American Cryptology during the Cold War, 1945-1989: Book III: American Cryptology during the Cold War, 1972-1980 [Part 1, excised] [open pdf - 7MB]
This is the first section of book three in Thomas Johnson's history of the National Security Agency (NSA) during the Cold War. It contains pages pp. i-ix, and 1-116, which encompasses the foreward, preface, and three chapters, entitled: Cryptologic Retreat from Southeast Asia; Downsizing; and Cryptology and the Watergate Era. Subtopics include the fall of Saigon; the Mayaguez; reorganization efforts, including the Fitzhugh Panel, Schlesinger Study, Murphy Commission, Hermann Study, and the Ursano Study; NSA and clandestine activities; and the impact of Watergate.
National Security Archive: http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/