One joke in particular, poking fun at Ronald Reagan, stands out.
Apparently, Reagan agreed, working it into his “stories from Russia” routine.
While there’s no proof that the CIA had a crack team of hacks doing press conference punch-up, it does cast some reasonable doubt on Reagan’s “stories told in the Soviet Union by their people among themselves” line.
The full jokes are embedded below. Thanks to Emma Best and Asya Pikovsky for catching the Reagan connection.
Image via Ronald Reagan Library