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Goss Message Violates Nonpartisan Spirit of CIA

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Goss Message Violates Nonpartisan Spirit of CIA

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Goss Message Violates Nonpartisan Spirit of CIA

Goss Message Violates Nonpartisan Spirit of CIA

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NPR's Daniel Schorr says that a recent memo from CIA Director Porter Goss, reminding CIA staff to "support the administration and its policies," goes against the intentions of President Truman, who created the CIA in 1947. President Truman wanted the CIA to be independent of policy and politics.