The Central Intelligence Agency

Ronald Kessler, author of Escape From the CIA, talked about the Obama Administration’s decision not to release photos reportedly… read more

Ronald Kessler, author of Escape From the CIA, talked about the Obama Administration’s decision not to release photos reportedly showing abuse of U.S. detainees abroad, the CIA’s decision to deny former Vice President Cheney’s request to declassify CIA memos that he says show valuable intelligence was gained from the use of harsh interrogation techniques, and how the CIA works and gathers information. Mr. Kessler also responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. close

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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May 18, 2009

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  • May 18, 2009 | 9:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 18, 2009 | 12:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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