The Lumumba Plot with Stuart Reid: The Secret History of the CIA and a Cold War Assassination

October 11, 2023Stuart A. Reid, author of The Lumumba Plot: The Secret History of the CIA and a Cold War Assassination, joins us to discuss his upcoming book uncovering the truth behind the U.S.-sanctioned assassination of Patrice Lumumba, the democratically elected leader of a newly independent Congo.

Moderated by Jim Falk, Global Santa Fe’s Program Chair.

In partnership with Global Santa Fe, the World Affairs Council of Jacksonville, the Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations, the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth, and the Colorado Springs World Affairs Council.

The Lumumba Plot is a page-turning spy thriller and a deeply researched historical account of a now-forgotten Cold War moment and a low point in U.S. foreign policy. Purchase “The Lumumba Plot” online at… — For more visit:

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Stuart Reid

Author of The Lumumba Plot; Executive editor of Foreign Affairs.