Join us at Beechwood Cemetery, home of the CSIS National Memorial Cemetery for a night of Cold War Espionage and the FBI’s longest open espionage case.
Thirty-two years after former NSA employee (and NSA spy) Robert Lipka sold vital military secrets to the KGB, Retired Supervisory Special Agent John Whiteside was able to gather the evidence that finally exposed the betrayal. In Spies in the Cemetery – FBI edition, John will review his investigation of the longest open espionage case every brought before the U.S. courts.
- When: June 22, 2021, at 7:00 PM
- Where: Beechwood National Memorial Centre’s Sacred Space
- Tickets are $50. Tickets will be available for purchase shortly.
Serving 30 years with the FBI, Retired Supervisory Special Agent John Whiteside received from Director of the CIA George Tenet the National Intelligence Certificate of Distinction. Mr. Whiteside will also share his experiences on his assignment to a small satellite FBI office in rural Mississippi in the early 1970’s. Mr. Whiteside has authored two books, Fool’s Mate and Cypress Shade, which provide further details about his career with the Bureau.
Beechwood Cemetery Foundation and the Pillar Society are proud to present an evening of Cold War history and counter-espionage.
A reception will follow the talk and both books will be available for purchase at $20 each.
All funds raised will be used to enhance the CSIS National Memorial Cemetery.