Classical Spies

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Archeologist examining a bone
Archeologist (iStockPhoto)

During World War II, academic archeologists were trained to be boots-on-the-ground spies, drawing on these scholars’ personal contacts and deep knowledge of local languages and terrain. We talk with the author of “Classical Spies,” about the inspiration for this scheme.

Episode Credits

  • Norman Gilliland Host
  • Susan Allen Guest

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