Melvin Goodman - Whistleblower at the CIA

Whistleblower at the CIA

Melvin Goodman will be appearing to sign copies of his book, Whistleblower at the CIA.

Melvin Goodman's long career as a respected intelligence analyst at the CIA, specializing in US/Soviet relations, ended abruptly. In 1990, after twenty-four years of service, Goodman resigned when he could no longer tolerate the corruption he witnessed at the highest levels of the Agency. In 1991 he went public, blowing the whistle on top-level officials and leading the opposition against the appointment of Robert Gates as CIA director. In the widely covered Senate hearings, Goodman charged that Gates and others had subverted "the process and the ethics of intelligence" by deliberately misinforming the White House about major world events and covert operations.

In this breathtaking expose, Goodman tells the whole story. Retracing his career with the Central Intelligence Agency, he presents a rare insider's account of the inner workings of America's intelligence community, and the corruption, intimidation, and misinformation that lead to disastrous foreign interventions. An invaluable and historic look into one of the most secretive and influential agencies of US government - and a wake-up call for the need to reform its practices.

The signing will take place on Saturday, August 19th, from 9 until 11 AM.

Event date: 
Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Event address: 
133 Rehoboth Ave.
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971