Consular Corps Luncheon - "Once Upon a Spy"
May 28, 2019 12:00 PM
Jack Barsky, Former Russian Spy
Consular Corps Luncheon - "Once Upon a Spy"

Jack Barsky’s life marks him as one of a kind.  He was born in Germany, became a chemistry professor, was recruited by the KGB, spent 10 years in the United States spying for the Russians, and ended up a United States citizen and information technology executive.

Jack’s story was featured in May of 2015 on CBS 60 Minutes.  His memoir “Deep Undercover” was released in March of 2017.  The book has been translated into German, Swedish and Polish.  Jack has appeared frequently on US cable stations such as CNN, FOX and MSNBC as well as on foreign TV including such countries as Germany, Poland, Japan, Turkey and France.  In his 6th career as a public speaker Jack has had appearances across the United States as well as in Germany, Ireland and Poland.  His book has been optioned to produce a TV series under the working title “An American Citizen”.  Jack lives with his wife Shawna and daughter Trinity in Atlanta Georgia.

INVOCATION: George Wieder