'Art of Betrayal' Reveals the Secrets of the MI6

Friday, November 09, 2012

As Daniel Craig storms the screen as James Bond in "Skyfall" this weekend, MI6, the British Secret Service, is once again on America's mind. 

According to Gordon Corera, security correspondent for the BBC, "For most of its existence, secrecy was so prized that MI6 did not even exist. At least, not officially."

Gordon reveals the secret history of MI6 from World War II to the present in his new book, "The Art of Betrayal: The Secret History of MI6."

Guests:

Gordon Corera

Produced by:

Rupert Allman

Comments [1]

Larry Fisher from Brooklyn, N.Y,

The real James Bond for me will always be Patrick McGoohan from "Danger Man," known here in the States as "Secret Agent Man" ( think about Johnny Rivers hit, "Secret Agent Man.")

McGoohan was offered the Bond role but refused it because of Bond's use of guns and his misogynist tendencies. In Secret Agent Man, McGoohan never used a gun... or mistreated a woman
Think about that...

McGoohan went on to make the cult t.v. series "The Prisoner" It tells the story of an angry secret agent who quits and then gets kidnapped and brought to an Island to find out "INFORMATION."

We will never know what MI6 really does.We are not supposed to know.

Nov. 09 2012 01:39 PM

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