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Valuetainment CIA Chief Disguise Officer Opens Up

Valuetainment – CIA Chief Disguise Officer Opens Up

Jonna Mendez, the fomer CIA Chief of Disguise sits down with Patrick Bet-David to talk about her life in the CIA.

JONNA MENDEZ: INSIDE THE CIA AND THE MOSCOW RULES

Commonwealth Club – Jonna Mendez: Inside The CIA And The Moscow Rules

Join us for a conversation with a real-life spy about her experiences as a covert operative and her role in the advancement of the American intelligence strategy that helped America win the Cold War.

Intl Spy Museum The Moscow Rules with Jonna Mendez

International Spy Museum – The Moscow Rules with Jonna Mendez

Join Jonna for the launch of the Mendez’s new book THE MOSCOW RULES Tactics That Helped America Win the Cold War, where she and her late husband Tony tell the story of the intelligence breakthrough that turned the odds in America’s favor.

the moscow rules book talk by jonna mendez at the Spy Museum on CSPAN BookTV

CSPAN – The Moscow Rules Book Talk by Jonna Mendez

The Moscow Rules book talk by author Jonna Mendez at the Spy Museum on CSPAN BookTV

Morning Joe with Willie Geist

Morning Joe with Willie Geist

CBS News - The International Spy Museum reopens, lifting veil of those

CBS News – The International Spy Museum reopens, lifting veil of those “working in the shadows”

CBS NEWS
In 1777, Gen. George Washington established the country’s first spy network to take on the British during the Revolutionary War. That is where America’s spy story begins, but the $162 million International Spy Museum, in Washington, D.C., is re-imagining what spycraft looks like today.

The new Spy Museum is bigger, bolder and more beautiful. Here are the 10 things you shouldn’t miss.

The Washington Post – The new Spy Museum is bigger, bolder and more beautiful. Here are the 10 things you shouldn’t miss.

THE WASHINGTON POST
The familiar sleek lines of James Bond’s Aston Martin greet visitors in the modern glass lobby of the new International Spy Museum, a welcome nod to the institution’s entertaining roots. But suspended overhead is an Amber Drone, precursor of the CIA’s remotely piloted Predator aircraft and an early clue that the new version brings a little edge to the fun and games.

Former CIA Chief of Disguise Breaks Down 30 Spy Scenes From Film & TV

WIRED – Former CIA Chief of Disguise Breaks Down 30 Spy Scenes From Film & TV

WIRED
Jonna Mendez, former CIA Chief of Disguise, takes a look at spy scenes from a variety of television shows and movies and breaks down how accurate they really are.

Gov. Hogan accepts Mendez Award at the Maryland International Film Festival

WDVM-TV – Gov. Hogan accepts Mendez Award at the Maryland International Film Festival

WDVM-TV
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Jonna Mendez got the chance to talk Friday at the VIP reception for the Maryland International Film Festival. Mendez says it was an honor to award Gov. Hogan with the Mendez award, named after her late husband Tony Mendez.

Tony Mendez

Tony Mendez, ‘Argo’ spy who smuggled U.S. hostages out of Iran during crisis, dies at 78

THE WASHINGTON POST
A forgery artist and master of disguise for the CIA, Tony Mendez once transformed a black agent and an Asian diplomat into a pair of white business executives, using masks that gave them an uncanny resemblance to the movie stars Victor Mature and Rex Harrison.

How the CIA Trains Spies to Hide in Plain Sight

Wired Masterminds – How the CIA Trains Spies to Hide in Plain Sight

WIRED MASTERMINDS
Former Chief of Disguise for the CIA, Jonna Mendez, explains how disguises are used in the CIA, and what aspects to the deception make for an effective disguise.

TimesTalks D.C. - Jennifer Lawrence, Francis Lawrence and Jonna Mendez

TimesTalks D.C. – Jennifer Lawrence, Francis Lawrence and Jonna Mendez

TIMES TALKS D.C.
Join us in Washington, D.C., for a rare conversation with Academy Award–winning actress Jennifer Lawrence about Russian espionage, double–dealing and female empowerment – the subjects of the new spy thriller “Red Sparrow,” opening nationwide March 2.

Unpacking the Russia Story with the Experts Who Have Covered It

International Spy Museum – Unpacking the Russia Story with the Experts Who Have Covered It

INTERNATIONAL SPY MUSEUM
Reporters Michael Schmidt and Scott Shane, joined by a former CIA officer and chief of disguise, Jonna Hiestand Mendez, will explain all they know — and don’t know— and take you behind the reporting scenes in a discussion moderated by the Times editor who has worked on many of these stories, Mark Mazzetti.

The New York Times - Master of Disguise, Jonna Mendez

The New York Times – Master of Disguise: Jonna Mendez

THE NEW YORK TIMES
We’re with Jonna Mendez, also known as the “master of disguise,” to discuss her 27 years of work at the CIA. She’ll show us some of her best-kept disguise secrets too. Comment with questions, and NYT reporter Matthew Rosenberg will ask some.

International Spy Museum Jonna Mendez My Bond Moment

International Spy Museum – Jonna Mendez – My Bond Moment

Hear real stories from real spies as they share their “Bond” moments.

Jonna Mendez spans over twenty-seven years with the CIA including serving as the Chief of Disguise. Her duties included instructing the CIA’s most highly placed foreign assets in the use of spy assets and the processing of intelligence gathered by them.