Ray Cline Interview

Ray Cline, former chief Soviet analyst for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), detailed the growth of the Central Intelligence Agency… read more

Ray Cline, former chief Soviet analyst for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), detailed the growth of the Central Intelligence Agency under President Eisenhower, and described President Eisenhower as a “man devoted to the facts” who valued intelligence as a wartime leader and as the nation’s chief executive. Topics included U.S. covert actions in the 1950s, Soviet relations, the Korean War, CIA involvement in Iran, Sputnik and the “missile gap crisis.”

Independent producer George Colburn conducted this interview for the Eisenhower Legacy Collection, a series of documentaries on Dwight D. Eisenhower’s military and political career. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Ray Cline Interview

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Program ID:
312465-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 11, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 30, 2013

Airing Details

  • May 11, 2013 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 12, 2013 | 3:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 13, 2013 | 4:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 29, 2013 | 8:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 30, 2013 | 12:07am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 30, 2013 | 3:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3