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Bob Baer

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Context and a TV Show: Homeland

Friday, November 23, 2012

Every so often, we pick a popular movie, play, or TV show and talk about the real-life context. Today: Showtime's "Homeland."

Bob Baer, the Intelligence Columnist for TIME Magazine and 21-year veteran of the CIA, talks about what "Homeland" gets right and what it says about counter-terrorism. Then, June Thomas, a culture critic for Slate and host of the new Slate podcast The Afterword, discusses what the show says about the evolution of spy thrillers after 9/11.

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Context and a TV Show: Homeland

Monday, October 01, 2012

Every so often, we pick a popular movie, play, or TV show and talk about the real-life context. Today: Showtime's "Homeland."

Bob Baer, the Intelligence Columnist for TIME Magazine and 21-year veteran of the CIA, talks about what "Homeland" gets right and what it says about counter-terrorism. Then, June Thomas, a culture critic for Slate and host of the new Slate podcast The Afterword, discusses what the show says about the evolution of spy thrillers after 9/11.

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C.I.A. Secrecy

Friday, August 07, 2009

Bob Baer, former Middle East C.I.A. field officer and TIME.com's intelligence columnist will discuss the uproar over the revelation that the C.I.A. was running a secret assassination program.

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C.I.A. Secrecy

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Bob Baer, former Middle East C.I.A. field officer and TIME.com's intelligence columnist will discuss the uproar over the recent revelation that the C.I.A. was running a secret assassination program.

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