By Stephen J. Faessel

ISBN-10: 1439618259

ISBN-13: 9781439618257

After the advancements that the realm warfare II period delivered to the small agricultural neighborhood of Anaheim, the most important transformation arrived in 1955. Anaheim replaced eternally from a sleepy and proud little city into the guts for leisure and tourism in Southern California with the arriving of Disneyland. different nationwide and neighborhood companies and franchises arrived in and round this Orange County anchor city--including the California Angels baseball membership, the Anaheim conference middle, and such aerospace giants as Boeing and Rockwell International--and Anaheim grew exponentially.

This number of greater than 2 hundred classic and modern pictures depict the result of Anaheim's far-sighted elected and enterprise leaders, who nurtured the town from its agrarian roots and made it into one of many nation's quickest becoming towns within the Nineteen Sixties.

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In April of that year, Allen Dulles, then CIA deputy director for covert operations, met with military intelligence chiefs to seek their assistance in launching Project Artichoke. ” In this mobilization, the CIA employed a combination of financial incentives and collegial manipulation by a few leading researchers to effect a subtle redirection of the nascent cognitive science community. This alliance between the intelligence and science would prove seminal. Through a seemingly erratic yet systematic process, the CIA and its contract researchers produced a distinctively American approach to psychological torture grounded in a scientific understanding of the sensory pathways to human consciousness.

B. Retarding and advancing clocks. C. Serving meals at odd times. D. Disrupting sleep schedules. E. ” But now a penciled insert warned: “It is illegal and against policy to use them to produce regression. ” Offering visual confirmation of this continuity, the detainees at Guantanamo’s Camp X-Ray in 2002 wore prison suits with goggles, gloves, and ear muffs that bear a striking resemblance to equipment Dr. Hebb used to test sensory deprivation on student volunteers at McGill University in 1952. When the Cold War came to a close in 1990, Washington rescinded its torture training and resumed its advocacy of human rights.

Unless such a formal inquiry is convened to investigate this history of coercive interrogation and begin to break the cycle of secrecy, exposé, and impunity, we are likely in a few years to find ourselves once again facing another major torture scandal arising from some newly discovered dungeon in Asia, Africa, or the Middle East. When that happens, the world will not have forgotten those photos from Abu Ghraib. The damage to this country’s international standing will likely be nothing short of devastating.

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