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The FBI Investigates Soviet Deep-Cover Spies in America

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The FBI Investigates Soviet Deep-Cover Spies in America

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Over the course of a decade, deep-cover Russian spies embedded in America collected intelligence and passed it onto their handlers. The FBI investigation into them became known as Operation Ghost Stories.

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It was the biggest East-West swap since the Cold War: four CIA and MI6 agents traded for ten deep cover Russian agents caught posing as Americans across the country. The 2010 spy exchange itself was global news, but the events leading up to and following the trade would shock the world to its core. Join host Damian Lewis as he details the Russian plot and how the undoing of this operation marked the beginning of a new era of espionage with an ex-KGB spymaster at its heart: Vladimir Putin.

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