Nathan Hale: Yale 1773 :: Curator: Richard E. Mooney mssa exhibition

Hale's Life in Connecticut  |  The Years At Yale  |  In The Revolutionary War  |  How Sculptors Saw Him  |  George Dudley Seymour  |  Images & Namesakes  

AS SCULPTORS SAW HIM: Images of the Young Hero
Hale statue an CIA HQ
Collage created by Richard E. Mooney.
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Hale and the C.I.A.
C.I.A. lawyer Walter Pforzheimer '35, had a passion for the history of espionage. He arranged for this copy of the Old Campus statue to stand at headquarters in Langley, Virginia. Originally mounted outside the main entrance, it was moved when someone felt that a failed spy should not dominate such a prominent spot. But his image is still prominent on the home page of the agency's website - www.cia.gov - where he stands with the official agency seal.
Pforzheimer's large collection of documents and artifacts relating to the art and work of spies is stored at the Beinecke Library.