At The CIA: An Old Spy Comes In from the Hill

If it had been up to him, Porter Goss never would have left the CIA. He was a typical spy during the cold war, one of the Ivy Leaguers the CIA prized, a Yale scholar of ancient Greek who roamed Western Europe, Mexico and the Dominican Republic during the 1960s recruiting foreign agents and collecting intelligence on the Soviets. Goss, 65, once told TIME that he had hoped to spend a career at the CIA, but a serious staph infection in 1970 forced him to quit fieldwork, and he left the agency for a new life in Florida that eventually led...

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