notes from NYT Crosswords, and a weekly visit to the Union Square Greenmarket.
Sunday, November 1, 2015
November 1, 2015
Bridge of Spies was interesting. Mark Rylance as Col. Abel was terrific. The history of James B. Donovan put out by Fordham University was fascinating. His espionage background, including General Counsel for the OSS, was downplayed in the movie:
“The fact that I had a wartime background in espionage,” Donovan wrote, “apparently led Abel to regard me as a sort of retired spy who could appreciate his professional predicament.”