An excerpt from THE GHOST in the Daily Beast.
On or around Monday, Nov. 2, 1959, the CIA’s counterintelligence office—run by the fabled spy hunter James Angleton—first learned of a man named Lee Harvey Oswald.
The Ghost: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton
James Angleton’s real life is the most intriguing, moving, and at time shocking spy story in American history. In The Ghost, Jefferson Morley has capture the man in all of his brilliant and sometimes delusional eccentricity. A must read’ for anyone who wants to understand just how strange and secretive the CIA was at the height of the Cold War.
–David Ignatius, columnist for the Washington Post and author of The Director.