Sidney Reilly, the real James Bond

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
The Real James Bond: Sidney Reilly and the Origins of Modern Espionage
The Real James Bond: Sidney Reilly and the Origins of Modern Espionage

Bruce Held, director of the Office of Intelligence and Counterintelligence, will present The Real James Bond: Sidney Reilly and the Origins of Modern Espionage on Thursday, September 6, 2012, at the Kavli Auditorium, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. Some of Sidney Reilly’s letters (he was a British espionage agent who became the model for the fictional spy character James Bond) are housed at the Hoover Institution Library and Archives, as well as some material about him collected by Robin Bruce Lockhart.

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