Exposing 'The Secret Life of Houdini' A new biography suggests that the legendary escape artist known as Harry Houdini also served as a spy for the U.S. and British governments before World War I.

Exposing 'The Secret Life of Houdini'

Exposing 'The Secret Life of Houdini'

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Over the course of his life, Harry Houdini, the great magician and escape artist, challenged the boundaries of the material and spiritual world. A new biography suggests that he also served as a spy for the U.S. and British governments before World War I. William Kalush and Larry Sloman, authors of The Secret Life Of Houdini, tell Jacki Lyden about the book.

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The Secret Life of Houdini
By William Kalush, Larry Sloman

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