SECRETS OF STATE, THE PRESIDENTS' MEN
Director(s): William KAREL – Writer(s): William KAREL Contact Print page
Whether they are Secretaries of State, CIA or NSC directors, personal advisers or Chiefs of Staff, all speak freely…no attempt of ‘stonewalling’. A revealing three-part investigation on how the United States exercised its world leadership in the second half of the 20th century.
Interviews with more than 20 personalities including Gerald Ford, Henry Kissinger, Alexander Haig, Lawrence Eagleburger, Robert McNamara, Donald Rumsfeld, Robert McFarlane, William Quandt, Richard Helms, James Baker, Theodore Sorensen, Ben Bradlee…
Each of them freely explains how they handled “their” crises when in office and even comment on the performance of their predecessors and successors. An exercise that offers some surprising anecdotes…
Part 1: From Truman to the Kennedy era
Part 2: Nixon and the Kissinger years
Part 3: America under Reagan and Bush (senior)