History and Collections
John T. Hughes The unclassified library is named in honor of John T. Hughes (1928-1992). Internationally recognized and honored, Mr. Hughes served his 33-year intelligence career as an exceptional defense intelligence photo interpreter, collection systems manager, and senior executive. At the request of the President and the Secretary of Defense, Mr. Hughes presented a nationally televised briefing on February 6, 1963 , tracing the introduction, deployment, and withdrawal of Soviet strategic forces in the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The Vernon A. Walters Collection In 2002 the National Intelligence University was honored to accept a gift from the estate of the late Ambassador Vernon A. Walters, U.S. Army. This gift included his photographs, documents, personal and professional correspondence, awards and memorabilia documenting a half-century career that was both distinguished and extraordinary.