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November 8, 2012

'Spies in Time'


Carriage Towne News

---- — EAST KINGSTON – The Friends of the East Kingston Public Library is pleased to present “Spies in Time” by Douglas Wheeler, made possible by a grant from the New Hampshire Humanities Council. Join us on Tues., November 13, 7:00 p.m., at the East Kingston Public Library, 47 Maplevale Road, East Kingston.

How have spying and intelligence activities influenced the course of history? Investigate case studies of how great powers have used spies in war and peace. This program traces the history of spying from the Dreyfus case in France (1894-1906) to the Aldrich Ames case in the U.S. (1980s and 1990s). Discussion will focus on how human motives, traits, and ideas shape the search for secret information and how that information is used and misused in international affairs.

The NH Humanities Council nurtures the joy of learning and inspired community engagement by bringing life-enhancing ideas from the humanities to the people of New Hampshire. The connect people with ideas. Learn more about the council and its work at www.nhhc.org.

This program is free and open to the public.