The Secret History of MI-6: 1909-1949
Keith Jeffery presented a history of the British Secret Intelligence Service, MI6. The author was given unprecedented access to the MI6 archives to assist in his examination of the organization from 1909 to 1949. Mr. Jeffery recalls the longstanding relationship between the British Secret Intelligence Service and the White House, its covert operations inside the United States, examines the organization’s espionage tactics, and profiles members of the Service, which included writers such as Graham Greene and Somerest Maugham. Sir John Scarlett talked about why he, as the then chief of SIS, commissioned the book. Keith Jeffery and Sir John Scrlett discussed the book with at Politics & Prose bookstore in Washington, D.C. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. close
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Keith Jeffery Professor Queen's University of Belfast (UK)->British History
Barbara Meade Co-Owner Politics and Prose Bookstore
Sir John Scarlett Chief (Former) British Secret Intelligence Service
Mark Stout Historian International Spy Museum
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