Katie S. Sanders (www.katiessanders.com) is a freelancer based in New York City who writes about innovation, history, and fascinating people/things overlooked by history and media. She joined this podcast this week to discuss the enigmatic and mysterious Moe Berg, a long-time back-up catcher for five Major League teams in the 20s and 30s who later earned a Medal of Honor for his spy efforts for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II. Sanders, who
The documentary, "The Catcher Was A Spy," directed by Aviva Kempner: https://spybehindhomeplate.org/
The Ben Lewin directed motion picture "The Spy Behind Home Plate," starring Paul Rudd and Sienna Miller.
The Nicholas Dawidoff book, "The Spy Behind Home Plate" is available at our Bookshop.org link below.
Katie Sanders' article, "How Moe Berg went from playing for 5 MLB teams to being a US spy in WWII who thwarted Nazi efforts to build a nuclear bomb."
Katie Sanders' article discussed in the episode on the spy Pierre Julien Ortiz.
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