The Franklin Institute's Mandell Center has announced that it is now hosting the "Spy Museum" through October 6th this year. More than 200 historical artifacts and authentic spy gadgets will be featured in this interactive exhibit. The collection gathered from the CIA, FBI and the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) resources, is from Intelligence Historian, H. Keith Melton. Melton, along with Bob Wallace, former Director of the Office of Technical Service with the CIA, will have their new release, "SPY SITES OF PHILADELPHIA" which depicts over 200 years of spy sites recorded in the Philadelphia area, available at the exhibit. The exhibit will also explain how new insights into how intelligence really works, how science and technology play major roles, and how the men and women who perform this level of work shape the course of history every day. For more information call: (215) 448-1200.

 Bob Wallace, founder of Artemus Consulting Group and former Director of the CIA's Office of Technical Service, will be speaking Friday evening, 7pm, April 5th, at the Soldiers', Sailors', Marines', Coast Guard and Airmens' Club in NYC. The historic club known and visited by thousends of military personnel over the years is located not far from Grand Central at 283 Lexington Avenue. Wallace will be sharing information from his latest book, "Spy Sites of New York City" The event is open to the public.

Longtime Artemus Consulting Group friend, Danny Biederman will kick off the Festival, Tuesday evening April 2nd, 6:30 at the Alex Theater in Glendale, California with a book signing of his "The Incredible World of SPY-FI". Many Agency personnel will fondly remember his extensive exhibit of spy artifacts at CIA Headquarters in Langley. The Festival will continue with a showing of "License to Kill" starring Timothy Dalton as "007" at 7:30 and  will be followed with an on-stage discussion with film co-star David Hedison (DEA Agent Felix Leiter). Enjoy!

The University of Maine at Presque Isle announced that Bob Wallace, founder of Artemus Consulting Group, will be speaking at the University's Distinquished Lecturer Series on March 7th. The Series which is open to the public will be at the University's Campus Center at 7:00 PM. Wallace's subject will be on "How 20th Century Technology Transformed 20th Century Espionage" and will be gleaned from his 32 year service with the Central Intelligence Agency and particular his experiences as Director of the Office of Technical Service. His book, "SPYCRAFT: The Secret History of the CIA's Spytech's from Communism to Al-Qaeda" has been wildly acclaimed throughout the intelligence community and provides some background for his address.