Harry Belafonte in the new documentary “Sing Your Song.” (HBO)

(Harry Naltchayan/The Washington Post)



“Play Drums. Collect Jazz Records. Enjoy All Athletics But Am Not Skilled At Any One.”



— The late Clair George in the “hobbies” section of his mid-’50s CIA application. The top-ranking spook, whose career ended with an indictment for the Iran-Contra matter, was remembered fondly at a memorial service as a spy’s spy, reports Ian Shapira.