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"Saying No To Torture: My Secret Life Inside the CIA's War on Terror and the Price of Whistleblowing"

"Saying No To Torture: My Secret Life Inside the CIA's War on Terror and the Price of Whistleblowing"

Orozco Room, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall
General Public 

John Kiriakou is a former CIA counterterrorism officer who blew the whistle on the CIA's torture program in a nationally-televised interview in 2007.  In 2012, he became the eighth whistleblower charged under the Espionage Act by the Obama Administration.  He served nearly two years in prison for his disclosures.  

Sponsored by Historical Studies, The New School for Social Research (NSSR) and Witness Against Torture.



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