SpyCast Ep. 604 | First of Many: America’s First Female Intelligence Agency Chief

with former NGA Director Letitia “Tish” Long

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Tuesday, September 26, 2023
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This week on SpyCast, SPY historian Andrew Hammond is joined by Letita Long, former director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. Tish became the first female director of an American intelligence agency in 2010, paving the way for many more women in the years after her tenure. Prior to her career in NGA, Tish served as Deputy Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence for the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and Deputy Director of Naval Intelligence. Tune in to learn more about the work of NGA and hear lessons from Tish’s extraordinary career in intelligence.

This episode is the final installment our five-part Spy Chiefs special series. If you haven’t yet, listen in to our episodes with former CIA Director David Petraeus, Former Director of Kenyan Intelligence Wilson Boinett, Irish Garda Assistant Commissioner Michael McElgunn, and former R&AW Special Secretary Vappala Balachandran.

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