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“Intelligence Matters”: What Hollywood gets right — and wrong — about the CIA
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“Intelligence Matters”: What Hollywood gets right — and wrong — about the CIA

This week on "Intelligence Matters," host Michael Morell speaks with John Sipher and Jerry O'Shea, former CIA officers and co-founders of Spycraft Entertainment, about what Hollywood gets right and wrong about its depictions of the CIA. Sipher and O'Shea review movies, TV series and books on how realistic their portrayals are of life in the agency.  HIGHLIGHTS: What Hollywood gets wrong: JERRY O'SHEA: "What Hollywood doesn't get, one, is the work of the analysts. And what CIA guys don't get right about the films is most people don't want to hear about the case or its importance or the stakes. They want to hear about the characters. And so getting the characters and the stakes, putting them together just right is so important. Both sides struggle to get that right." "Homeland" and...