On today’s program, journalist, author and media entrepreneur David Talbot expores Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America’s Secret Government.
DAVID TALBOT, is the founder and former CEO of Salon.com, and was senior editor at Mother Jones magazine, plus features editor at the San Francisco Examiner. He has written for the New Yorker, Rolling Stone, Time and other major publications. He is also the author of the New York Times bestseller Brothers: The Hidden History of the Kennedy Years, and the national bestseller Season of the Witch. David’s latest venture in publishing features investigative reporting at Hot Books, http://hotbookspress.com/
About the book, The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America’s Secret Government.
Here is an explosive portrait of Allen Dulles, the man who transformed the CIA into a powerful, secretive and ruthless organization that changed world history and dragged America from democracy into this national security state. It is our greatest untold story: the United States’ rise to complete world dominance under the guise of Allen Dulles, the longest-serving director of the CIA. http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2128423