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The Gershman Y

Lunch & Learn: The Invisible Harry Gold

March 14 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

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Date:
March 14
Time:
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
More Info:
https://www.facebook.com/events/218543355357221

Venue

The Gershman Y
401 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States
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Organizer

The Gershman Y

Wednesdays • 12:30-1:30 pm • MARCH 14, APRIL 25, MAY 16
$12 each • $30 series (Save $6 when you RSVP to all three)

Pack your lunch and join us for our lecture series that explores cultural and historical moments through the Jewish lens.

THE INVISIBLE HARRY GOLD • March 14

In the history of Soviet espionage in the United States, few people figure more crucially than Harry Gold. Gold, born in Switzerland and of Russian-Jewish parentage, spied for the Soviets from 1935 to 1950, and is literally the man who handed the USSR the plans for the atom bomb. Allen M. Hornblum, local author and historian, recounts the life of this little known Philadelphia industrial chemist, whom at one time was the subject of the most intensive public manhunt in the history of the FBI and helped the FBI discover the Rosenberg spy ring. “The Invisible Harry Gold,” Allen M. Hornblum’s written work of Harry Gold’s life, will be available for purchase.