september, 2021

25sep9:00 am25oct9:00 pmWomen Spies: The Cold War and World War Two - OnlineAnne Sebba & Helen Fry9:00 am - (october 25) 9:00 pm Event Type:Black Friars


September 25 (Saturday) 9:00 am - October 25 (Monday) 9:00 pm


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Women spies played a pivotal role in the Cold War and World War Two. In June 1953 Soviet spy Ethel Rosenberg was executed – and her case became an American obsession at the height of the Cold War. Her conviction for conspiracy to commit espionage remains extremely controversial and is explored in Anne Sebba’s bestselling book. Helen Fry’s new book MI9 reveals the extraordinary role daring and dangerous women spies played in WW2.  Join them as they explore women spies, lies and justice and discuss the extraordinary lives of  some of the most intriguing women spies of the twentieth century.

This is a pre-recorded event which will be available for 30 days from 9am on 25 September to 9pm on 25 October.

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