Gershom Gorenberg: War of Shadows

Gershom Gorenberg joins us live from Jerusalem to discuss the topic of his latest book, War of Shadows: Codebreakers, Spies, and the Secret Struggle to Drive the Nazis from the Middle East, with Robert Rosenthal, a former Middle East/Africa journalist and former editor of The Philadelphia Inquirer and managing editor of the San Francisco Chronicle.

At the center of Gorenberg's exciting intrigue—which has lessons for today's intelligence and cybersecurity—are the code breakers at Bletchley Park, who helped solve the Enigma cipher and foiled Rommel's bid to to conquer the Middle East.

Gorenberg, a columnist for The Washington Post, has written for The New York Times MagazineThe AtlanticThe New York Review of BooksHaaretz, and other media outlets. He teaches a workshop on writing history at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.

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Celia Menczel

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Speakers
Gershom Gorenberg
American-Israeli Journalist; Author, War of Shadows: Codebreakers, Spies, and the Secret Struggle to Drive the Nazis from the Middle East
Robert Rosenthal
Board Member, Center for Investigative Reporting—Moderator