Photo Gallery

Marguerite Harrison's childhood home, Ingleside, in Catonsville, Md. Photo courtesy of Catonsville Public Library.Marguerite Harrison with husband, Tom, and son, Tommy. Photo courtesy of Nancy Harrison.Tommy Harrison at Gilman. Photo courtesy of Gilman School.Maryand Gov. Albert Ritchie, Marguerite Harrison's brother-in-law.Marguerite Harrison on the Polish border preparing to enter Russia. Photo courtesy of Baltimore Sun.Solomon Mogilievsky, …

Journalist spies lifted veil on Soviet Russia, 1920-21

The uneasy relationship between the American news media and American spy agencies can be traced to the early twentieth century, when the U.S. Army’s Military Intelligence Division dispatched agents posing as journalists to Russia following the Bolshevik Revolution. This article explores three of those cases from 1920-21: Baltimore news reporter Marguerite Harrison, who was America’s …