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Ask Molly: June 13, 2019

June 13, 2019 - 9:25pm
Blog Post: Meet Molly Hale. She’s been the CIA’s public voice since 2002, responding to faxes, phone calls, emails, and snail mail sent to the Agency. Now she’s going digital. This week's Q&A is from a family asking if they can come take a tour of CIA Headquarters and CIA Museum.

CIA Visits the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program

June 12, 2019 - 9:59pm
CIA Visits the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program

Balancing Transparency and Secrecy in a Digital Age

June 4, 2019 - 9:55pm
Blog Post: On Friday, May 31st, CIA’s Privacy and Civil Liberties Officer, Benjamin Huebner, spoke to a packed crowd at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC about the balance of transparency and secrecy in a digital age, especially within the Intelligence Community (IC).

CIA Pays Tribute to Its Fallen in Annual Memorial Ceremony

May 21, 2019 - 10:32pm
Press Release: Today, the Central Intelligence Agency held its annual Memorial Ceremony to remember, honor, and celebrate the courageous CIA officers who died serving their country. This year, there are four new stars on the Memorial Wall, each commemorating a distinguished officer. Two of those stars honor officers whose names and contributions remain classified even after their deaths.

CIA’s Latest Layer: An Onion Site

May 7, 2019 - 3:30pm
CIA’s Latest Layer: An Onion Site

Ask Molly: May 2, 2019

May 2, 2019 - 11:15pm
Blog Post: Meet Molly Hale. She’s been the CIA’s public voice since 2002, responding to faxes, phone calls, emails, and snail mail sent to the Agency. Now she’s going digital. This week's topic is about CIA's library.

Transparency at CIA

May 1, 2019 - 11:05pm
Feature Story: If you’ve ever wondered why one of the most secretive organizations in the world cares about transparency, or how we go about protecting privacy and civil liberties, then keep reading.

CIA Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Becoming the George Bush Center for Intelligence

April 26, 2019 - 10:11pm
Blog Post: Today we celebrated the 20th anniversary of the naming of our headquarters: the George Bush Center for Intelligence. CIA Headquarters was renamed for President George Herbert Walker Bush on April 26, 1999, to honor his unique role in Agency history. President Bush is the only former Director of Central Intelligence to become President of the United States.

DCIA Haspel Visits Auburn University

April 19, 2019 - 5:30pm
Blog Post: On Thursday, April 18th, Director of CIA Gina Haspel spoke at Auburn University. You can watch a video of her remarks here.

CIA Director Gina Haspel Speaks at Auburn University

April 18, 2019 - 6:00pm
Speech: Remarks for Central Intelligence Agency Director Gina Haspel - at Auburn University

Women in Intel: Maria Gulovich

April 16, 2019 - 11:20pm
Blog Post: Maria Gulovich, a young Slovakian schoolteacher, was only 23-years-old when she began harboring Jews from the Nazis. She joined the underground resistance and began working for the Office of Strategic Services as a guide and interpreter.

Ask Molly: April 11, 2019

April 11, 2019 - 7:15pm
Blog Post: Meet Molly Hale. She’s been the CIA’s public voice since 2002, responding to faxes, phone calls, emails, and snail mail sent to the Agency. Now she’s going digital. This week's topic is about CIA's library.

Women in Intel: Elizabeth Sudmeier

April 3, 2019 - 7:00pm
Blog Post: Elizabeth Sudmeier was a pioneer in breaking down gender barriers at CIA. As a founding member of the Agency, Elizabeth, like many women at that time, began her career as a typist. Yet, despite the resistance of Agency senior managers and supervisors, Elizabeth did what few women were able to do.

The Art of Simple Sabotage

April 1, 2019 - 12:30pm

Women in Intel: Betty Ann Lussier

March 26, 2019 - 3:20pm
Blog Post: Betty Ann Lussier was a fiercely independent, hard working, adventurous woman with a craving for excitement and a compassion for humanitarian issues. She personified the ideal OSS agent. She was strong-willed, intelligent, self-motivated, brave, dedicated, and driven.

The Intrepid Woman: Betty Ann Lussier

March 26, 2019 - 3:18pm
Feature Story: Betty Ann Lussier was a fiercely independent, hardworking, adventurous woman with a craving for excitement and a compassion for humanitarian issues. She grew up on a dairy farm and learned to fly a plane at the young age of 16. When she was 20, she boarded a ship to England to fight the Nazis. She became a successful counterintelligence agent with the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) and married one of the wealthiest men in Spain. She socialized with Ernest Hemingway and Ava Gardner and later worked for the United Nations. She also authored several books. Betty personified the ideal OSS agent. She was strong-willed, intelligent, self-motivated, brave, dedicated, and driven.

Michael Collins at CSIS

March 25, 2019 - 3:55pm
Blog Post: On Wednesday, March 20th, Deputy Assistant Director of CIA for the East Asia and Pacific Mission Center, Michael Collins, participated in a panel discussion on the rise of China, moderated by former CBS’ Face the Nation anchor Bob Schieffer at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC.

Ask Molly: March 22, 2019

March 22, 2019 - 3:00pm
Blog Post: Meet Molly Hale. She’s been the CIA’s public voice since 2002, responding to faxes, phone calls, emails, and snail mail sent to the Agency. Now she’s going digital. This week's topic is on how many CIA women have died in the line of duty.

Women in Intel: Virginia Hall

March 21, 2019 - 5:00pm
Blog Post: Virginia Hall's life reads like a spy novel. From overcoming the loss of her leg to working clandestinely behind enemy lines for the OSS, she’s a true American hero.

Women in Intel: “Spy Girl” Betty McIntosh

March 19, 2019 - 1:00pm
Blog Post: Elizabeth “Betty” McIntosh lived a storied, adventurous life. During WWII, she was one of the few women hired into the OSS Morale Operations (MO) branch, charged with creating rumors that our foreign adversaries would believe

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