Cold War Spies | with Ian Sanders

Ian Sanders is the host and producer of the award-winning Cold War Conversations podcast.

Ian Sanders is the Host and Producer of the Award Winning Cold War Conversations Podcast, an oral history project aimed at preserving the stories of the Cold War before they are lost…

Ever wondered what it’s like to speak to a KGB or a CIA agent? Well, Ian has interviewed many secret agents, intelligence specialists and journalists and in this talk, he shares their incredible stories.

This talk is a fascinating and entertaining audio-visual presentation of selected spy stories of the Cold War and includes excerpts of interviews conducted with real spies by the speaker.

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Buxton Crescent is accessible by wheelchair and fitted with accessible lift and toilet facilities. The Pump Room is one-level Assistance dogs are welcome in Buxton Crescent and the Pump Room. We are working hard on having hearing loops available before the end of 2024.

The Pump Room is fitted with an accessible toilet.

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