Top CIA Lawyer: Obama
- Aired: 09/06/2011
- Rating: NR
In his first televised interview, John Rizzo, a 34-year agency veteran described as "the most influential lawyer in CIA history," tells FRONTLINE that even before Obama became president, his team signaled "they were going to be just as tough, if not tougher, than the Bush people."
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