September 25, 2018

In this episode Matt Crawford speaks to Valerie Plame about her book Fair Game and her career in the CIA. Valerie Plame was outed as a covert agent by Scooter Libby who was convicted, had his sentence commuted by President Bush and then pardoned by President Trump. A t...

October 24, 2014

Former covert CIA operational officer Valerie Plame is currently on a book tour promoting her recent fiction book, Burned. Her most recent stop was at The International Spy Museum in downtown Washington on Thursday, October 23rd.

While working with the CIA, Valerie Plam...

February 22, 2014

It’s rare to meet real people behind the headlines. But a few weeks ago, Valerie Plame and her husband, Joe Wilson, traveled to my new hometown of Taos, N.M., to give a public presentation to a crowd of about 100.

Plame, a former CIA operative, came into view in 2003 wh...

After Valerie Plame’s cover as a CIA operative was blown in 2003, ending her espionage career, she had to reinvent herself. The former spy has become the author of spy novels. “Blowback,” her first mystery with co-writer Sarah Lovett, follows a female CIA agent. Plame’...

Valerie Plame, the former CIA covert-operations officer, will tell you she never lost an asset (the CIA term for a human information source). Vanessa Pierson, Plame’s fictional counterpart (notice the initials) loses one to an assassin’s bullet in the first chapter of...

She never wanted to be famous. In fact, her life was to be one in shadows, a double life of secrets and yes, intrigue. The stuff of spy novels. So it makes sense that she’s written one of her own entitled Blowback. After all, what’s an outed spy to do?

Valerie Plame Wil...

October 11, 2013

The 2010 drama "Fair Game," starring Naomi Watts and Sean Penn, catapulted the 2003 leak of CIA operative Valerie Plame onto the silver screen.

Plame's life took an unexpected turn after having her cover blown by Bush administration officials, shortly after her husban...

Valerie Plame, as all true political junkies will recall, rocketed from anonymity to celebrity a decade ago thanks toa truly bizarre episode that the George W. Bush administration inflicted upon itself. Briefly, during the buildup to the invasion of Iraq, the CIA sent...

What really ticks off former CIA agent Valerie Plame? (Hint: it’s not Karl Rove .)

It’s the paper-thin — or overwrought — lady-spy-type characters great actresses are forced to portray on the likes of “Homeland,” “Zero Dark Thirty” and “Covert Affairs.”

Plame,...

After writing her own spy story, Valerie Plame Wilson is turning to fiction. Last week Blue Rider Press announced that Wilson will be writing spy novels, with her first book of the series, "Blowback," to be published early next year, according to Washingtonian magazine...

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