Join the National Portrait Gallery and the Spy Museum for a conversation about Josephine Baker’s secret career as a spy for the French Resistance during World War II. The panel will be moderated by the Spy Museum’s Amanda Ohlke, and will feature Portrait Gallery Curator Robyn Asleson in conversation with counterterrorism expert Dexter Ingram and former CIA agent and Chief of Disguise Jonna Mendez.

This program will take place in the National Portrait Gallery’s McEvoy Auditorium. ASL interpretation will be provided.

Image credit: Josephine Baker by Pietri, copy after G. L. Manuel Frères, c. 1927. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; bequest of Jean-Claude Baker.

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Add to Calendar 20240627 America/New_York 8th and G Streets NW Washington DC 20001 Sexuality and Subterfuge with Josephine Baker