Azorian: the Raising of K-129

About the Show

At the height of the Cold War, K-129 offered the US a cornucopia of unique intelligence targets, ranging from an opportunity to study Soviet nuclear weapons technology to the chance to break into Soviet cryptographic systems. This massive effort was one of the longest and most expensive covert operations in CIA history. Managers and engineers who consider Project Azorian their finest hour have finally emerged, and in on-camera interviews tell their story in their own words. Part 1 of 2.