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Cryptonym: LIENVOY-16

Anita Tarasoff. When it was discovered that her husband, transcriber Boris Tarasoff, knew Russian and English but virtually no Spanish, his wife was pressed into service to help him.
Identity of LIENVOY-16 remains undocumented, but it is a reasonable supposition given the facts. The only other person known to be transcribing Russian tapes to English during this time period, CIA officer Bill Bright, was unlikely to be given a cryptonym that was generally reserved for agents and not officers.

104-10413-10033: LIENVOY TAPES

The description for LIENVOY-16 is transcriber, Russian tapes, Spanish.

Bill Simpich

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