Spy Web: International Espionage (1999): S01E04 – The CIA


A 1999 history documentary series about spying and intelligence-gathering hosted by Stan Watt.


Established by President Truman, the CIA became a global agency for collecting and evaluating intelligence through covert action. It has a fascinating history throughout the post-war world and this episode covers important areas of American history, including the U2 affair, the Cuban missile crisis, the Vietnam War, and its modern role to counter the spread of weapons of mass destruction, drug trafficking and international organised crime.

Spy Web: International Espionage Series

You can find a full index of Spy Web: International Espionage here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Distributor(s): History Channel.
  • Release Date: 1999.
  • Running time: 60 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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