David Atlee Phillips was born in Fort Worth, Texas, on 31st October, 1922. He was educated at William and Mary College and Texas Christian University. During the Second World War he served as a nose gunner in the United States Air Force. Phillips joined the Central Intelligence Agency in 1950.
David Atlee Phillips (October 31, 1922 – July 7, 1988) was a Central Intelligence Agency officer for 25 years, one of a handful of people to receive the Career Intelligence Medal. He rose to become the CIA's chief of all operations in the Western hemisphere.
Jul 9, 1988 · July 9, 1988 David Atlee Phillips, 65, the Central Intelligence Agency's former chief of Latin American and Caribbean operations who in retirement became one of the agency's most vocal and public...
Jan 5, 2014 · 1977 Mark Lane VS CIA David Atlee Phillips debate, Part 1 of 2 - YouTube. © 2023 Google LLC. Phillips became Mexico City's Chief of Cuban Operations in September 1963, just before Oswald visited ...
by David Atlee Phillips, and then separately by the CIA itself in the late 1970s. In early 1975, Phillips, then Head of the CIA's Western Hemisphere Division, took ear ly retirement in order to counter what he called 'snowballing innuendo' about the Agency. This was to be his 'Last Assignment'. The message he wanted to promote
Jul 14, 1988 · David Atlee Phillips, a veteran undercover agent for the CIA who spent the last 13 years of his life defending that organization, has died at his home in Bethesda, Md., his nephew announced Wednesday.
Jun 20, 2013 · In the 1970s, embarrassing revelations about CIA domestic operations prompted a host of loyal veterans, most notably David Atlee Phillips, to speak out in favour of the intelligence community as an indispensible, effective, and honourable arm of government.