Book Discussion on The Wolves at the Door: The True Story of America\'s Greatest Female Spy

Judith Pearson talked about her book The Wolves at the Door: The True Story of America’s Greatest Female Spy, published by The Lyons… read more

Judith Pearson talked about her book The Wolves at the Door: The True Story of America’s Greatest Female Spy, published by The Lyons Press. It tells the story of Virginia Hall, an American woman who helped the French Resistance, aided Allied soldiers and airmen find safe houses, and helped to liberate captured POWs. Ms. Hall, originally aspiring to be a Foreign Service officer but hobbled by a wooden leg, eventually became one of the most accomplished spies during World War II, single-handedly killing 150 Nazi soldiers and capturing nearly 500 others. Following her remarks, Ms. Pearson responded to questions and comments from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on The Wolves at the Door: The True Story of America\'s Greatest Female Spy

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Tempe, Arizona, United States
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Jan 2, 2006
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May 22, 2006

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  • Jan 02, 2006 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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