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Can you guess which celebrity and literary figures spied on the side?

 
 
1. Josephine Baker worked as a secret agent.
True
False
Josephine Baker was a secret agent for France during World War II. Her sheet music was covered with intelligence information penned in—of course!—invisible ink. And pinned to her undergarments were photographs of sensitive military installations.
2. Benjamin Franklin was a spy.
True
False
Ben Franklin was one of the three members of the Committee of Secret Correspondence, and committed acts of espionage, propaganda, and disinformation.
3. Graham Greene worked for the CIA.
True
False
Greene worked in intelligence for MI6 and his case officer was none other than Kim Philby, who turned out to be a British-Russian double agent.
4. Lou Gehrig provided important information about Nazi progress on the atomic bomb.
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False
It was American baseball catcher and coach Moe Berg who served as a spy for the OSS and later did some work for its successor, the Central Intelligence Agency.
5. John le Carré’s real name was David Cornwell.
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False
The famous spy novelist claims to have come up with his pseudonym from a phrase spotted by chance in a shop window.
 
 
     
 
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