Crimes of CIA and OPEC in 1975 Essay

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Crimes of CIA and OPEC in 1975




The Crimes Of The CIA
OPEC Stalling On New Price Oil


1. Intro
A. Why the events were important
B. The basic problems that came with these events
C. Why they could have happened


2. Paragraph 1
A. Rockefeller Papers
B. How it influenced the people about the accusations

3. Paragraph 2
A. CIA incidents
B. What they were accused of
C. The accusations


4. Paragraph 3
A. OPEC
B. Describe the events that lead up to this
C. Why OPEC decided to do this
D. US response to the oil prices

5. Paragraph 4
A. How these tie together or how they don’t
B. Influences on society
C. Over all reactions

6. Conclusion
A. Bring together all thoughts
B. How some of this could have been solved
C. Our thoughts about the government

Democrat and Chronicle: A daily newspaper, which targets more liberal readers. It
questions the government more severely then others.


Report: CIA committed illegal acts
Stanton to head CIS probe
Oil exporters put off price decision to Fall
Report Charges CIA with ‘plainly unlawful’ acts
Oil import quota survives

Washington Post: A daily newspaper, less liberal standing compared to Democrat and Chronicle.

Panel Finds CIA Illegality but Backs Record
CIA Infiltrated 17 Area Groups, Gave Out LSD
Report on CIA in Brief
Ford Insists Any Oil Price Rise Should Be Limited to 7% to 8%

New York Times: A daily newspaper, which targeted more liberal readers.

CIA Panel Finds ‘Plainly Unlawful’ Acts that Improperly Invaded American Rights
Unknown people drug-test subjects
Panel wants agency to watch over CIA
We once again hear problems with governmental agency overly using their power and taking
away rights of citizens unjustly. With these problems comes societies weary eye over the
government, should society trust them or fear them. With internal problems also come
international problems. Oil runs the world and the United States can’t have small oil
producing countries have to much power over them. However if these countries wanted they
could slow the world down and create huge problems. This is what happened in the nineteen
seventies, when a few of the OPEC countries decided that they wanted more money. This
caused many problems in the United States and other countries; here in the US the auto
industry had to change their thinking on car and engine size. With the CIA committing
illegal acts against the public and OPEC raising the price for oil, the United States had
many problems to face at this time. The government caused these to happen, they allowed
the CIA to go on unchecked in their performance and activities. If the US had from the
beginning given the OPEC nations the right of money they deserved the price of oil might
not have shot up so severely. The US could have prevented this situation if they had done
this.

The Rockefeller Papers were simply a report headed by Nelson A. Rockefeller to be done on
the activities of the CIA. The president had ordered a special commission to review the
CIA, at the time no one had any idea how unchecked the CIA had gone on with their
administration. When the report was finished the media and the public were shocked at the
numerous occasions when the CIA ignored the peoples civil rights. This report brought
about charges to the CIA with crimes of ‘Plainly Unlawful’ acts. The report charges the
CIA with using humans as guinea pigs for LSD along with numerous other crimes (Democrat
and Chronicle). An example of this testing is when a civilian of the department of the
Army was given LSD in a meeting with out his knowledge. He was told about the LSD 20
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