William Casey was an influential member of the CIA and an important person concerning affairs around the world.
Born March 13, 1913, William Joseph Casey received his education from Fordham University where he received his Bachelor of Science in 1934 and went on to St. John's University School of Law, receiving his Bachelor of Laws in 1937.
His education earned him a place in the Office of Strategic Services in 1943, during World War II.
After holding many positions within the U.S. government, he was appointed the Director of Central Intelligence by President Ronald Reagan on January 20, 1981.
During his career as CIA director, Casey was involved in many such politically-sensitive situations as the Iran-Contra Affair, the Manuel Noriega Crisis, and the trafficking and dealings of drugs by CIA agents.
Although Casey was deeply involved in politics and events around the world, his efforts were not well known, including his part in the authorization of the assassination of Ayatollah Mohammed Fadlallah in 1985.
Casey died of brain cancer in May 1987.
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Walsh Iran / Contra Report - Chapter 15 William J. Casey
It is not known whether Casey saw the memo. On September 17, Casey met with Allen, Cave, and CIA lawyer Bernard Makowka to discuss gathering intelligence during a visit by a nephew of Iranian Majlis Speaker Rafsanjani. Casey talked to both North ...
Casey at the Bat
... as he stepped into his place, there was pride in Casey's bearing and a smile lit Casey's face. And when, responding to the cheers, he lightly doffed his hat, no stranger in the crowd could doubt t'was Casey at the bat. Ten thousand eyes were ...
Casey At Bat
... as he stepped into his place; There was pride in Casey's bearing and a smile lit Casey's face. And when, responding to the cheers, he lightly doffed his hat, No stranger in the crowd could doubt 'twas Casey at the bat. Ten thousand eyes were ...