Richard Helms, 1913-2002, Director, U. S. Central Intelligence Agency, U. S. Ambassador to Iran, Remark, 1974
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Richard McGarrah Helms served as the United States Director of Central Intelligence (DCI) from June 1966 to February 1973. Helms began intelligence work with the Office of Strategic Services during World War II. Following the 1947 creation of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) he rose in its ranks during the Truman, Eisenhower, and Kennedy administrations. Helms then served as DCI under Presidents Johnson and Nixon.