Richard M. Helms

Richard M. Helms

Richard McGarrah Helms served as the Director of Central Intelligence from June 1966 to February 1973. Helms began intelligence work with the Office of Strategic Services during World War II. Following the 1947 creation of the Central Intelligence Agency he rose in its ranks during the Truman, Eisenhower, and Kennedy administrations. Wikipedia*

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Richard M. Helms has eight videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1971 Compiled Program. The year with the most videos was 1994 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1992 with an average of 655 views per program as a Deputy Director for the Plans of the Central Intelligence Agency. Most appearances with William H. Webster (2), James Woolsey (2). Most common tags: Intelligence, U.S. History.

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Director, Central Intelligence Agency June 30, 1966 - February 2, 1973 Videos: 7 Deputy Director, Plans, Central Intelligence Agency c. January 1, 1962 - c. January 1, 1965 Videos: 1 Ambassador, Iran, United States c. February 21, 1991 - c. February 28, 1991 Videos: 0

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