Spying/Treason

GUESTS: Joseph Albright Co-Author, Bombshell: The Secret Story of America's Unknown Atomic Spy Conspiracy (Times Books, 1997) Harvey Klehr Professor of Politics and History, Emory University Author, The Secret World of American Communism (Yale Univ. Press, 1995) Author of the forthcoming, The Soviet World of American Communism (Yale Univ Press, 1998) Ted Hall was a brilliant 18 year-old scientist when he was asked to work on theManhattan Project. He was also supplying the Russians with atomic secrets. Hall's motivation for spying was unique - he feared a US atomic monopoly was a threat to world peace. Join host Neal Conan for a talk about Ted Hall,other Cold War traitors, the arms race, and spying ...on the next Talk of the Nation from NPR News.

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