285: Jack Barsky | Deep Undercover with a KGB Spy in America Part One


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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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