Valerie Plame is an American spy whose identity was revealed by a Washington Post reporter in 2005. President George W. Bush and members of his administration were suspected of orchestrating the leak after Plame's husband, diplomat Joseph Wilson, wrote an article criticizing the Bush administration for exaggerating evidence about Iraq's weapons of mass destruction. One of Bush's top aides, Lewis "Scooter" Libby, was convicted and sentenced to 30 months in prison for the "Plame Affair," as it became known. Plame retired her CIA post in response to the incident.
Josephine Baker is best-known for her celebrated song and dance career that spanned five decades. But she is also famous for being a spy for the French resistance during World War II. As the story goes, Nazi guards were so star-struck by Baker that they let her slip across the border without trouble — little knowing that she was smuggling secrets written in invisible ink on her sheet music. After the war, Baker was awarded the French Legion of Honor for her service.
Margareth Geertruida Zelle ( August 7, 1876- October 15, 1917) was the most famous and controversial spy of World War One was Mata Hari a Dutch born woman who carried exotic stripping to an art form. So many myths and legends have surrounded her past that it's hard to tell reality from mystery.
Throughout world history, conspiracy theories have flourished as a way to explain pivotal events. In the US some of the most talked, discussed and written about include: the Kennedy assassinations, Pearl Harbor, 9-11, Princess Diane Assassination and even the moon landing, among others. Furthermore, since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the number of those who believe in such theories has blossomed, creating an underground world of conspiracy theorists.