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Setting the record straight on the CIA
Tim Weiner
June 20, 2008
Tim Weiner of the New York Times has covered intelligence and national security issues for two decades and has won a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting. Weiner's latest book, "Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA," draws on hundreds of interviews and archival documents, revealing decades of blunders that have compromised the country's national security. During a recent speech at the Minneapolis Public Library, Tim Weiner discussed how the CIA evolved over the past six decades, and where it went wrong.

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