Tuesday Treasure: Dragon Lady

August 18th, 2020

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Westporter Sigrid Schultz was a renowned war correspondent during the Second World War, serving as Bureau Chief of the Central European Office of the Chicago Tribune, in Berlin. To gain a clearer picture of Schultz’s importance

during the conflict we will explore the profiles of top Nazi targets that she created for the Unites States Office of Strategic Services—an agency which later became the CIA. We will also learn about her relationship with informants within the fascist nations.

 

Tuesday Treasures is a Westport Museum programming series showcasing objects from the collection not normally on public view. See and hear the stories behind some of the most unique, mysterious and impactful artifacts in our community.

 

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