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"Family Jewels" Declassified CIA Documents

Published June 26, 2007

These documents were compiled in 1973 by then-director of the CIA, James Schlensinger. The collection of almost 700 documents reported on CIA activities that might have been "inconsistent with the Agency's charter". The documents were handed to Congress in 1974 for review by various governmental committees and were released to the public on June 26, 2007.

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