Tag: CIA

Former spy writes groundbreaking new novel

By Kerry Boyd Anderson Female characters have long been featured in spy novels, but rarely were such characters written by a woman with first-hand...

Cloaks, daggers … and petticoats

How American women spies “gave the slip” to the enemy (part III) By Gayle Converse and Pat Miller Just as American female spies had done during...

My View: Remembering Mikhail Gorbachev

By Denise Dunbar What must it feel like to be revered in much of the world, yet widely reviled in your own country? Such was...

Former CIA analyst starts family history business

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Lisa Maddox, a former Central Intelligence Agency analyst, has big plans to give ancestry.com a run for its money. With a...

U-2 pilot’s son describes Cold War spy swap

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Francis Gary Powers Jr. spoke about his new book, “Spy Pilot,” and his famous father in an appearance Sunday evening...

My View: Remembering George H.W. Bush

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] I met then-Vice President George H. W. Bush in 1987 in the Rose Garden. The Indiana University men’s basketball team...

My View: Did Graham make the right decision in ‘The Post?’

I recently saw the movie “The Post” and it lived up to the hype. It was well acted, with Meryl Streep effectively portraying how...

My View: The Brandenburg Gate speech resonates 30 years later

By Denise Dunbar Dear Josey: On Sunday, you and your friends from school visited the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany on your post-graduation trip. You had...