Friday, March 03, 2006

Richard B. Russell Library's web site now featuring podcasts!

Beginning with our upcoming program "Oversight or Overlook? Intelligence in the Modern World," Russell Library will be providing free podcasts on its website for select programs.

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Thursday, March 02, 2006

Oversight or Overlook? Intelligence in the Modern World

3:00 pm, Wednesday, March 8, 2006
The Chapel, University of Georgia

David M. Barrett provided a provocative account of relations between American spymasters and Capitol Hill in his recently published book, The CIA and Congress: The Untold Story from Truman to Kennedy. Barrett and a panel of UGA experts on modern intelligence gathering—Dr. Loch K. Johnson, co-author of Who's Watching The Spies?; Powell Moore (ABJ), senior congressional and presidential aide and Donald Rumsfeld's first Asst. Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs; and Dr. Michael C. Speckhard, CIA officer-in-residence, University of Georgia—discussed the structure of intelligence and questions of its oversight in light of current events.

A Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies Salon Event, presented in association with The Policy Forum, School of Policy and International Affairs. Generous support for this program was provided in part by the University of Georgia Alumni Association and the University of Georgia Libraries.

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