The Troubling Fate of a 1973 Film About the First Black Man in the C.I.A. (2018) | The New Yorker

Ivan Dixon’s “The Spook Who Sat by the Door,” from 1973, displays the bedrock of racist attitudes and assumptions that renders racist policies both inescapable and irreparable. [mc4wp_form id=”6042″] Ivan Dixon’s 1973 film, “The Spook Who Sat by the Door,” which is playing at Metrograph from Friday through Sunday (it’s also on DVD and streaming), […]

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