- Family of Spies, also known as Family of Spies: The Walker Spy Ring is a 1990 TV movie based on the espionage of John A. Walker Jr.. The film was directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal and starred Powers Boothe as John Walker.
Family of Spies, also known as Family of Spies: The Walker Spy Ring is a 1990 TV movie based on the espionage of John A. Walker Jr.. The film was directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal and starred Powers Boothe as John Walker. Plot. John A. Walker Jr. is a cryptologist with the US Navy on a sub. While he is away at sea his wife learns he has been unfaithful to her.
"Family of Spies" is an excellent account of the Walker family spy ring, perhaps the most devastating spy ring ever to operate in the USA, certainly within the US Navy. One is constantly amazed in this book by the extent of John Walker, Jr.'s treachery, deceitfulness and total psychpathology.
- Pete Earley
The tale of master spy John Walker, Jr. and his ring - his Navy seaman son, Michael, who had supplied that night's documents from his ship, the nuclear aircraft carrier "Nimitz"; Walker's gullible brother, Arthur; and Walker's best friend, retired naval communications specialist Jerry Whitworth - is dazzling in its detail and especially appalling in the portrait it paints of the amoral, egocentric mastermind of the ring. For two decades John Walker fed secrets absolutely crucial to America's ...
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Aug 16, 2020 · Joe Wolfinger, center, pictured in 1987, was the FBI supervisor in charge of the Walker spy ring case. Agent Bob Hunter, left, was lead agent on the case. At right is Agent John Wagner.
Jan 06, 2016 · Read Family of Spies: Inside the John Walker Spy Ring PDF Online
Jul 16, 2014 · Earley called his 1988 book about them “Family of Spies: Inside the John Walker Spy Ring.” The story was made into a 1990 TV movie, with Powers Boothe as John A. Walker Jr. and John M. Jackson as...
John Anthony Walker Jr. (July 28, 1937 – August 28, 2014) was a United States Navy chief warrant officer and communications specialist convicted of spying for the Soviet Union from 1968 to 1985 and sentenced to life in prison.