First woman to head major US intelligence agency

New National Geospatial-Inteligence Agency Director Letitia Long takes part in a change of director ceremony, Monday, Aug. 9, 2010, at the agency in Springfield, Va. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

August 9, 2010 11:03:02 AM PDT
The United States has had three female secretaries of state - but until now has never had a woman lead one of its 16 major intelligence agencies.