The Press: Back Out in the Cold

By his own account, Philip Agee is no stranger to dirty tricks. The author of a 1975 book about the Central Intelligence Agency's clandestine Latin American activities, ex-agent Agee freely admitted his own role in bugging a foreign embassy and planting phony incriminating evidence on a leftist politician who was in disfavor with the CIA. Last week Agee, a resident of Britain for the past four years, claimed that he personally was the target of spookdom's latest dirty trick. Scotland Yard detectives knocked on the door of his Cambridge home and served him...

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