Bay of Pigs

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CIA Can Keep Bay of Pigs Document Secret: Judge

Draft volume reportedly critical of the agency

(Newser) - The CIA doesn't need to reveal a probably-embarrassing Bay of Pigs investigative report to the public, a judge ruled yesterday, because it was never finalized. The National Security Archive, a private group promoting government transparency, had sued for the release of a volume entitled the "CIA's Internal... More »

Watergate 'Plumber' Barker Dead at 92

(Newser) - Talk about an eventful life. Bernard Barker, one of the Watergate burglars as well as one of the leaders of the Bay of Pigs invasion, is dead at age 92, the Miami Herald reports. Barker worked for the CIA as a protege of Howard Hunt, flew bombers in WWII, served... More »

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