The Curious Case of the U.S. Government's Influence on 20th-Century Design
Mary Jac Heuman

Known for its intelligence-gathering operations during World War II, the O.S.S. also helped shape the look of modern life. THE OFFICE OF STRATEGIC SERVICES was the first centralized foreign intelligence agency in the United States, the direct precursor to the Central Intelligence Agency. Founded during World War II by order of President Franklin D.