Comments: 912 • Responses: 26 • Date: 2014-01-02 13:52:56 UTC
TheAssetsABC344 karma2014-01-02 15:05:55 UTC
Yes, but I'd have to kill you! :)
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TheAssetsABC278 karma2014-01-02 14:40:48 UTC
While not a mainstream movie, the old PBS series "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" comes the closest to what it was like working in the CIA.
TheAssetsABC210 karma2014-01-02 14:39:53 UTC
I needed a job as I was graduating from the University of Washington with a degree in Russian. CIA appeared to be the only possible employer!
TheAssetsABC202 karma2014-01-02 15:08:09 UTC
Yes! But it was so many years ago that they're probably in museums now. There was the plastic purse with a camera--a fashion faux pas!
TheAssetsABC148 karma2014-01-02 14:32:18 UTC
He was not ideologically driven--it was financial.
TheAssetsABC133 karma2014-01-02 14:56:31 UTC
That it's always exciting! While there is a great deal of excitement, there are many days of tedium.
TheAssetsABC132 karma2014-01-02 14:47:35 UTC
Good spooks are not paranoid. They're thoughtful, thorough, and well-prepared. Paranoia will only get you into trouble!
TheAssetsABC128 karma2014-01-02 15:05:19 UTC
Yes, our book had to be cleared by CIA's publications review board. It was a difficult process, which took a little over 3 years. Over 90% of our original material appears in the book. What was deleted, we considered of insignificance.
TheAssetsABC109 karma2014-01-02 14:34:29 UTC
Yes, some who were not executed did make it out after serving long prison terms.
TheAssetsABC78 karma2014-01-02 15:12:03 UTC
When I was recruited, I had no idea where I was going to be assigned at CIA headquarters.
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