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William Colby

In unedited excerpts from a 1995 conversation former Central Intelligence Agency Director William Colby spoke about post-war America, the rise of… read more

In unedited excerpts from a 1995 conversation former Central Intelligence Agency Director William Colby spoke about post-war America, the rise of communism within and outside the United States and how the American government got involved in the Cold War.

After serving in World War II, Colby joined the CIA and became a strong opponent of the Communist Party. Independent producer George Colburn conducted this interview for a series of documentaries on Dwight D. Eisenhower’s military and political career; a period covering from 1941 to 1961. close

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William Colby Oral History Interview

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Program ID:
311568-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 30, 2013 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Apr 01, 2013 | 4:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Mar 30, 2013 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 31, 2013 | 3:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 01, 2013 | 4:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3