John Barron

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Person.png John Barron  Rdf-icon.png
(spook, journalist)
BornJohn Daniel Barron
January 26, 1930
Wichita Falls, Texas, USA
DiedFebruary 24, 2005 (Age 75)
Member ofLe Cercle
Interests • KGB
• espionage
A spooky journalist who wrote on the evils of the KGB.

Career

Barron worked in Navy intelligence from 1953 to 1957.[1]

In 1957, Barron joined the Washington Star as an investigative reporter. In 1965, Barron joined the Washington bureau of Reader's Digest.

In 1974, he published KGB: The Secret Work of Soviet Secret Agents, based on the reports of KGB defectors, which upset the KGB.[2]

In 1980 he wrote on the unanswered questions surrounding the drowning death of Mary Jo Kopechne at Chappaquiddick in a car driven by Ted Kennedy.

Barron became a senior editor at Reader's Digest.[2]

Deep political connections

John Barron attended the 1983 meeting of Le Cercle.

26 January 1930|24 February 2005| 

Event Participated in

EventStartEndLocation(s)
Le Cercle/1983 (Bonn)30 June 19833 July 1983Germany
Bonn


References


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