I Spy

June 26th, 2013
Certainly the subject of spying and secrets is front and center today.  For Scott Johnson it  almost always was.

It has been written that the sins of the father shall be visited upon their sons. 
In a broader sense it's clear that often, as we try to reach escape velocity from our fathers, we end up becoming just like them.

Journalist and long time Newsweek foreign correspondent Scott Johnson tells such a story in his memoir The Wolf and the Watchman: A Father, a Son, and the CIA.

My conversation with Scott Johnson: