RMG's Rhymes Reasons/Dr. Edward Rhymes: John Kiriakou
Hello Rhymes Reasons Fam. This is a May 2, 2017 interview of - for a RMG record 3rd time - CIA-agent John Kiriakou. Former CIA officer and heroic whistleblower - and he just happens to be in my personal Courage Hall of Fame. He was one of the first government officials to reveal the American torture of detainees and prisoners.
John is an associate fellow with the Institute for Policy Studies, and contributor for Huffington Post. He appears in the 2014 documentary Silenced, a film about three National Security whistleblowers fight to reveal the darkest and illegal secrets regarding America's pseudo-war on terror.
In this broadcast, we talk about John's latest book Doing Time Like a Spy: How the CIA Taught Me to Survive and Thrive in Prison. In it, he details his experiences in prison, his personal insights into the criminal injustice system and how his training in the CIA was crucial while he was doing time.
John Kiriakou brings a wealth of experience and passion to the program and we are quite sure you will be greatly impacted by what he has to share.