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The CIA’s Rectal Tool Kit for Spies–Created for Truly Desperate Situations During The Cold War

Though global espionage remains a going concern in the 21st century, somehow the popular stories we tell about it return again and again to the Cold War. Maybe it has to do with the demand those mostly pre-digital decades made upon the physical ingenuity of spies as well as the tools of spycraft. Take, for instance, one particularly ingenious CIA-issued tool kit on display at the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. "Filled with escape tools," says the Spy Museum's web site, "thi...
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KGB museum opens in NYC

Not many people want to relive the Cold War, but there’s no doubt that the KGB — the infamous Soviet security agency — was, and still is, a topic of fascination for many Americans. For aficionados of Cold War history, the new KGB Spy Museum in New York City, which contains thousands of artifacts related to the secret agency’s rise, is a must-see. Even for those who don’t exactly consider themselves historians, the museum may prove interesting in light of current events, which have thrust Rus...
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Scriptnotes, Ep 337: The One with Stephen Schiff — Transcript

John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. I’m the host of Scriptnotes. It’s a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig is either in Lithuania or somewhere in Los Angeles. He’s hidden away someplace, but I’m here in New York City. I’m at a bookstore on Prince Street called McNally Jackson. And this is a special little mini episode and we have a very special guest. Our special guest is Stephen Schiff. He is the executive producer, or an ex...
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How Josephine Baker Went From Homeless Street Performer to International Superstar, French Resistance Fighter & Civil Rights Hero

There has maybe never been a better time to critically examine the granting of special privileges to people for their talent, personality, or wealth. Yet, for all the harm wrought by fame, there have always been celebrities who use the power for good. The twentieth century is full of such figures, men and women of conscience like Muhamad Ali, Nina Simone, and Paul Robeson—extraordinary people who lived extraordinary lives. Yet no celebrity activist, past or present, has lived a life as e...
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Spy Museum Washington DC – Is It Worth the Visit?

Travel Experta, Expat Mama, Educator and Entrepreneur - Inspiring Families to New Horizons Fun Fact Learned at Spy Museum Washington DC On any given day, there are more spies in Washington DC then in the entire world. This was one of the incredible facts learned when visiting the Spy Museum in Washington DC. You learn a lot more as well. But what makes it so incredible, is that these are all stories, facts that have been truly practiced in the field. The Museum features the largest collection...
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