Defectors: Life on the Run | 1999

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Documentary that looks at the agonizing decision to defect from one's country. The program features Oleg Gordievsky, a KGB officer who fled to England; Edward Lee Howard, a CIA officer who escaped the FBI and defected ...more
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Writers: Bob Harris
Stars: Bill Kurtis

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Documentary that looks at the agonizing decision to defect from one's country. The program features Oleg Gordievsky, a KGB officer who fled to England; Edward Lee Howard, a CIA officer who escaped the FBI and defected to the Soviet Union; Sergi Bokan, another KGB officer who defected to the U.S.; and Kadir Hamza, the architect of Saddam Hussein's effort to build a nuclear bomb, who escaped Iraq just ahead of the feared Republican Guards.

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