Joseph Goulden: ‘The Foundation of the CIA’ book review

THE FOUNDATION OF THE CIA: HARRY TRUMAN, THE MISSOURI GANG, AND THE ORIGINS OF THE COLD WAR By Richard E. Schroeder University of Missouri Press, $24.95, 175 pages Although Harry S. Truman ranks high on my list of admired presidents, one of his earliest decisions was an outright blunder – but fortunately, one that he quickly…