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James B. Donovan’s Family Offers Look at Real-Life ‘Bridge of Spies’ Hero

In 1962, New York lawyer James B. Donovan was given an unlikely mission: Facilitate the exchange of convicted Soviet spy Rudolf Abel for captured U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers in hostile East Berlin. The situation was, in fact, one that Donovan had predicted. Just five years earlier, the 46-year-old married father of four was assigned […]

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