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covert
used in Killing Kennedy

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Definition
done in a secret or hidden way
  • CIA director Alan Dulles, an urbane and wealthy gentleman in his late sixties, epitomizes that aura of secrecy and covert intrigue.
    p. 52.1
  • Kennedy has authorized a covert invasion of the island nation, sending fourteen hundred anti-Castro exiles to do a job that the U.S. military, by rule of international law, cannot do itself.
    p. 43.1
  • A brilliant man, Rusk attended Oxford as a Rhodes scholar and served as a chief of war plans as an army officer in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II, organizing covert missions very much like the Bay of Pigs.
    p. 45.9
  • The number of women who have access to the president is, of course, a security breach that could bring down the presidency, whether through blackmail or even, say, covert assassination via hypodermic injection.
    p. 74.5
  • The CIA has joined in the fight in Vietnam, conducting covert search-and-destroy missions in the Communist north.
    p. 155.9
  • Ninety miles from Florida, Fidel Castro is in a rage about ongoing American covert activity in Cuba.
    p. 198.3

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