WEST GERMANY: Help Wanted: Spies

Bored with your job? Well, there's this outfit in West Germany that has quite a few positions available, offering not only security, fringe benefits, promotion and good pay, but also foreign travel and exciting assignments. According to an eight-page brochure available at government employment offices, men and women are needed in more than 40 professions—from map makers and pharmacologists to computer programmers and historians. The eyebrow-raiser is the address to which prospective applicants should write: the headquarters of the Bundesnachrichtendienst, or Federal Intelligence Service, Bonn's equivalent of the CIA. What that agency wants to hire is spies.

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