The Devil's Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America's Secret Government

by David Talbot,
The San Francisco Chronicle, October 16, 2015

“Oh, how I hate my husband,” Clover Dulles wrote in her journal in March 1947. “I want to kill him. … I will be like a fighting cock with knives on my talons, I will cut him in ribbons with sharp knives, I will cut him in the back, I will perhaps even cut his throat.”

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