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BOOK REVIEW: 'Spy Sites of Washington, D.C.'

Feb 02, 2017 - The Washington Times

SPY SITES OF WASHINGTON, D.C.

By Robert Wallace and H. Keith Melton (with Henry R. Schlesinger)

Georgetown University Press, $24.95, 332 pages (paperback)

Let us show a bit of civic pride, if you please. As a center for spies and espionage, Washington and environs are the equal — or better — of such renowned cloak-and-dagger meccas as Vienna or Istanbul.

Start at the beginning: The founding father of the American nation, George Washington, was also the founding fat...