Howard Blum is an American author and journalist. Formerly a reporter for the The Village Voice and The New York Times, Blum is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair and the author of several non-fiction books, including the New York Times bestseller and Edgar Award winner American Lightning: Terror, Mystery, the Birth of Hollywood, and the Crime of the Century.
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Cryptography, Post World War II This method of code breaking and deciphering may have changed with the onset of the Internet and modern technology, but the approach remains the same. In this excerpt from In the Enemy’s House, I walk through the hypothetical stages of...read more
Excerpt from In the Enemy’s House by Howard Blum. Elizabeth Bentley’s confession became one of the puzzle pieces that aided Bob Lamphere and Meredith Gardner as they uncovered the Russian spies aiming to steal secrets of atomic weapons from the United States during...read more
If you’re an American—and alive and breathing—you probably know a lot about the current Russian investigation. (Maybe more than you want to.) You likely know facts like: The investigation is being conducted to better understand how Russians and Americans attempted to...read more