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Jack Barsky (@DeepCoverBarsky) joins us to discuss his book Deep Undercover: My Secret Life and Tangled Allegiances as a KGB Spy in America. This is part one of a two-part episode; part two airs later this week!
What We Discuss with Jack Barsky:
- What Jack Barsky's childhood was like in postwar East Germany.
- The stickiness of Soviet-style communist ideology and how it appealed to young people on Jack's side of the Iron Curtain.
- How spies were recruited and trained during the Cold War.
- What skills Jack used to assimilate seamlessly into American culture.
- Why caution is a spy's best friend; paranoia is his enemy.
- And so much more...
Full show notes and resources can be found here: https://jordanharbinger.com/285
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