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CIA Releases Its Declassified "Family Jewels"

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The CIA released the “family jewels.” nearly 700 pages of declassified documents on its own examination of agency abuses in the 1960s and 70s. The records chronicle assassination plans, including a CIA offer to a Mafia boss to take care of Fidel Castro, and illegal wiretaps and a search for spies at political conventions. The internal investigation, prompted by Watergate, also noted a request from Watergate burglar E. Howard Hunt for the name of a lockpicker. (6/27/07)