U.S. History

The Secret Sentry: The Untold History of the National Security Agency

Matthew Aid

About the Program

Matthew Aid talks about the history and purpose of the National Security Agency, which, since 9/11, has regularly provided the president with a majority of the information he receives in his daily intelligence briefing.  Mr. Aid spoke at the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC.       

About the Authors

Matthew Aid

Independent historian Matthew Aid is a former staff sergeant with the U.S. Air Force and a former visiting fellow at the National Security Archive.  He has written for Intelligence and National Security and other outlets.


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The Secret Sentry: The Untold History of the National Security Agency

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Past Airings

  • Monday, November 29th at 7am (ET)
  • Saturday, November 27th at 7pm (ET)
  • Sunday, September 12th at 1pm (ET)
  • Sunday, September 12th at 2am (ET)
  • Saturday, September 11th at 8pm (ET)
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