Book Discussion on A Secret Life: The Polish Officer

Mr. Weiser talked about his book, A Secret Life: The Polish Officer, His Cover Mission, and the Price He Paid for His Country,… read more

Mr. Weiser talked about his book, A Secret Life: The Polish Officer, His Cover Mission, and the Price He Paid for His Country, published by PublicAffairs. He described the life of Ryszard Kuklinski, a colonel in the Polish Army who began spying for the U.S. on the Soviet Union during the 1970s. He supplied the CIA with information about the upcoming Russian crackdown on Poland’s Solidarity movement during the Cold War. Joining the author are Aris Pappas, and David Forden, two men who worked very closely with Colonel Kuklinski. After their presentations the participants answered audience members' questions. close

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Book Discussion on A Secret Life: The Polish Officer

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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 16, 2004
Last Aired:
Jul 18, 2004

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  • May 16, 2004 | 7:57am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 04, 2004 | 4:57am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 18, 2004 | 2:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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