In Need to Know: World War II and the Rise of American Intelligence, historian, former CIA officer, and NYT bestselling author Nicholas Reynolds unlocks the history of American intelligence during World War II, exploring the birth, infancy, and adolescence of modern American intelligence.

By bringing little-known history to the fore, Reynolds reveals the groundwork of 20th century U.S. intelligence, and its place in conflicts to come.


Presented with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of Virginia.

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