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  • Tags: Espionage and intelligence gathering

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Sam Tanenhaus holds a rusty hatchet found in the yard of Whittaker Chambers's childhood home in Lynbrook, Long Island.

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Sam Tanenhaus is pictured in front of Whittaker Chambers's childhood home in Lynbrook, Long Island.

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Edward Epstein in his Upper West Side apartment in Manhattan. Behind him is a portrait of Mr. Epstein painted in 1977 by Byron Dobell. Mr. Epstein is holding tapes of Armand Hammer's phone conversations.

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James Bamford is interviewed as part of the Booknotes Oral History Project on 19 February 2015. Mr. Bamford discusses his appearance on C-SPAN's Booknotes program on 16 September 2001, where he discussed his book "Body of Secrets".

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Jeffrey Richelson is interviewed as part of the Booknotes Oral History Project on 12 February 2015. Mr. Richelson discusses his appearance on C-SPAN's Booknotes program on 16 September 2001, where discussed his book "The Wizards of Langley".

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Author Peter Bergen's work on the nature of radical Islamist jihad networks.

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Kim Philby has been called "one of the most remarkable double-agents to have been exposed in our time." Harry St. John Bridger Philby, Kim Philby's father and mentor, was one of the most intriguing intellectuals and adventurers of our time, a…

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The story of the most spectacular crime wave in American history, the two-year battle between the young J. Edgar Hoover, his FBI and an assortment of criminals who became national icons: John Dillinger, Machine Gun Kelly, Bonnie and Clyde, Baby Face…

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Looks at the life and career of Olga Chekhova, the niece of playwright Anton Chekhov, who fled Russia for Berlin in 1920, achieved fame as an actress and a position in Germany's Nazi party, and may have been an agent for the Soviet NKVD.

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Two foreign policy experts examine the continuing threat of terrorism, discussing the crisis with North Korea, the status of the intelligence community and military, and what the U.S. needs to do to protect itself.

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"In Terrorism and Tyranny, Bovard casts yet another jaundiced eye on Washington and the motives behind protecting "the homeland" and starting a controversial, unprovoked war with Iraq. Do you think that you’re safer now that the Federal Government…

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In a brief period of explosive, top-secret innovation during the 1950s, a small group of scientists, engineers, businessmen, and government officials rewrote the book on airplane design and led the nation into outer space. In an effort no less…
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