skip to Main Content
20 Feb 17

At a time when Russia is alleged to have manipulated the recent US Presidential elections, Kati Marton returned to the American Academy to present her latest book, True Believer (Simon & Schuster, 2016), which reveals the life of Noel Field, an Ivy League-educated State Department employee, who was deeply rooted in the culture and history of the United States yet spied for Joseph Stalin. With a reporter’s eye for detail and a historian’s grasp of the cataclysmic events of the twentieth century, Marton captures Field’s riveting quest for a life of meaning that went horribly wrong. Marton sat down with R. Jay Magill of the American Academy in Berlin to discuss her new book and journalism’s new challenges.

Back To Top