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Thursday, May 17, 2012

Henry Crumpton talks about leading the CIA's global covert operations against terrorists. The BBC’s A History of the World in 100 Objects is about the iconic Japanese print “Under the Wave off Kanagawa.” And Matt Taibbi talks about JP Morgan Chase's trading loss for this week’s Backstory segment.

The Art of Intelligence

Henry Crumpton discusses leading the CIA's global covert operations against terrorists, including al Qaeda. His book The Art of Intelligence: Lessons from a Life in the CIA's Clandestine Service, details how the campaign changed the way America wages war.

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Backstory: Matt Taibbi on JP Morgan Chase

Matt Taibbi, Contributing Editor for Rolling Stone , joins us to talk about the recent $2 billion-plus loss at JP Morgan Chase and the state of Wall Street. Taibbi is the author of Griftopia: A Story of Bankers, Politicians, and the Most Audacious Power Grab in American History.

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