Leutrell Osborne Sr.

Capitol View Library

Leutrell Osborne Sr.

A personal remembrance of Dr. King and a career in the CIA

Iosborne2n his celebrated 2012 memoir, Black Man in the CIA, Leutrell Osborne Sr. mentions meeting Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Oslo, Norway at the Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony in December 1964 when the Intelligence Officer was stationed in the Scandinavian city. What else is there to learn about this special occasion?

Osborne, the first African American CIA Case Officer to serve in a management capacity, worked for the Central Intelligence Agency for 27 years. In a career that took him to more than 30 countries, he delivered exemplary service as a Counter Intelligence Officer supervising CIA agents, spies and other assets.

In 1982, he integrated the Agency's Near East Asian Division and the Office of Communication Security Division. He also investigated the King assassination.

In recognition of King Week, you do not want to miss this enlightening talk by America's first black CIA supervisor and a leading authority on security issues.

Join us on Thursday, Jan. 16, beginning at 6:30 p.m.