Reading Time: 18 minutes The assassination of President John F. Kennedy, and particularly its aftermath, was the first in a series of high-profile events that triggered an increased level of distrust of government among Americans. The ripples from that day have now turned into a wave, author David Talbot argues.
Reading Time: 2 minutes When the CIA was founded 70 years ago, it immediately began shaping the world in a way that served US business interests. In those days, the agency was led by Allen Dulles, its most powerful director. But who was this man? David Talbot, author of “The Devil’s Chessboard,” has the answers.