Franklin: Record - The official CIA manual of trickery and deception / H. Keith Melton and Robert Wallace.

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The official CIA manual of trickery and deception / H. Keith Melton and Robert Wallace.

Author/Creator:
Melton, H. Keith.
Publication:
New York : Harper, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 248 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Subjects:
Espionage, American -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Intelligence service -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Magic tricks -- Political aspects -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Deception -- Political aspects -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Psychotropic drugs -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Behavior modification -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- History -- Miscellanea.
Project MKULTRA -- History -- Miscellanea.
Summary:
Based on the only surviving copy of a CIA manual, a magician instructs agents on the arts of trickery, deception, and sleight-of-hand, including such topics as handling powders, removing objects, and special notes for women.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-248).
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Bruce Alan Miller Book Fund.
Contributor:
Wallace, Robert.
Bruce Alan Miller Book Fund.
ISBN:
9780061725890
0061725897
9780061725906 (pbk.)
0061725900 (pbk.)
Web link:
The Bruce Alan Miller Book Fund Home Page
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