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Jefferson Adams

Revisiting Cold War Espionage: What Do We Know Now?

Rarely in history has the intelligence factor played such a prominent role—and rarely has public controversy over espionage been more intense.  Were Julius and Ethel Rosenberg guilty of treason and deserving of the death penalty?  Was Alger Hiss truly a Soviet spy? Thanks to the painstaking work of various scholars and the release of many Cold War documents, we are now in a far better position to assess questions of this sort.  This talk will explore a wide range of intelligence issues in light of these newer findings.

Earlier Event: June 10
Susan Wilson
Later Event: August 12
Sebastian Junger