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Did You Know Former CIA Director Allen Dulles and His Brother, Secretary of State John Foster Dulles, Were Nazi Sympathizers?

founder and former editor-in chief David Talbot reveals this and other dark secrets in his explosive new biography,.
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U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles sits in the back of a car with his wife Janet, after they left Walter Reed Army hospital in Washington, USA, where the Secretary is undergoing treatment for abdominal cancer, March 7, 1959. (AP Photo/Str) --- Der amerikanische Ausseniminister John Foster Dulles mit seiner Ehefrau Janet zusammen im Fond eines Wagens, am 7. Maerz, 1959, in Washington, USA, nach dem sie das Walter Reed Army Hospital verlassen haben, wo sich Dulles einer Darmkrebs-behandlung unterzieht. (AP Photo/Str)
U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles sits in the back of a car with his wife Janet, after they left Walter Reed Army hospital in Washington, USA, where the Secretary is undergoing treatment for abdominal cancer, March 7, 1959. (AP Photo/Str) --- Der amerikanische Ausseniminister John Foster Dulles mit seiner Ehefrau Janet zusammen im Fond eines Wagens, am 7. Maerz, 1959, in Washington, USA, nach dem sie das Walter Reed Army Hospital verlassen haben, wo sich Dulles einer Darmkrebs-behandlung unterzieht. (AP Photo/Str)

Salon founder and former editor-in chief David Talbot reveals this and other dark secrets in his explosive new biography, The Devil's Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA and the Rise of America's Secret Government.

In the wake of recent terrorist attacks, Talbot connects our current state of national security to the Dulles' legacy and how it continues to undermine our democracy.

In this clip, I ask Talbot "should the Dulles name remain on the busiest airport in our nation's capital?"

For more of our conversation, be sure to tune in to Tavis Smiley on PBS. Check our website for your local TV listings: www.pbs.org/tavis.