World History

"Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program That Brought Nazi Scientists to America"

Annie Jacobsen

About the Program

Annie Jacobsen recounts the U.S. government's clandestine program to employ German scientists following World War II.  The program, dubbed "Operation Paperclip," brought several scientists and their families to the United States, despite the fact that many were accused of war crimes.  Annie Jacobsen speaks at Book Passage Bookstore in Corte Madera, California.

About the Authors

Annie Jacobsen

Annie Jacobsen is the author of Area 51: An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base.  She is a former contributing editor at the Los Angeles Times Magazine


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