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This edition: Are CIA Officers an Endangered Species?

Episode Details

Original tape date: November 17, 2014.

First aired: December 1, 2014.

John Rizzo joined the CIA legal department in 1975 and saw 11 Directors of Central Intelligence come and go in the next 34 years as controversy increasingly enveloped the Agency. Author of the bestselling book, Company Man, the former CIA General Counsel tells Jim Zirin how he reacted to the “torture memos” of the Bush administration, and how he couldn’t stop the CIA from destroying tapes of the “enhanced interrogation” of al Qaeda chieftain Abu Zubayda.

Guest List

John A. Rizzo Former CIA General Counsel