On June 1, 1978, headquarters approved Hathaway's plan. The dead drop would contain the secret-writing instructions, intelligence questions, and an ops note.
-- The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal by David E. Hoffman
Near the end of the Cold War, the CIA established a relationship with a Moscow spy that would prove one of its most valuable. Based on personal interviews and newly-released CIA documents, this is history is as exciting as any espionage thriller.
David E. Hoffman is a contributing editor of the Washington Post and author of The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and its Dangerous Legacy.
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