#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...
#27 – Yalta: Day One

#27 – Yalta: Day One

We FINALLY start talking about day one of the Yalta conference, explaining the key cast of characters – and a lemon tree.   HOW TO LISTEN If you’re already a subscriber, you can listen to the full show in the player below or subscribe through iTunes or any...
#26 – Prof Fredrik Logevall

#26 – Prof Fredrik Logevall

Today we have another special guest – Pulitzer Prize-winning author, the Laurence D. Belfer Professor of International Affairs at the John F. Kennedy School of Government and Professor of History in the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences – Prof Fredrik...
#25 – Maclean

#25 – Maclean

This is the third and final of our episodes about the Cambridge Five! This week – Donald Maclean. After being recruited at Cambridge, he started working for the Foreign Office assigned to the division that looked after the League of Nations. Over the next few...