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The ordeal of Otto Otepka / William J. Gill.


New Rochelle, N.Y. : Arlington House, [1969] .
ISBN , 9780870000546, 0870000543

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Other Title Archives of Czechs and Slovaks Abroad. ICU http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2013018742
Subjects Internal security -- United States.
Internal security.
Otepka, Otto F.
United States.
Description vi, 505 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1969]
Notes Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (pages 478-495) and index.
Also issued online.
Summary As great battles are often fought on little-known fields, so do great events often focus in the lives of little-known men. Otto Otepka was one such man. He stood at a crossroad of history. In recounting his ordeal, William J. Gill plumbs dark secrets behind the agony of a whole nation. Exhaustively developed from original sources, many of them unpublished or deliberately hidden from public view, here is the sensational record of blundering, deceit, ruthlessness and possibly distorted loyalty, reaching into the high councils of the Kennedy-Johnson administrations: a record that in less than a decade has left America weakened before her enemies. - Jacket flap.
Contents Book I. The first encounter -- Otepka -- It can't happen here -- The man in SY -- Bobby -- Rusk -- The Buddha -- Rostow -- The hawk -- Book II. Farce -- Wieland -- Back on the beat -- Reilly -- Cleveland -- Alger's friends -- Open sesame -- Warsaw nights -- The defector -- Shillelagh -- The witness -- Under surveillance -- Decision -- Strange interludes -- Frame-up -- High noon -- Book III. The outcast -- Under charges -- Accident -- Rusk's defiance -- Challenge -- Dallas -- Lyndon -- Quietus -- Dodd -- Crockett -- The unwanted -- Limbo -- The long wait -- Star chamber -- The nation on trial -- Verdict -- Whirlwind reaped -- Pledge -- Vindication.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm00023284
(OCoLC)23284
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WorldCat Identities Gill, William J.
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