After Words

After Words: Frederick Hitz, "Why Spy?: Espionage in an Age of Uncertainty" interviewed by Peter Earnest, executive director of the International Spy Museum

About the Program

Frederick Hitz, former inspector general of the CIA presents his thoughts on the current state of American espionage in his book, Why Spy?: Espionage in an Age of Uncertainty.  Mr. Hitz remarks on the issues facing spy operations amid the war on terror and discusses the release of the Justice Department memos on interrogation techniques.  Frederick Hitz discusses his book with Peter Earnest, former CIA operations officer and currently executive director of the International Spy Museum.

 

About the Authors

Frederick Hitz

Frederick HitzFrederick Hitz was inspector general of the CIA from 1990 to 1998. He is the author of "The Great Game: The Myths and Reality of Espionage." Mr. Hitz is currently a lecturer at the University of Virginia School of Law.
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Peter Earnest

Peter Earnest is the executive director of the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC. Mr. Earnest formerly worked for the CIA for thirty years, which included twenty years in Clandestine Service. Peter Earnest was awarded the CIA's Medal of Merit for "superior performance."

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  • Sunday, May 17th at 12pm (ET)
  • Monday, May 11th at 3am (ET)
  • Monday, May 11th at 12am (ET)
  • Sunday, May 10th at 9pm (ET)
  • Saturday, May 9th at 10pm (ET)
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