The Agency: A History of the CIA

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The Agency: A History of the CIA

2019

CIA expert Hugh Wilford transforms decades of research into a 24-episode series that helps you better understand the roles the CIA has played in recent American history, from the eve of the Cold War to the 21st-century War on...

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Director
Hugh Wilford
Supplier
The Great Courses

In This Series

Secrecy, Democracy, and the Birth of the CIA
Episode 1
Secrecy, Democracy, and the Birth of the CIA
George Kennan and the Rise of Covert Ops
Episode 2
George Kennan and the Rise of Covert Ops
The CIA, China, and the Korean War
Episode 3
The CIA, China, and the Korean War
The Iran Coup of August 1953
Episode 4
The Iran Coup of August 1953
Regime Change in Guatemala
Episode 5
Regime Change in Guatemala
Operation Rollback in Eastern Europe
Episode 6
Operation Rollback in Eastern Europe
U-2 Spy Missions and Battleground Berlin
Episode 7
U-2 Spy Missions and Battleground Berlin
The CIA in Syria, Indonesia, and the Congo
Episode 8
The CIA in Syria, Indonesia, and the Congo
Under Orders: The Agency Targets Castro
Episode 9
Under Orders: The Agency Targets Castro
Missile Crisis in Cuba and at Langley
Episode 10
Missile Crisis in Cuba and at Langley
Unquiet American: Edward Lansdale in Vietnam
Episode 11
Unquiet American: Edward Lansdale in Vietnam
CIA Fronts and the Ramparts Exposé
Episode 12
CIA Fronts and the Ramparts Exposé
Spies in Hollywood: Romance and Thriller
Episode 13
Spies in Hollywood: Romance and Thriller
Nixon, Kissinger, and the Coup in Chile
Episode 14
Nixon, Kissinger, and the Coup in Chile
Watergate, Nixon, and the Family Jewels
Episode 15
Watergate, Nixon, and the Family Jewels
James Angleton and the Great CIA Molehunt
Episode 16
James Angleton and the Great CIA Molehunt
Colby, Church, and the CIA Crisis of 1975
Episode 17
Colby, Church, and the CIA Crisis of 1975
The CIA, Carter, and the Hostage Crisis in Iran
Episode 18
The CIA, Carter, and the Hostage Crisis in Iran
Reagan, Casey, and the Iran-Contra Scandal
Episode 19
Reagan, Casey, and the Iran-Contra Scandal
Afghanistan, the Soviets, and the CIA
Episode 20
Afghanistan, the Soviets, and the CIA
Intelligence Failure: The Road to 9/11
Episode 21
Intelligence Failure: The Road to 9/11
CIA Advance in Afghanistan, Retreat in Iraq
Episode 22
CIA Advance in Afghanistan, Retreat in Iraq
CIA Renditions, Interrogations, and Drones
Episode 23
CIA Renditions, Interrogations, and Drones
The CIA Balance Sheet: Wins and Losses
Episode 24
The CIA Balance Sheet: Wins and Losses