The Good Spy

Kai Bird talked about his book, The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames, in which he chronicles the life and career of Central… read more

Kai Bird talked about his book, The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames, in which he chronicles the life and career of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) operative Robert Ames. In his book, Mr. Bird argues that Ames, who worked for the CIA’s Middle East Directorate of Operations before his death, was one of the most important and successful operatives in the history of the organization. Robert Ames was killed in the suicide bombing of the U.S. embassy in Beirut in 1983. This event was held at the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. close

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The Good Spy

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Program ID:
319572-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 13, 2014 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 25, 2014 | 6:58am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jul 13, 2014 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 10, 2014 | 5:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 25, 2014 | 6:58am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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