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The spy who couldn’t spell: how the biggest heist in the history of US espionage was foiled

30 mins | Apr 5, 2020
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Great stories: his dyslexia made him invisible, his actions made him a spy legend. Ever since childhood, Brian Regan had been made to feel stupid because of his severe dyslexia. So he thought no one would suspect him of stealing secrets. Writing in the Guardian, Yudhijit Bhattacharjee, tells his fascinating story.
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