Director Carl Colby, Son of Late CIA Chief William Colby, to Speak
Film director and producer Carl Colby will visit Dickinson College to discuss a documentary he is making about his father, the late Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director William E. Colby. The presentation, which is free and open to the public, will be held Friday, Oct. 9, 3:30 p.m., in the Stern Center Great Room, West Louther Street, between West and College streets, in Carlisle.
Carl Colby is an Emmy Award-winning documentary film director and producer with more than 40 documentary films to his credit. William E. Colby served as director of the CIA from September 1973 to January 1976. He died in May 1996 at age 76 after he collapsed and drowned while canoeing in Maryland.
The documentary, the working title for which is “The Colby Project,” will utilize the controversial and professional life of William E. Colby as a prism through which to chart the evolution, from World War II to the present day, of the intersection of the CIA and America’s constitutional values.
This program is sponsored by The Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues. For more information, call 717-245-1875 or visit the Web site.