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Move over, CIA. Spies and traitors are the focus at Skokie museum

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With the CIA hogging the spotlight these days -- think "Homeland" and the Petraeus scandal -- it seems only right to make time for the exhibition "Spies, Traitors and Saboteurs" at the Illinois Holocaust Museum.

As sexy as the name sounds, calling up images of Bond-style subterfuge and Aston Martins with ejector seats, the show's mission is deadly serious. This fact becomes clear upon arrival. The surrounding context of the Holocaust museum underlines the show's theme, which is the difficulty of balancing unquestioning loyalty to one's government, civil rights and national security.

Read more at Chicago Sun-Times about the new exhibit at Illinois Holocaust Museum in Skokie.

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