How America’s First Female Detective Helped Foil An Assassination Plot

Kate Warne, Pinkerton Detective and Badass

If reading The Bourne Identity and watching Burn Notice has taught me anything, it’s that spies need to blend in. Kate Warne was a master at this: She saved Abraham Lincoln’s life through some clever misdirection. Warne traveled to Baltimore to infiltrate a group of Confederate sympathizers. After learning of …