First edition, fourth printing of Caging the Nuclear Genie: An American Challenge for Global Security, signed by Stansfield Turner.
Octavo, xi, 163pp. Blue hardcover, black cloth spine. First edition, fourth printing. In publisher’s near fine dust jacket, retail price on front flap, light shelf wear. Signed and dated by Admiral Turner on bookplate. Additional laid-in letter to Louisiana congressman, William J. Jefferson, signed by Admiral Turner.
Admiral Stansfield Turner (1923-2018) served as the Director of the CIA during the Carter Administration. He was nominated in 1977 by President Jimmy Carter to succeed George H.W. Bush in the post. Prior to his post at the CIA, Turner was the President of the Naval War College (1972-1974), commander of the US Second Fleet (1974-1975), and Supreme Allied Commander NATO Southern Europe (1975-1977). He died in 2018.