Tag: Magic

Spies of the First World War

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Among the most compelling stories Morton describes are the Belgian resistance networks gathering intelligence for the British army against the Germans during the Great War. ‘La Dame Blanche’, run by a British agent named Henry Landau, came up with a

REVIEW: The Master of Disguise. My Secret Life in the CIA

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By Antonio Mendez. New York City: William Morrow and Company, 1999. 351 pages. Reviewed by Jim Steinmeyer ____________________________________________________________________________________ Magicians love gimmicks. In fact, I think it is this admiration for contraptions—for tricky pieces of apparatus that do this when you