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.
Frederick 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 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."