CIA Agent Dr. Olsen

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CIA Agent Dr. Olsen

Guest speaker: Dr. Olsen, CIA Agent


Lecture number:
20
Pages:
2
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Texas A&M University
Course:
Hist 106 - History Of The U S
Edition:
2

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HIST 106 1nd Edition Lecture 20 Outline of Last Lecture I. John F. Kennedy’s Death II. Vietnam War III. Lyndon Johnson IV. The 1960’s Outline of Current Lecture I. Guest Speaker: Dr. Olsen Current Lecture CIA Agent: Dr. Olsen  The Cold War o It was actually two wars  Above the line  Was rhetoric, the arms race, circuit wars, propaganda, diplomacy  Below the line  Was espionage, sabotage, and invisible  Was fierce, brutal, ruthless, and was fight to the death b/w to large and intelligent soviet services  Olsen is a veteran of this war  It was an epic confrontation b/t US and Soviet Union  Capitalism vs. Communism, Democracy vs. Dictatorship, God vs. Godlessness  The US must have the very best intelligence o To get intelligence, you need spies  He and his wife were undercover o Needed to be undercover for effectiveness and safety  Was born and raised in Iowa  Attended the University of Iowa and had a Mathematics/Economics major  The US navy was waiting for him when he graduated  While in Law School, he got invited by the CIA to go to Washington for questions and test as a part of the process  Had 2 years of training before overseas assignment o Takes place in a place in Virginia called “The Farm” These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor’s lecture. GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes, not as a substitute.



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