The CIA and Hollywood episode 10 Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, 6-19-2016


Tom Secker and Pearse Redmond's podcast series The CIA and Hollywood features reviews of films that were made with the assistance of the Central Intelligence Agency. The second set of podcasts in this series is currently being published, and in this tenth episode Aaron Franz is on as a guest to help dissect the film Confessions of a Dangerous Mind. A movie about seventies gameshow host, Chuck Barris, and his self-alleged work for the CIA as an assassin. There are so many questions to ask about this movie, and everyone involved with it. Was Barris telling the truth about his CIA work? Why did George Clooney decide to make this film? Was the CIA involved in producing this film, and if so to what extent?

 

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