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Unformatted text preview: v. 1954 Doolittle Committee Report 1. headed by General Doolittle 2. president wanted them to report to him how to use the CIA and fight the cold war secretly 3. and their response to his question is the report 4. there shall be no restraints, use what the enemies use against us! 5. no more fair play like Truman wanted c. Cuba i. In 1950 was ruled by dictator Batista but was overthrown by Fidel Castro ii. He was a real communist! iii. Openly allied iv. Thought he would be protected by inevitable invasion by U.S. v. Started to arranged murder plans vi. Deadly fungus vii. Poisons viii. Exploding seashell ix. None of the castro plots worked! x. All of them involved the mafia xi. Made contracts with the Mafia to use their hitmen! xii. Plan many different plots xiii. Revealed in 1945 1. Very big deal in U.S. when revealed! 2. But still many believed do whatevers necessary!...
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This note was uploaded on 03/13/2009 for the course HIS 17b taught by Professor Oropeza during the Winter '08 term at UC Davis.
- Winter '08