A declassified CIA report about the U-2 spy plane program lifts some of the veil of secrecy about a part of Nevada that fascinates sci-fi fans. For instance, the men who wanted to turn it into a top-secret site almost died the first time they went there. That's among five things interesting details.
V.A. "Vinnie" Musetto had been associated with the Post for the past 40 years. Now, the newspaper tells him, budget cuts are forcing the Post to part ways with him. His famous headline is often cited as among the greatest in American tabloid history.
An internal audit of the spy agency turned up many cases of "unauthorized surveillance of Americans or foreign intelligence targets in the United States," The Washington Post reports. Documents supplied by "NSA leaker" Edward Snowden add new details to the scope of U.S. surveillance programs.
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