David Talbot’s new book The Devil’s Chessboard (left) is about the reign and influence of CIA director Allen Dulles (right). Photo credit:  Book Cover (Harper Collins), Allen Dulles (US Government Photo / Wikimedia)

The Devil’s Chessboard, a new book on the CIA’s most powerful director, Allen Dulles, will be out next week. In this podcast, WhoWhatWhy’s Jeff Schechtman interviews author David Talbot about his many new discoveries. These include World War II and Cold War secrets and crucial new information relating to the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

Related front page panorama photo credit: Devil’s Chessboard Book Cover (Harper Collins), David Talbot (author photo)

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Dirk
Dirk
6 years ago

Nice piece. But come up with something better than…………FDR,Kennedy arch enemies???

Rattlesnakes don’t commit suicide.

Brothers to the bone.

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6 years ago
Reply to  Dirk

How so ?

Nathaniel Heidenheimer
Nathaniel Heidenheimer
5 years ago

Yes, please explain why. Maybe it’s not a matter of simply who was president. Maybe it has as much or more to do with how developed the National Security State was.

Orangutan.
6 years ago

This week on the Corbett Report podcast:
‘Meet Allen Dulles: Fascist Spymaster’ (video)

https://www.corbettreport.com/meet-allen-dulles-fascist-spymaster-video/

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6 years ago
Reply to  Orangutan.

Thanks.
See this link for additional material and shownotes.
https://www.corbettreport.com/episode-307-meet-allen-dulles-fascist-spymaster/

johndissed
johndissed
6 years ago

Go here for Talbot book excerpts via WhoWhatWhy: bit.ly/1GEs3s3

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6 years ago
Reply to  johndissed

Very quick off the mark there johndissed – thankyou.

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