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Later, in his notes on their midnight rendezvous beneath the streets of Berlin, Pape writes that Gorbachev was slightly drunk: He had needed a few drinks to gain the courage to make the journey. 1 The Ministry for State Security (MfS) was good at keeping secrets. But in the aftermath of the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989, much of the Stasi’s vast archive of secrets – containing more than a 8 9:34 P1: SJT 9780521188742c01 CUNY1276/Macrakis 978 0 521 88747 2 Agent Gorbachev December 24, 2007 9 hundred miles of files and 35 million index cards – has become available for scholars and ordinary citizens to peruse.
10 On other occasions, the MfS invited Gorbachev and his wife, who selected the code name “Maria,” to all-day social meetings in safe houses. To the Rehders, this may have seemed like generosity, but the meetings had a specific purpose: to “build trust” and to tie the agent further to the spy agency. By the fall of 1960, “Maria” had been recruited to assist with the espionage work. The couple was invited to spend a day at a guesthouse in ¨ an East Berlin suburb, Grunau. They were served breakfast, lunch, dinner, and coffee.
For 9:34 P1: SJT 9780521188742c01 12 CUNY1276/Macrakis 978 0 521 88747 2 December 24, 2007 Seduced by Secrets 1. Wodka Gorbatschow. Rehder’s code name, “Gorbachev,” probably derived from Wodka Gorbatschow (shown here with a martini glass and a Stasi badge from the author’s collection), a Berlin vodka manufactured since the 1920s. Gorbachev’s case officers wrote that he enjoyed drinking alcohol and occasionally showed up drunk at meetings. 9 Of course, the future Soviet leader named Gorbachev was at this point unknown, even in Russia.