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Summary: Every family has its secrets. Director Peter Stephan Jungk had always known that his Austrian-born great aunt, Edith Tudor-Hart, was a talented documentary photographer. But it was not until twenty years after her death in 1973 that he learned she had led a double life, and changed the course of history. Jungk unravels what had been a well-kept secret by speaking with military historians, photo...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DOC TRA
1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TRA

Summary: Danger, disillusionment, and betrayal reach an all-time high in the suspense-laced fifth season of The Americans. KGB agents Philip and Elizabeth Jennings' unwavering dedication to their work comes at even more of a personal cost than before. And as Paige is drawn deeper into the reality of her parents' secret job, she realizes she will never have a normal life. Meanwhile, as Cold War tensions...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2018

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV AME

Cherkashin, Victor

Contents: Inside the lion's den : Washington Station -- The training of a KGB handler -- Cold War front line : Beirut -- Treason -- Intrigue at Moscow centre -- Washington Station : the redefector -- Washington Station : the most dangerous spy -- Washington Station : how to catch a spy -- Washington Station : the biggest catch : Hanssen -- The final years of the KGB -- Wild capitalism in new Russia --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHERKASHIN, VICTOR CHE

Summary: Secrets can be deadly in this suspenseful thriller about undercover Russian spies in 1980s Washington D.C. Phillip and Elizabeth Jennings seem to be a typical suburban couple, but they're actually lethal KGB agents plotting to bring down America. As the Cold War escalates, Philip and Elizabeth must take extreme measures to continue their mission to keep their true identities hidden. But when an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD AME NOT RATED

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV AME

Hoffman, David E. (David Emanuel)

Summary: "While getting into his car on the evening of February 16, 1978, the chief of the CIA's Moscow station was handed an envelope by an unknown Russian. Its contents stunned the Americans: details of top-secret Soviet research and development in military technology that was totally unknown to the United States. From 1979 to 1985, Adolf Tolkachev, an engineer at a military research center, cracked...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 HOF

Kanter, Trudi.

Summary: A true story of a Jewish Austrian hat designer who rescued herself and the businessman she loved during the 1938 Nazi invasion, seeking safety amid the horrors of World War II Europe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5482 KANTER, TRUDI KAN

Lownie, Andrew

Summary: "Guy Burgess was the most important, complex, and fascinating of The Cambridge Spies--Maclean, Philby, Blunt--brilliant young men recruited in the 1930s to betray their country to the Soviet Union. An engaging and charming companion to many, an unappealing, utterly ruthless manipulator to others, Burgess rose through academia, the BBC, the Foreign Office, MI5 and MI6, gaining access to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BURGESS, GUY LOW

Philipps, Roland

Summary: Donald Maclean was one of the most treacherous spies of the Cold War era, a member of the infamous "Cambridge Five" spy ring. Yet little is known of this shrewd, secretive man. The full extent of his betrayal has never been documented; until now.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 MACLEAN, DONALD PHI

Marton, Kati.

Summary: "This astonishing real-life spy thriller, filled with danger, misplaced loyalties, betrayal, treachery, and pure evil, with a plot twist worthy of John le Carre, is relevant today as a tale of fanaticism and the lengths it takes us to. True Believer reveals the life of Noel Field, an American who betrayed his country and crushed his family. Field, once a well-meaning and privileged American,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FIELD, NOEL HAVILAND MAR

Favreau, Marc

Summary: "An account of the Cold War spies whose survival depended on carefully orchestrated deceptions as they fought in the shadows to help avert global nuclear war and, in so doing, changed the global landscape in ways that are still felt today"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 327.1273 FAV

Blum, Howard

Summary: "In 1946, genius linguist and codebreaker Meredith Gardner discovered that the KGB was running an extensive network of strategically placed spies inside the United States, whose goal was to infiltrate American intelligence and steal the nation's military and atomic secrets. Over the course of the next decade, he and young FBI supervisor Bob Lamphere worked together on Venona, a top-secret...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 BLU

Philipps, Roland

Summary: "Donald Maclean was one of the most treacherous spies of the Cold War era, a member of the infamous "Cambridge Five" spy ring. Yet little is known of this shrewd, secretive man. The full extent of his betrayal has never been documented--until now. Drawing on the recent release of previously classified files, A Spy Named Orphan meticulously documents the extraordinary story of a man leading a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MACLEAN, DONALD PHI

Reynolds, Nicholas E

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Summary: A former CIA officer and curator of the CIA Museum reveals the untold story of Ernest Hemingway's secret life as a spy for both the Americans and Soviets before and during World War II, and explores how his espionage activities influenced his literary work.

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HEMINGWAY, ERNEST REY

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B HEMINGWAY REY

Lichtblau, Eric

Summary: "The remarkable story of Fred Mayer, a German-born Jew who escaped Nazi Germany only to return as an American commando on a secret mission behind enemy lines. Growing up in Germany, Freddy Mayer witnessed the Nazis' rise to power. When he was sixteen, hisfamily made the decision to flee to the United States--they were among the last German Jews to escape, in 1938. In America, Freddy tried...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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Burrows, William E.

Summary: Unknown to the public and cloaked in the utmost secrecy, the United States flew missions against the Communist bloc almost continuously during the Cold War in a desperate effort to collect intelligence and find targets for all-out nuclear war. The only hint of the relentless, clandestine operations came when one of the planes was shot down. Many of the air force and navy flyers were killed on...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.1273 BUR

Merridale, Catherine

Summary: A meticulously researched account of Lenin's fateful rail journey across Europe to Petrograd, where he ignited the Russian revolution and forever changed the world. In the early spring of 1917, as the First World War stretched on and Tsar Nicholas II's abdication sent shock waves across Europe, the future leader of the Bolshevik revolution, Vladimir Lenin, was far away, exiled in Zurich. When...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947.084 MER

Summary: It is 1987, and an imminent Gorbachev-Reagan nuclear arms summit promises to ease world tensions. But life for the Jennings family is more precarious than ever: Elizabeth's relentless dedication as a KGB agent has dealt a potentially lethal blow to her marriage to Philip, who has left espionage behind. As Philip's friendship with FBI agent Stan Beeman grows, the danger of exposure of the family...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV AME

Summary: Philip and Elizabeth find themselves at odds over their daughter's future now that the KGB is determined to recruit her. FBI agent Stan Beeman rededicates himself to uncovering the identities of the Russian spies.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Technological advances have escalated Cold War tensions to an all-time high, and undercover KGB operatives Elizabeth and Philip Jennings face the growing threat of discovery. As their assignments grow more deadly, their family is in more danger, and their loyalties are tested like never before.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Talbot, David

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Summary: "An explosive, headline-making portrait of Allen Dulles, the man who transformed the CIA into the most powerful and secretive colossus in Washington, from the founder of Salon.com and author of the New York Times bestseller Brothers. America's greatest untold story: the United States' rise to world dominance under the guile of Allen Welsh Dulles, the longest-serving director of the CIA. Drawing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HaperCollins Publishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 TAL

Summary: Millions remember the countdowns, launchings, splashdowns, and parades as the U.S. raced the USSR to the moon in the 1960s. But few know that both countries also ran parallel space programs, whose covert goal was to launch military astronauts on spying missions. In this program, Nova delves into the untold story of this top-secret space race, which might easily have turned into a shooting war...

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Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV AST

Shelton, Christina.

Summary: Documents the lesser-known story of a high-level State Department official who in the late 1940s was charged with spying for the Soviet Union, arguing that the case was shaped by missed opportunities and poor judgments that also reflected period Soviet infiltration and American counter-intelligence analytic failures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.12092 SHE

Macintyre, Ben

Summary: The best-selling author of Operation Mincemeat presents a definitive portrait of the notorious 20th-century spy that discusses his rise in MI6, high-profile intelligence friendships and 20-year espionage operation that culminated in his 1963 defection to Moscow.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.1247 MAC

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PHILBY, KIM MAC

Klüger, Ruth

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Publisher / Publication Date: Feminist Press at the City University of New York 2001

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