1982, the KGB learned of the program and wanted to get its hands on the technology. To that end they kidnapped scientist Anton Baklanov. Lockheed SR-71 was the first attempt at stealth technology and was developed by John Skeevers. As a result of building the aircraft, he developed cancer later on in life.
The Americans is an American television series, created by Joe Weisberg, a former CIA officer turned screenwriter, which premiered on January 30, 2013, on the FX network. It is a 1980s Cold War drama about a group of Soviet KGB officers who have been trained to impersonate American citizens, so that each one can become a sleeper agent, with a cover which may even include an unwitting spouse and family.
I believed I was acting in the service of a higher purpose. But I was just scared.
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