#215 – The Double Life of Katharine Clark

#215 – The Double Life of Katharine Clark

Today we’re talking to Katharine Gregorio, author of “The Double Life of Katharine Clark, The Untold Story of the American Journalist Who Brought the Truth about Communism to the West”. Clark was her great-aunt, a foreign correspondent who, while...
#215 – The Double Life of Katharine Clark

#214 – “Chinese Laundrymen”

MacArthur can feel victory slipping through his fingers in Korea. He was certain the Chinese had been scared off. He was very, very wrong. His choice lay between escalation or humiliation. There something secret here that only members can see. Probably an audio player...
#215 – The Double Life of Katharine Clark

#213 – Advancing In A Different Direction

Back to the Korean War and the Battle of Chosin Reservoir aka Lake Changjin. China and the UN/ROK forces fight in freezing cold temperatures. Well, when I say “fight”, I mean the UN forces were “advancing in a different direction”. There something secret here that...
#215 – The Double Life of Katharine Clark

#212 – Taiwan Part 4

This is part four of our recent chat about the history of China and Taiwan with James Shone, a teacher who has lived and worked in Taiwan for over a decade. Don’t forget to check out his new podcast about the history of Taiwan. data-episode-id="974988"...
#215 – The Double Life of Katharine Clark

#211 – Fugitives by Danny Orbach

Dr. Danny Orbach is an Associate professor in general history and East Asian studies, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His new book, Fugitives, is a history of Nazi mercenaries during the Cold War. data-episode-id="968745" data-theme="light" data-height="190"...
#215 – The Double Life of Katharine Clark

#210 – Taiwan Part 3

This is part three of our recent chat about the history of China and Taiwan with James Shone, a teacher who has lived and worked in Taiwan for over a decade.  Don’t forget to check out his new podcast about the history of Taiwan. data-episode-id="968701"...
#215 – The Double Life of Katharine Clark

#209 – Taiwan Part 2

Part two of our recent chat with James Shone about Taiwan. Don’t forget to check out his new podcast about the history of Taiwan. data-episode-id="962099" data-theme="light" data-height="190" data-enable-volume="true">There something secret here that only...
#215 – The Double Life of Katharine Clark

#208 – School’s In

We were recently invited by Paul Giordano, a listener of this show, to give a lecture to the kids studying the Cold War at EF Academy in NY where Paul is the Humanities Department Chair. We spoke for about 40 minutes then did some Q&A with the very bright kids in...
#215 – The Double Life of Katharine Clark

#207 – Taiwan Part 1

In 1949, the Kuomintang retreated from mainland China to the island of Formosa, now known as Taiwan. Ownership of Taiwan would become a major issue during the Cold War, and continues to be a cause of regional tensions, as well as China-US tensions, today. Joining us...
#215 – The Double Life of Katharine Clark

#206 – The Battle of Lake Changjin

The backdrop to the early stages of the Korean War was a US Presidential election which Truman was expected to lose. He also survived his second assassination attempt, this time by Puerto Rican nationalists. The first assassination attempt was by Zionist terrorists....