzerland during World War I--and later finding out that it had been Lenin; the odd genius of Richard Bissell, who triumphantly created the U-2 high-level reconnaissance program--and then superintended the Bay of Pigs fiasco; James Angleton, the man who raised suspicion to an art form as counterintelligence chief; E. Howard Hunt (Helms's favorite spy novelist--he hated le Carré), the maverick undercover man, who, when asked by an old CIA colleague what he was doing in Nixon's White House, replied, "Well, you know, political work"--and many more. At the center of it all is Richard Helms, "the man who kept the secrets," who at the end of his long career found himself charged with perjury for doing what he conceived to be his job, lying to a Senate investigating committee. "It is said," writes Powers, "that men begin life with a tabula rasa; Helms ended it that way." Yet, as this book makes clear, the dilemma of Richard Helms is not his alone, but a conflict of principle in many ways inherent in the Agency itself, and in a society that insists on creating such an institution and then letting it go its way. With the publication of this book, we are at last in a position to see, to understand, and to judge the CIA.--Dust jacket
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Wet debt : [a Pat Gallegher mystery]
Alternative Names
Helms, Richard McGarrah 1913-2002

Richard Helms Amerikaans officier (1913-2002)

Richard Helms amerykański Dyrektor Centrali Wywiadu

Richard Helms funzionario statunitense

Richard Helms US-amerikanischer Geheimdienstfunktionär

Рычард Хелмс

Хелмс, Ричард

ריצ'רד הלמס ראש הCIA ה-8

ريتشارد هيلمز

ریچارد هلمز افسر آمریکایی




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