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Milton Reads 2017 – Event Listing
Wednesday, March 8; 6:30pm
Film – Eye in the Sky
Col. Katherine Powell (Helen Mirren), is in command of an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya, and sees her mission escalate when a girl enters the kill zone triggering an international dispute over the implications of modern warfare. Rated R, run time 1 hour 42 minutes.
Thursday, March 16; 7pm
Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal, by Ben Macintyre – Join a lively discussion led by Library Director Will Adamczyk, about this true tale of intrigue.
Tuesday, March 21- 6:30pm
Film: Triple Cross
Safecracker Eddie Chapman (Christopher Plummer) is languishing in prison on the island of Jersey when the Nazis arrive. An adept manipulator of situations, Chapman convinces the Germans to use him to spy on the British. And when the would-be traitor arrives home, he convinces the English to use him as a double agent — in exchange for a full pardon. So begins the hair-raising true story of a professional thief turned self-sacrificing World War II patriot. The film is loosely based on the true story of Agent Zigzag, is rated PG, and runs 2 hours and 20 minutes.
Sunday, March 26; 5-7pm
Spy Night @ Steel & Rye
Wear your favorite spy costume (a trench coat and sun glasses qualify), and join us at one of Milton’s hot spots for an Agent Zigzag beverage, spy themed apps, and games that will test your covert tactics. Prizes for best costume and game winning. Suggested donation of $10 at the door covers light refreshments!
Tuesday, March 28; 7-8pm
Professor Joseph Wippl, Professor of the Practice of International Relations at the BU Pardee School of Global Studies
Former CIA agent Joseph Wippl spent a 30 year career as an operations officer in the National Clandestine Service (NCS). He served overseas as an operations officer and manager in Bonn, West Germany, Guatemala City, Luxembourg, Madrid, Mexico City, Vienna, and Berlin. A professor at the Boston University Pardee School of Global Studies since 2006, Professor Wippl speaks and writes widely on issues regarding National Security, Intelligence and Terrorism. Learn about the world of clandestine operations from an expert in the field.
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