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The Resource The spy who tried to stop a war : Katharine Gun and the secret plot to sanction the Iraq invasion, Marcia and Thomas Mitchell

The spy who tried to stop a war : Katharine Gun and the secret plot to sanction the Iraq invasion, Marcia and Thomas Mitchell

Label
The spy who tried to stop a war : Katharine Gun and the secret plot to sanction the Iraq invasion
Title
The spy who tried to stop a war
Title remainder
Katharine Gun and the secret plot to sanction the Iraq invasion
Statement of responsibility
Marcia and Thomas Mitchell
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Tells the story of a young British secret service officer, Katharine Gun, and her courageous decision to expose an illegal US-UK operation -- a covert plot to influence the UN vote that would have authorized the Iraq invasion"--Page 4 of cover
Cataloging source
YDX
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Mitchell, Marcia
Dewey number
956.704438
Index
index present
LC call number
DS79.76
LC item number
.M5576 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1922-2010
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Mitchell, Thomas
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  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Intelligence service
  • Intelligence service
  • Wiretapping
Label
The spy who tried to stop a war : Katharine Gun and the secret plot to sanction the Iraq invasion, Marcia and Thomas Mitchell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Inspiration for the major motion picture Official secrets"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-228) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Invitation to a conspiracy. Message sent -- Message received -- Four weeks that changed everything -- Conscience meets Inspector Tintin -- pt. 2. Fallout. Detour on the secret road to war -- Outrage -- Silence in Washington -- Taiwan calling -- pt. 3. The woman. Eight months in limbo -- The third-culture kid -- pt. 4. The legal case. The blonde who dropped the bombshell -- Deportation revisited -- The prosecution and the defense build a case -- pt. 5. Aftermath. A historic collapse at the Old Bailey -- Reaction, rebellion, and a crushing new revelation -- An uncommon day in the House of Commons -- Motivations, misdeeds, and tragic mistakes -- Whistle-blowing : conscious and confrontation -- A life interrupted
Control code
on1083468201
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
236 pages
Isbn
9780008348564
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)1083468201
Label
The spy who tried to stop a war : Katharine Gun and the secret plot to sanction the Iraq invasion, Marcia and Thomas Mitchell
Publication
Note
"Inspiration for the major motion picture Official secrets"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-228) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Invitation to a conspiracy. Message sent -- Message received -- Four weeks that changed everything -- Conscience meets Inspector Tintin -- pt. 2. Fallout. Detour on the secret road to war -- Outrage -- Silence in Washington -- Taiwan calling -- pt. 3. The woman. Eight months in limbo -- The third-culture kid -- pt. 4. The legal case. The blonde who dropped the bombshell -- Deportation revisited -- The prosecution and the defense build a case -- pt. 5. Aftermath. A historic collapse at the Old Bailey -- Reaction, rebellion, and a crushing new revelation -- An uncommon day in the House of Commons -- Motivations, misdeeds, and tragic mistakes -- Whistle-blowing : conscious and confrontation -- A life interrupted
Control code
on1083468201
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
236 pages
Isbn
9780008348564
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)1083468201

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