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Secrets, Politics, and Torture

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The dramatic story of the fight over the CIA's controversial interrogation methods, widely criticized as torture. Based on recently declassified documents and interviews with key political leaders and CIA insiders, the film investigates what the CIA did and whether it worked.
DVD
2015
Clemons (Stacks)
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Interview With Carleton Swift [electronic resource]

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Carleton Swift, a CIA employee, replaced Archimedes Patti as head of the O.S.S. mission in Hanoi. Swift recounts why he got involved with Indochina and his experiences after he took the mission over from Patti. Swift recalls his impressions of Ho Chi Minh describing him as a slight man and Swift admits to not understanding how Ho Chi Minh gained so much power. Swift discusses the way the Americans dealt with the North Vietnamese and the friendships that developed.
Online
1983
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Interview With J. Vinton (Vint) Lawrence, 1981 [electronic resource]

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A former United States CIA paramilitary officer, Vinton J. Lawrence was stationed in Laos from 1962 to 1966. Lawrence recalls arriving in Vientiane. After the Geneva Convention only two CIA agents were allowed to stay in-country, Lawrence and Tony Poe. Together Lawrence and Poe set up base in Long Cheng and began to work closely with Vang Pao. Lawrence contends that Vang Pao was not a creation of the CIA but rather a trained soldier who had completed officer's school. Lawrence recalls his impression of Vang Pao as a dynamic man and a natural leader. Lawrence also talks about the evolution of Long Cheng from a bucolic place to a overpopulated shanty town. Lawrence recalls his feelings about his time in Laos and his sorrow as to what has happened to its people, who he believes have gon [...]
Online
1983
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Interview With Ray S. Cline, 1982 [electronic resource]

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Ray Cline served in the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), which would later become the CIA. He recounts the confusing information relayed to Washington after the Tonkin Gulf Incidents and casts doubt on the accuracy of some of the reporting. He discusses intelligence gathering and the Presidency and recalls the CIA's advice to Johnson regarding the commitment of troops in Vietnam.
Online
1983
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Interview With William Egan Colby, 1981 [electronic resource]

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William Colby was a high-ranking CIA officer during the Vietnam War. He would later direct the Agency. Here he recalls the CIA's assessment of the Vietnam War in 1965 and the failure of the US to anticipate the Tet Offensive. He discusses the Phoenix Program, which he directed, describing its impact on the War. Finally, he recounts events surrounding the Fall of Saigon and the end of the War, and reflects on the success or failure of US strategy in Vietnam.
Online
1983