The Agency: A History of the CIA

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Overview

Follow a noted CIA expert and uncover how the CIA has shaped modern world history.

Topics Covered:
  • 1: Secrecy, Democracy, and the Birth of the CIA
  • 2: George Kennan and the Rise of Covert Ops
  • 3: The CIA, China, and the Korean War
  • 4: The Iran Coup of August 1953
  • 5: Regime Change in Guatemala
  • 6: Operation Rollback in Eastern Europe
  • 7: U-2 Spy Missions and Battleground Berlin
  • 8: The CIA in Syria, Indonesia, and the Congo
  • 9: Under Orders: The Agency Targets Castro
  • 10: Missile Crisis in Cuba and at Langley
  • 11: Unquiet American: Edward Lansdale in Vietnam
  • 12: CIA Fronts and the Ramparts Exposé
  • 13: Spies in Hollywood: Romance and Thriller
  • 14: Nixon, Kissinger, and the Coup in Chile
  • 15: Watergate, Nixon, and the Family Jewels
  • 16: James Angleton and the Great CIA Molehunt
  • 17: Colby, Church, and the CIA Crisis of 1975
  • 18: The CIA, Carter, and the Hostage Crisis in Iran
  • 19: Reagan, Casey, and the Iran-Contra Scandal
  • 20: Afghanistan, the Soviets, and the CIA
  • 21: Intelligence Failure: The Road to 9/11
  • 22: CIA Advance in Afghanistan, Retreat in Iraq
  • 23: CIA Renditions, Interrogations, and Drones
  • 24: The CIA Balance Sheet: Wins and Losses