May 15, 2017

Former covert agent Plame recounts outing as CIA spy, subsequent fallout

Former covert officer Valerie Plame talks about the sudden end to her career based on retribution for her husband’s criticism of the George W. Bush administration’s case for the Iraq War. 

Plame spoke on April 27 during the American Bar Association Section of International Law Annual Spring Meeting in Washington, D.C.  The program was moderated by Jonathan Granoff, chair of the section’s Task Force on Nuclear Nonproliferation.

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