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The International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. is a private non-profit museum dedicated to the tradecraft, history, and contemporary role of espionage. It boasts the largest collection of international espionage artifacts currently on public display, and says “The Museum's mission is to educate the public about espionage and intelligence in an engaging way. It provides a context for understanding the important role intelligence has played in history and continues to play today.” Our guest today is Andrew Hammond, Historian and Curator of the International Spy Museum. He shares his perspective on the importance of physical artifacts, and how presenting them to the public with meaningful context can help us understand our history and give us insights on how the past may inform our future.