You’ve taken down a bad guy or two in your time—a boss here, a condo board
But your next target might not be so easy, so ripe for the taking.
Which means it’s time for some graduate-level work in the fine art of shadowing, spying and generally
And we’ve got your instructor.
So get ready for Surveillance 101 with Eric O’Neill, a three-hour crash course
at the International Spy Museum, taught by one of the FBI’s most famous agents.
Just in case you need a refresher: O’Neill is the guy who nailed his boss, Robert Hanssen, who was spying
for the Russians (you may have seen the movie). He’ll meet you in the museum’s classroom on a Friday
evening in May, and start spewing his wisdom on following your target, keeping him in view and taking
Then it’s on to the mean streets of DC, where your small group will split into two smaller teams to track
an actual “person of interest” whom you’ll call “The Rabbit” (hint: it’s probably not the guy
with the fanny pack and the Oklahoma City Thunder T-shirt).
Your evening of Bond-ology will conclude, fittingly, with a cocktail at Zola, where O’Neill will debrief
you on your exploits before sending you out into the world again... wiser, and probably a little more
We hear the Secret Service is hiring.
Surveillance 101 with Eric O’Neill
at the International Spy Museum
800 F St NW
Washington, DC 20004