American Cryptology during the Cold War, 1945-1989: Book II: Centralization Wins, 1960-1972 [Part 1, excised] [open pdf - 10MB]
This is the first section of book two in Thomas Johnson's history of the National Security Agency (NSA) during the Cold War. It contains pages 289-494, which encompasses three chapters, entitled: The Kennedy Years; Post-Cuban Missile Crisis Reforms; and SIGINT [Signals Intelligence] in Crisis, 1967-1969. Subtopics include McNamara as Secretary of Defense, the Cryptologic Map in the mid-1960's, the SIGINT Effort in the Cuban Missile Crisis, the installation of Marshall Carter as the new director, NSA's Community Relationships, the Advent of the Command Center, Mechanization of the SIGINT Process, and SIGINT's role in the Second Arab-Israeli War, the Pueblo, the Prague Spring, the Shoot-down of the EC-121, Security and the Work Force in the 1960's, and the Status of American Cryptology at the end of the sixties.
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