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    Soviet Atomic Spies in America

    Vince Houghton talked about Soviet spies who infiltrated U.S. atomic bomb research and how this may have led to the development of the Soviet atomic bomb. br/ The International Spy Museum…

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    Book Discussion on Agent Storm

    Morten Storm talked about his book, Agent Storm: My Life Inside Al Qaeda and the CIA, in which he discusses his experiences as a member of al Qaeda and his later life as a double agent…

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    Book Discussion on Spies, Patriots, and Traitors

    Kenneth Daigler talked about his book, Spies, Patriots, and Traitors: American Intelligence in the Revolutionary War, in which he looks at U.S. intelligence during the Revolutionary War and…

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    Book Discussion on The Good Spy

    Kai Bird talked about his book, The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames, in which he chronicles the life and career of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) operative Robert…

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    African-American Civil War Espionage, Part 2

    Hari Jones of the African American Civil War Memorial and Museum delivered the second part of a two-part talk about African American intelligence and espionage efforts on behalf of the…

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    African-American Civil War Espionage, Part 1

    Hari Jones, Curator of the African American Civil War Memorial Freedom Foundation and Museum, talked about the activities of the Loyal League, a secret national organization of men and…

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    Investigation of Robert Hanssen

    Former FBI Agent Mike Rochford, author David Wise, and psychiatrist David Charney talked about the career of Robert Hanssen, an FBI agent who spied for the Soviet Union and subsequently…

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    James Bond as an American Hero

    Indiana University South Bend history professor Jonathan Nashel talked about how James Bond’s character is more American than British. Mr. Nashel spoke about the ways that…

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    Book Discussion on Argo

    Antonio Mendez spoke about the Iranian hostage crisis and a secret operation to save Americans in Iran during the turmoil in which he took a role as a Hollywood producer scouting out…

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    9/11, False Flags, and Black Ops: An Evening of Debate

    A debate was held on conspiracy theories, specifically the truth behind the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The participants were Jonathan Kay, author of Among the Truthers: A…

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    Ernest Hemingway as a World War II Spy

    Military and intelligence historian Nicholas Reynolds talked about the services of World War I veteran and author Ernest Hemingway and other family members as spies for the United States…

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    Espionage, Counterintelligence, and Security

    David Major, a retired Reagan administration counterintelligence adviser, gave a 2011 retrospective of intelligence gathering successes and failures worldwide. He also talked about how…

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    Book Discussion on Mastermind

    Richard Miniter talked about his biography of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed at the Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. He contends that Khalid Shaikh Mohammed was the brains behind al Qaeda’s…

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    Book Discussion on Chasing Shadows

    Fred Burton, former deputy chief of the Counterterrorism Division of the State Department’s Diplomatic Security Service, talked about the assassination of his neighbor, Israeli…

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    Book Discussion on Wild Bill Donovan

    Douglas Waller, former correspondent for Time and Newsweek, recounts the life of William “Wild Bill” Donovan, often thought of as the father of the Central Intelligence Agency…

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    Spies of the Civil Rights Movement

    Rick Bowers talked about his book Spies of Mississippi: The True Story of the Spy Network that Tried to Destroy the Civil Rights Movement. The book is about the extensive domestic…

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    Civil War Espionage

    A panel discussion was held on the use of espionage during the Civil War by both the North and the South. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the…

    1,187 views
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    Russian Spies

    Mark Stout talked about the latest on the investigation of the June 2010 FBI arrest in the U.S. of Russian spies. In June 2010, FBI agents arrested 10 people of Russian descent on charges…

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    Eisenhower, the CIA, and Cold War Aerial Espionage

    Dino Brugioni talked about President Eisenhower’s secret Cold War efforts to develop intelligence gathering spy planes and satellites. He is a retired senior analyst with the CIA…

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    Book Discussion on The Secret Sentry

    Matthew Aid talked about the history and purpose of the National Security Agency, which, since September 11, 2001, has regularly provided the president with a majority of the information he…

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