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Profile: Walter Bedell Smith

 
  

Positions that Walter Bedell Smith has held:

  • CIA Director


 

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Walter Bedell Smith actively participated in the following events:

 
  

1954      US-Guatemala (1901-2002)

       CIA covert Operation PB Success successfully removes Arbenz from power. [National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 4, n.d.; CNN, n.d.; Woodward, 1999; Woodward, 1999; Gleijeses, 1991; Schlesinger, 1999 Sources: CIA, 1994. Operation Success] The CIA director at this time, Allen Dulles, was formerly the president of the United Fruit Fruit Company (UFCO) and the previous CIA director and under-secretary of state, General Walter Bedell Smith, is on the company's board of directors. Smith will become UFCO's president following the overthrow. [Smith, n.d.; LaFeber, 1993; Hertz, 2001; Blum, 1995] Allen Dulles' brother, John Dulles, who is Secretary of State, previously worked as a lawyer defending the United Fruit Company. [CNN, n.d.; Ginsberg, 1996]
People and organizations involved: Walter Bedell Smith, Allen Welsh Dulles, John Foster Dulles
          

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