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The Spy Behind Home Plate

The Spy Behind Home Plate
Documentary | 2019 | NR. 1hr 41min
CAST: Bruce Adams, Elden Auker, Brad Ausmus DIRECTOR: Aviva Kempner TUESDAY FILM SERIES

Telling the story of Moe Berg, an enigmatic Jewish catcher during baseball's Golden Age who joined the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) to spy for the U.S. on the Nazis' atomic bomb program.


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They don't make baseball players like Moe Berg anymore. Judging by Aviva Kempner's authoritative and engrossing documentary "The Spy Behind Home Plate," they likely never did.
Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times
Berg's life was indeed a fantastic one, feeling like something out of fiction yet completely true. Kempner's documentary is a welcome, fuller exploration...
Cate Marquis, St. Louis Jewish Light
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