Civics 101 – Episode 114: The CIA

Lesson Duration

Each podcast episode of Civics 101 gives listeners a basic, non-partisan, topical reintroduction to how the U.S. government works. The history of the topic, as well as connections to current news events, is explored.

Episode 114: The Central Intelligence Agency is a U.S. foreign intelligence service. What is the purpose of the CIA and what is the role of espionage within a democracy? 

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Transcript included.


New Hampshire Public Radio