The Agent

By Imperative Entertainment

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jt
 Mar 22, 2022

WL
 Mar 17, 2022
An outstanding podcast. I binged it all in one day


 Dec 7, 2021
I've heard his story on a previous podcast but love how much detail there is in this one

Chris
 Nov 23, 2021
This podcast blows my ever-lovin' mind! Keep it up!

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2022 Webby Award Honoree, Podcast Documentary Limited Series and Specials. The Agent is the remarkable true story of Jack Barsky, the longest-surviving known member of the KGB illegals program operated during the height of the Cold War. Barsky hid in plain sight in America for 10 years, all the while leading dual lives on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. On one fateful day, he was confronted with an impossible choice. The Agent is a production of Imperative Entertainment in association with Windjoy and is created, written, produced and edited by Jason Hoch. Narration by Alden Ehrenreich. Executive Producers are Jason Hoch, Jack Barsky and Alden Ehrenreich. Original score by Jasha Klebe. Sound engineering and additional editing by Shaine Freeman. 

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The Man with Many Faces | Chapter 12
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You can go home again.
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Brother, My Brother | Chapter 11
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A lifetime of secrets finally revealed.
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No Way Out | Chapter 10
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The FBI closes in on Jack.
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Walls | Chapter 9
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Jack makes the biggest decision of his life, but at what cost?
Dec 20, 2021
The Choice | Chapter 8
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Jack is confronted with an impossible choice.
Dec 13, 2021
The Rising Tide | Chapter 7
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An undercover agent goes back to college.
Dec 06, 2021
Bright Lights | Chapter 6
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Jack Barsky arrives in New York City, hiding in plain sight amongst the millions.
Nov 04, 2021
My Name is... | Chapter 5
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Albrecht heads West on his first and very dangerous mission.
Nov 03, 2021
Belly of the Beast | Chapter 4
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Albrecht learns the craft of an agent while with the KGB in Moscow. But where is this all going?
Nov 02, 2021
The Dance | Chapter 3
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Just as Albrecht finds love, Moscow comes calling.
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The Mission | Chapter 2
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Albrecht must decide on his future path.
Oct 31, 2021
Code Red | Chapter 1
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On his way to the subway one morning, Jack Barsky receives a signal from the Center.
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The Agent | Trailer
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The Agent is the remarkable true story of Jack Barsky, the longest-surviving known member of the KGB illegals program operated during the height of the Cold War. Barsky hid in plain sight in America for 10 years, all the while leading dual lives on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. On one fateful day, he was confronted with an impossible choice.
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