The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father CIA Spymaster William Colby | 2011

Documentary, Political
William Colby rose through the ranks to become Director of the CIA, but after decades of taking on the White House's toughest assignments, he defied the President, exposing to Congress some of the agency's darkest ...more

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Synopsis

From the beginning of his career as an OSS officer parachuting into Nazi-occupied Europe, William Colby rose through the ranks of "The Company," and soon was involved in covert operations in hot spots around the globe. He swayed elections against the Communists in Italy, oversaw the coup against President Diem in Saigon, and ran the controversial Phoenix Program in Vietnam, which sparked today's legacy of counter-insurgency. But after decades of obediently taking on the White House's toughest and dirtiest assignments, and rising to become Director of CIA, Colby defied the President. Braving intense controversy, he opened up to Congress some of the agency's darkest, most tightly held secrets and extra-legal operations.

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