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Non Fiction Television: On Company Business #904123

PBS Special for Tuesday, Jul 22, 1980

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  • A three-part PBS news program entitled "On Company Business" (a part of "Non Fiction Television" series), on the Central Intelligence Agency and its role in American Foreign Policy. Part One examines the origins of the CIA in the 1940s and explores its activities through the early 1960s. Part Two focuses on CIA activities in Latin American during the 1960s. Part Three focuses on the CIA in the decade of the 1970s, including operations in Chile, Angola, and Iran.
  • Taped footage of interviews with former CIA Director William Colby, Philip Agee, Joseph Burkholder Smith, Senator Henry Jackson, Sig Mickelson, Paul Sakwa, Victor Reuther, James and Elsie Wilcott, David Atlee Phillips, Victor Marchetti, former CIA Director John McCone, Robert Maheu, John Stockwell, Richard Martinez, Andrea McClellan, Bill Doherty, Col. Pedro Paulo de Barauna, Angela Seixas, A. J. Langguth, Dr. Hugo Villar, Juan Ferreira, mercenary David Bufkin, and Jesse Leach.
  • Taped footage of statements and/or speeches from President Harry S Truman, former Secretary of State Dean Acheson, Cecil B. Demille, Tom Braden, George Meany, President John F Kennedy, Ambassador Adlai Stevenson, Senator Frank Church, former CIA Director Richard Helms, McGeorge Bundy, Secretary of State Dean Rusk, Manuel Hevia, Ron Ziegler, US Ambassador to Chile Edward Korry, Chilean exile Isabel Letelier, ITT Representative William Merriam, Senator Everett Dirksen (R-IL), Senator John Stennis (D-MS), Rep. Ronald Dellums (D-CA), Senator Lowell Weicker (R-CT), Sheila Gerhart, mercenary Daniel Gerhart, Carl Acker, Joyce Acker, President Richard Nixon, and President Dwight Eisenhower.
  • Duration:
    03:59:30

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