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Lawrence Wright on Mike McConnell

January 14th, 2008

Episode 25 of 447 episodes

This week in the magazine, Lawrence Wright writes about Mike McConnell, the director of National Intelligence. Here Wright talks with Matt Dellinger about McConnell's ideas for reform, his views on privacy issues and torture, and the threats the intelligence community may confront in the future.