INTELLIGENCE MATTERS - DAVID CHARNEY CORRESPONDENT: MICHAEL MORELLPRODUCER: OLIVIA GAZISMICHAEL MORELL:David, welcome to the show. Thanks for being with us. I think our listeners are in for a fascinating and interesting discussion today.DAVID CHARNEY:Thank you.MICHAEL MORELL: David, I think the place to start is to ask how did you, a psychiatrist in private practice, get interested in the psychology of espionage? And how did you develop your expertise in that area?DAVID CHARNEY:Well, I think it starts in my service in the United States Air Force during the time of Vietnam, where was I was stationed for my second year at Andrew's Air Force Base and saw a number of people from a few intel agencies, like NSA. That put the bug in me of interest in the whole world of intelligence. When I got out I thought, "Wouldn't it be neat to see if I could become a consultant to a nearby intelligence agency?" Since I was moving to Northern Virginia, it would be CIA.I asked for an application form. It … [Read more...] about Transcript: David Charney talks with Michael Morell on “Intelligence Matters”
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PUBLISHED: 20:00 15 February 2019 Andrew Clarke Freddie Mercury, lead singer with the rock group Queen pictured at Live Aid. Photo: PA Wire This month it’s 60 years since Buddy Holly died in a plane crash aged just 22. Our arts editor takes a look back at other stars we lost before their time, from Amy Winehouse and Kurt Cobain to Whitney Houston. Buddy Holly (aircrash)February 3, 1959 was the day the music died – according to singer-songwriter Don MacLean – this was the day that rock ‘n’ roll superstar Buddy Holly died in an air-crash alongside fellow singers Ritchie Valens, and J. P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson.Bespectacled Buddy Holly had swiftly developed a love for rock ‘n’ roll after opening for Elvis Presley on tour dates in Texas during 1955. His style swiftly changed from country to rock and he became a prolific songwriter, penning such all-time classics as That’ll Be The Day, Peggy-Sue, … [Read more...] about How old were these stars when they died?
Video PUBLISHED: 19:14 15 February 2019 Andrew Clarke David Bowie - one of the many great musicians we lost too soon Photo: Martin Rickett/PA Wire Archant This month marks 60 years since Buddy Holly died in a plane crash. He is one of many brilliant musicians who have gone too soon. Elvis, Michael Jackson, Prince, Amy Winehouse and Billie Holiday all died too young, along with George Michael, Kurt Cobain and David Bowie. You can only wonder at what music they still had to make.John Lennon and Jimi Hendrix were both making new albums at the time of their deaths and nearly all of them were haunted by demons and by the pressures of fame which pushed them towards addiction. It frightening to see so many lives cut tragically short. Here are 15 great music stars who died before their time. Buddy Holly (aircrash) – February 3 1959 was the day the music died – according to singer-songwriter Don MacLean – this was the day that … [Read more...] about How old were stars like David Bowie when they died?