Clearer than truth : the polygraph and the American Cold War

Baesler, John Philipp, author
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  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Introduction -- How the polygraph does and does not work -- Truth to remake society -- World War II, national security, and the search for loyal citizens -- The polygraph and the specter of totalitarianism within -- Truth and national security in the American Cold War -- Immeasurable security : the polygraph and the CIA -- The polygraph and the problems of deterrence -- Congress, the right to privacy, and the retrenchment of the polygraph -- Epilogue
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