#32 – Fidel Castro Part 4

#32 – Fidel Castro Part 4

Part four (!!!) of our “quick” biography on Fidel Castro, using the New York Times’ obituary, breaking it down, line by line, to uncover the propaganda. And we’re making these Castro episodes free to guests.This is absolutely the last part, we...
#31 – Fidel Castro Part 3

#31 – Fidel Castro Part 3

Part three (!!!) of our “quick” biography on Fidel Castro, using the New York Times’ obituary, breaking it down, line by line, to uncover the propaganda. And we’re making these Castro episodes free to guests. And yes – there is a part...
#30 – Fidel Castro Part 2

#30 – Fidel Castro Part 2

Part two of our “quick” biography on Fidel Castro, using the New York Times’ obituary, breaking it down, line by line, to uncover the propaganda. And we’re making these Castro episodes free to guests.   HOW TO LISTEN If you’re already a...
#29 – Fidel Castro

#29 – Fidel Castro

With the recent death of Fidel Castro, we decided to take a quick detour from our linear narrative to jump ahead in time and talk about one of the major figures, not only of the Cold War, but of the 20th century. A hero to many, reviled by just as many, his death...
#28 – Yalta: Let The Small Birds Sing

#28 – Yalta: Let The Small Birds Sing

Like he had before Tehran, FDR refused the idea of an Anglo-American bloc when he and Churchill met briefly in Malta before the conference. He’s trying hard to avoid putting Stalin on the defensive. Because he knows that in the game of wartime diplomacy, the...