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    Night of the Assassins

    Author and Vanity Fair contributing editor Howard Blum recounted the failed Nazi plot to kill the three Allied leaders at a secret meeting they attended in Tehran in 1943. This was a…

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    The Last Goodnight

    Howard Blum talked about his book The Last Goodnight: A World War II Story of Espionage, Adventure, and Betrayal, in which he recalls the life of American debutante turned spy Betty Pack.…

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    World War II Allied Spy and Debutante

    Howard Blum talked about the life of Betty Pack, a Washington, D.C., debutante who worked as a spy for both the British and Americans during World War II. Mr. Blum described her ability to seduce…

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    Dark Invasion

    Howard Blum talked about his book, Dark Invasion: 1915: Germany’s Secret War and the Hunt for the First Terrorist Cell in America, in which he recounts the story of German espionage in the…

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    American Lightning

    Howard Blum talked about his book, American Lightning: Terror, Mystery, the Birth of Hollywood, and the Crime of the Century (Thorndike Press; January 2, 2009), which recounts the bombing of the Los…

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    The Brigade

    Mr. Blum talks about The Brigade: An Epic Story of Vengeance, Salvation, and WWII, published by Harper Collins. In it, the author tells the story of a group of 5,000 Jewish volunteer…

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    Jewish History Panel

    Howard Blum talked about his book, "The Eve of Destruction: The Untold Story of the Yom Kippur War", published by HarperCollins. Peter Duffy talked about his book, "The Bielski Brothers:…

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