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Where are they now? - Class Notes Extras
September 2008 Issue
Fred Manget (AB ’73) thrives on intellectual challenges. After graduating summa cum laude, he won a Rhodes Scholarship to study philosophy, politics and economics at Oxford University. Then he earned a law degree from Vanderbilt and began practicing in Atlanta. Eventually Manget grew restless handling business cases. “It was obvious that I was interested in international affairs and national security—that’s what I’d studied at Oxford,” he says. In 1986 Manget (pronounced “mah zhay”) joined the Central Intelligence Agency’s Office of General Counsel. After 22 years, he acknowledges that he has been fortunate since the nature of his job is adversarial. “I enjoy arguing with people,” he says. The CIA’s controversies have been challenging, even risky, Manget says. “Many controversies don’t have clear answers, so I have to tolerate a lot of ambiguity. We’re often involved with edge-of-the-razor decisions about what’s right and wrong.” Fred Manget, far left, then-president of the Phi Eta Sigma honorary scholastic fraternity for freshmen men, poses with …
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