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The Spy Behind Home Plate

Showtimes

1 Hr. 41 Min.
Not Rated
2019
Screening format: DCP

Q&A with MLB Commissioner Emeritus Bud Selig!
Presented in partnership with the Jewish Museum MilwaukeeMilwaukee County Historical Society, Milwaukee Jewish Federation and OnMilwaukee


In this first ever feature-length documentary about the enigmatic Moe Berg, Aviva Kempner again focuses her camera on a little-known Jewish hero. From the streets of Newark to five major league teams during baseball’s Golden Age to his secret life spying for the OSS during WWII…Berg’s improbable story is told with rare historical footage and revealing interviews with family and an All-Star roster from the worlds of history, sports and spy craft.

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Location

2230 North Farwell Avenue
on Milwaukee's East Side

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