#237 – Hiss & the Rosenbergs

#237 – Hiss & the Rosenbergs

During the Cold War, hundreds of Americans spied on their own country for the Soviet Union. Only two of them were executed – Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. Why were they singled out? We delve into that story, which begins with the story of another famous American...
#237 – Hiss & the Rosenbergs

#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"...
#24 – Burgess

#24 – Burgess

  This is the second of our episodes about the Cambridge Five! This week – Guy Burgess. Where the others were highly self-controlled and shunned public scrutiny, he was wildly flamboyant, openly homosexual and often embroiled in scandal because of his drunken...
#23 – Philby

#23 – Philby

This is the first of two episodes about the Cambridge Five! This week – Kim Philby, arguably the most effective spy in the history of spying. The man running British operations against the Russians in the early years of the Cold War was actually working for the...