The CIA, the British Left and the Cold War
Calling the Tune?
By Hugh Wilford
Routledge – 2003 – 344 pages
Series: Studies in Intelligence
Shortly after it was founded in 1947, the CIA launched a secret effort to win the Cold War allegiance of the British left. Hugh Wilford traces the story of this campaign from its origins in Washington DC to its impact on Labour Party politicians, trade unionists, and Bloomsbury intellectuals