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I enjoyed this read from a man who admitted he never thought he'd write a memoir. Helms was a gentleman spy, a man who never violated the code, even getting himself charged with... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Harry Pandolfino
I was looking for more from the later years like LBJ and the Kennedy era ,did not give much of an insight into Watergate and I didn't believe his view . Read morePublished 5 months ago by Mrs. J. Norman
Insightful and well-written; however, the truth that he saw may not be the truth that others saw.Published 7 months ago by Richard Burke
Former Director Richard Helms gets down to business and admiringly stays there in his memoir, “A Look Over My Shoulder: A Life in the Central Intelligence Agency. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Yaakov (James) Mosher
The book is splendidly written -- very accessible, very good flow. Well-crafted all-around. It's a highly interesting account of not only an interesting career but it's a good... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Mandingo
I think this guy was the "real deal". The connections between politics and getting the job done are well covered.Published 17 months ago by Roger C.
Sad that someone who knew so much chose to say so little. Even at the end of his life he wanted to remain silent as proven by this memoir. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Keep it real
Helms does a much better job in his autobiography than most. This book is easy to read and very interesting.Published 22 months ago by mikewill