Published on Jan 9, 2014
There’s a great deal of dirt in former CIA official John Rizzo’s new book, Company Man, including allegations about the torture program administered under the administration of former-President George W. Bush. That’s not all there is to read, however. In his just released memoir, the long-time government agent says Hollywood actors and producers are all too willing to work with Central Intelligence Agency when it came time to make motion pictures about secret spy operations. According to Rizzo, one silver screen star even asked the CIA if he could be compensated in $50,000 worth of contraband — namely “primo” cocaine confiscated by the government—during the course of that cozy relationship. RT’s Ameera David has more.