Would Benedict Arnold be remembered as a hero if he had picked the winning side? Interpreter Scott Green shares the rise and demise of a brilliant strategist.
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Code names, dead drops, invisible ink, and secret ciphers were all part of the American Revolution. Historian Taylor Stoermer introduces Benjamin Tallmadge, George Washington’s chief intelligence officer.| Transcript
The tale of a Spanish spy reveals England’s fragile hold on the New World. Miguel Girona tells the story of Don Diego de Molina.| Transcript
Women’s unassuming roles made them excellent spies. Playwright Darci Tucker tells the story of Elizabeth Thompson: Lady Spy.| Transcript
The means have changed, but the end is the same. Interpreter Jay Templin describes the tactics of information gathering.| Transcript
Interpreter Richard Josey talks about an enslaved man who became a valuable spy during the Revolution.| Transcript