May 8, 2017

A Panel Discussion on Espionage In Life and Art

David Grann moderates a 2013 New Yorker Festival panel on real world espionage and fictional spying. Participants include former C.I.A. agent Tony Mendez, inspiration for the film Argo, Jeff Moss, who founded Def Con, the hacker conference, and Joe Weisberg, a former C.I.A. operative who uses his experience to inform his creation, the FX TV show The Americans.

David Grann is the author of the new book Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI, as well as prior books The Lost City of Z and The Devil & Sherlock Holmes.

More about the New Yorker Festival 2013 here;  here's information about the 2017 festival.

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