Tag Archives: Thinking Historically

Summer 2014 Cover

New at Perspectives Online: Revising Nixon in DC

Perspectives on History is pleased to continue its online summer issue with a review of a recent panel on the Nixon legacy in Washington, DC, by George Derek Musgrove, an associate professor of history at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and author of Rumor, Repression, and Racial Politics (2012).

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Overseeing Intelligence: Historians Brief Congress on Its Past Relationship with the Intelligence Community

With Washington currently abuzz about the revelations regarding electronic surveillance by the NSA, the conflict between the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and the CIA over a forthcoming report on ”enhanced interrogation,” and various other controversies, what better time to consider how Congress has sought to oversee the intelligence community in the past?