28. November 2017 - 18:30 till 20:30
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The Foundation of the CIA | International Spy Museum | Tuesday, 28. November 2017

The Foundation of the CIA: Harry Truman, the Missouri Gang, and the origins of the Cold War

The US was late to the practice of intelligence, but during World War II the country created a new model of combining intelligence collection and analytic functions into a single organization—the Office of Strategic Services. How did this outfit transform into today’s CIA? Dr. Richard E. Schroeder, retired CIA officer and author of The Foundation of the CIA, reveals how. This book will be available for sale and signing at the event.

  • If I can join a spy team I will be so good and will devote all my active time to that work.
  • A TUESDAY EVENING? Seriously? ....would have loved to attend