The International Spy Museum


Jonna Hiestand Mendez
* Member, Spy Museum Advisory Board
* Former, CIA Chief of Disguise (specialized in clandestine photography)
* Author of the forthcoming book Spy Dust: Two Masters of Disguise Reveal the Tools and Operations That Helped Win The Cold War, As Authorized by the CIA (Pocket Books, 2002)

Linda McCarthy
* Curator, National Women in History Museum exhibit, "Clandestine Women: The Untold Stories of Women in Espionage," on display at the Women In Military Service For America Memorial located in Arlington Cemetery through Dec. 2002.
* Former CIA agent and founding curator of CIA Exhibit Center
* Author: Spies, Pop Flies, and French Fries: Stories I Told my Favorite Visitors to the CIA Exhibit Center (History is a Hoot, Inc: 1999)

Elizabeth Mcintosh
* Author, Sisterhood of Spies: Women of the OSS (Naval Institute Press, 1998) and Undercover Girl (Time Life, 1998)
* Former, OSS Agent during WWII (worked for CIA in Japan during Cold War)

When is a lipstick not a lipstick? When is a shoe not a shoe? In the shadowy world of spies, nothing is ever quite like it seems. From cosmetics weapons and footwear phones to "psyops" and code breaking. Join Neal Conan for a history of American spying, on Talk of the Nation from NPR News.



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