- Of the coup, in August, I'm sure we'd understood nothing.Book 4 — Bel and the Serpent (13% in)
- The station chief, Mr. Lawrence Devlin, was instructed to take as bold an action as he could keep secret: a coup would be all right.Book 4 — Bel and the Serpent (5% in)
- On September 10, they provided one million dollars in UN money for the purpose of buying loyalty, and the State Department completed its plans for a coup that would put Mobutu in charge of the entire army.Book 4 — Bel and the Serpent (7% in)
- She says there's talk now of an investigation, that the Congress may look into past wrongdoing in the Congo or "any possible link between the CIA, Lumumba's death, and the army coup that brought Mobutu to power."Book 5 — Exodus (51% in)
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