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Now that the cold war is over? / Stansfield Turner, Bill Schaap, Michael Parenti, and Ernest Van Den Haag ; moderated by Phyllis Bennis and Samori Marksman.

Program Title:
Now that the cold war is over? / Stansfield Turner, Bill Schaap, Michael Parenti, and Ernest Van Den Haag ; moderated by Phyllis Bennis and Samori Marksman.
PRA Archive #: 
IZ0336
Description: 

Group discussion, with questions from the moderators, on the value and legality of the CIA. Supporters of the Agency are Admiral Stansfield Turner was Director of the CIA, 1977-1981 and Ernest Van Den Haag, member of the Heritage Foundation. Opponents of the Agency are Michael Parenti, a Political Scientist, and William Schaap, a journalist.

r.1. The National Security State / Samori Marksman (4:00) ; Introductions / Phyllis Bennis (4:30) ; The importance of the CIA for reliable intelligence / Stansfield Turner (18:30) ; Legalities of phone tapping / Bennis and Turner (2:30) ; The world-wide National Security State : a history of human rights violations / Michael Parenti (25:30) ; The role of the CIA in a New World Order / Turner and Parenti, questions by Bennis (5:00) -- r.2. The trouble with covert actions / William Schaap ; The need for the CIA following the collapse of the Soviet Union / Ernest Van Den Haag ; Interference with "Friendly Countries" / Turner, Parenti, Van Den Haag, and Schaap, question by Bennis (51 min.).

r.1. The National Security State / Samori Marksman (4:00) ; Introductions / Phyllis Bennis (4:30) ; The importance of the CIA for reliable intelligence / Stansfield Turner (18:30) ; Legalities of phone tapping / Bennis and Turner (2:30) ; The world-wide National Security State : a history of human rights violations / Michael Parenti (25:30) ; The role of the CIA in a New World Order / Turner and Parenti, questions by Bennis (5:00) -- r.2. The trouble with covert actions / William Schaap ; The need for the CIA following the collapse of the Soviet Union / Ernest Van Den Haag ; Interference with "Friendly Countries" / Turner, Parenti, Van Den Haag, and Schaap, question by Bennis (51 min.).

Station: 
Date Recorded on: 
Columbia University's Catherine Miller Theatre, New York City, 26 May 1993.
Date Broadcast on: 
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Item duration: 
2 reels (111 min.) : 7 1/2 ips., mono.
Distributor: 
Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1993.
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