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Whistleblower at the CIA: An Insider’s Account of the Politics of Intelligence with Melvin A. Goodman, writer and former senior analyst and Division Chief at the CIA from 1966 to 1990.

This lecture presents a rare insider’s account of the inner workings of America’s intelligence community.

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We do not have sign-ups or reserved seats, It is all first come, first serve.
Unfortunately, It is not possible to predict the size of any audience,
or the number of books that will be sold.  The capacity is 160 seats.
Christine Coulombe, a senior librarian, will be introducing and hosting the program.
Please go to the 6th floor conference room.

 

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Date

Jul 27 2017
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Time

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Jul 27 2017
  • Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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455 Fifth Avenue
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