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About Chris Whipple

Chris Whipple is an acclaimed documentary filmmaker, writer, journalist and speaker. A former Peabody and Emmy Award-winning producer at CBS 60 Minutes and ABC News Primetime, he is executive producer and writer of The Spymasters, a gripping documentary look inside the CIA, airing on Showtime. For this groundbreaking film, Whipple interviewed all twelve living CIA directors and their top operatives. Revelations from The Spymasters are making headlines around the world.

 

Watch the network broadcast premiere of The Spymasters

Saturday, May 21 at 9pm, on CBS

In The Spymasters, airing on Showtime, the CIA’s directors take viewers into the agency’s inner sanctum.

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"Homeland on Steroids with Real People"

— Norah O'Donnell, CBS This Morning

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"You Guys Blow It Out of the Water"

Joe Scarborough, Morning Joe, MSNBC

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"Chris Whipple's Revelations......"

— New York Magazine

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"... About the CIA's Urgent, Ignored Pleas"

— New York Magazine

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"As Candid as Spooks Get"

— The Wall Street Journal

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"Imperative to Watch"

— Entertainment Weekly

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"Stunning and Riveting"

— Gayle King, CBS This Morning

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"Bombshell New Interviews"

— Salon

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"An Existential Battle for the CIA's Soul"

— The New York Daily News

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"A Televised 'Truth & Reconciliation Commission'"

— Jeff Stein, Newsweek

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In The Spymasters, airing on Showtime, the CIA’s directors take viewers into the agency’s inner sanctum.

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The Spymasters Press

We Cannot Kill Our Way Out of This

Article:
We Cannot Kill Our Way Out of This

Charlie Rose

Charlie Rose ‘The Week’:
Examine the new documentary on the CIA, “Spymasters”

The Charlie Rose Show

The Charlie Rose Show:
Filmmakers discuss their Showtime documentary on the CIA, “Spymasters”

CBS Interview

CBS NEWS:
Documentary reveals how far CIA will go to fight terrorism

MSNBC Interview

Morning Joe:
Filmmakers explore inner workings of CIA

CBS Interview

CBS News:
Comparing The Spymasters to Homeland

Politico

Politico:
‘The Attacks Will Be Spectacular’