Best Cold War podcasts we could find (Updated March 2019)
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A true crime podcast hosted by Robin Warder
 
In conversation with those that experienced the Cold War and those who are fascinated.
 
Greg Wisniewski, Joshua Howsam and occasional guests from around the baseball World talk about everything you want to know about the Blue Jays and noteworthy developments in the game, with a little bit of added fun.
 
The Cold War, Prohibition, the Gold Rush, the Space Race. Every part of your life -the words you speak, the ideas you share- can be traced to our history, but how well do you really know the stories that made America? We’ll take you to the events, the times and the people that shaped our nation. And we’ll show you how our history affected them, their families and affects you today. Hosted by Lindsay Graham (not the Senator). From Wondery, the network behind Tides Of History, Fall Of Rome and ...
 
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SpyCast
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Each week, the International Spy Museum will offer a new SpyCast featuring interviews and programs with ex-spies, intelligence experts, and espionage scholars. The SpyCast is hosted by Dr. Vince Houghton, historian and curator at the International Spy Museum. Dr. Houghton specializes in intelligence, diplomatic, and military history, with expertise in the late-WWII and early-Cold War eras. The International Spy Museum in Washington, DC is the only public museum in the U.S. solely dedicated t ...
 
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Jordan, Jesse GO!
Weekly
 
What is the dumbest show you can imagine? This award-winning show may be dumber. It has no content. No format. Yet it's going on ten years of delighting hundreds of thousands of people. It's been an iTunes editors choice, and Rolling Stone picked it as one of the world's best comedy podcasts. It's light in the dark, comfort in the cold and a penguin in the pants (long story). Join hosts Jesse Thorn (NPR's Bullseye) and Jordan Morris (Comedy Central's @Midnight) and a celebrity guest on a rau ...
 
The Truth & Justice Podcast is listener driven show, devoted to the pursuit of truth and justice. Host, Bob Ruff, investigates potential wrongful conviction and cold cases using a unique crowdsourcing approach. Bob invites listeners to participate in the investigations, as he breaks down a new case in each season in real time. Truth & Justice is currently on Season 6, where Bob is asking for the help of the Truth & Justice Army to get to the bottom of the murder of Jaime Melgar. Jaime was mu ...
 
Present day readers live in a world that's emerged from the Cold War and the endless rivalry of the Super Powers but this book goes back and traces the origins of the conflict and mutual antagonism between nations. Kim by Rudyard Kipling is set against the background of the Great Game as it was called the tug-of-war between Britain and Russia for the control of Central Asia. The novel's action takes place during the Anglo-Afghan Wars of 1839-42. The novel's sweeping narrative, the depth of c ...
 
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Hollywood & Crime
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Hollywood and Crime is a ground-breaking true crime series about the most infamous murders in Tinseltown history. In The Black Dahlia Serial Killers, host Tracy Pattin investigates the sensational unsolved murder of Elizabeth Short. Known as the Black Dahlia, Short was a star-struck young woman whose body was found completely severed at the waist in January 1947. Many remember her tragic story, yet few know that more than a dozen other women died in similar circumstances around that same tim ...
 
A rewatch podcast of the 90's cartoon Beast Wars! Join the War and Beast Podcast Crew and their guests as they discuss what makes this show so memorable.
 
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The Gist
Weekly+
 
Slate's The Gist with Mike Pesca. A daily afternoon show about news, culture, and whatever else you'll be discussing with friends and family tonight.
 
“Max Brand”, the most used pseudonym of Frederick Schiller Faust (1892-1944), is best known today for his western fiction. Faust began in the early twentieth century selling his stories to the pulp magazines, writing in many genres under numerous pseudonyms. He is probably best known as the creator of the character Destry. His novel Destry Rides Again has been filmed several times, most notably the 1939 version starring James Stewart and Marlene Dietrich. Also his character Dr. Kildare which ...
 
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Radio Mutation
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Garage Punk Pirate Radio Podcast Network
 
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Discovery
Weekly
 
Explorations in the world of science.
 
Comedians Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds take on one subject from American history each week.
 
The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit www.historyextra.com
 
What's been happening around the world and why it matters
 
The Americans After Show recaps, reviews and discusses episodes of FX's The Americans.Show Summary: Philip and Elizabeth Jennings are two KGB spies in an arranged marriage who are posing as Americans in suburban Washington, D.C., shortly after Ronald Reagan is elected president. The couple have two children, Paige and Henry, who are unaware of their parents' true identities until they tell Paige after some time has passed. The complex marriage becomes more passionate and genuine each day but ...
 
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James Bonding
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Matt and Matt. Bond over Bond. Matt Gourley and Matt Mira love James Bond so much they decided to make a podcast about it. Each episode they invite a guest to dive deep into one movie from the greatest film franchise known to man. Looking for the archives? All episodes older than 6 months can be found exclusively on Stitcher Premium, ad-free. Go to stitcher.com/premium and use promo code BONDING for 1 month free (and $5 off the annual plan!).
 
When the financial world shifts, where do we all fit? Marketplace Weekend® brings you powerful conversation on economies both large and personal, at a pace that suits your weekend life. Host Lizzie O'Leary delivers an hour of lively reporting with guests ranging from entertainers and entrepreneurs to government leaders and listeners, too. It's real people dealing with our ever-changing economy. Marketplace Weekend is part of the Marketplace® portfolio of public radio programs broadcasting na ...
 
Daily wrestling podcasts from WhatCulture.com bringing you the best insider perspectives, breaking news, interviews, discussions, quizzes and much more!
 
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Team Never Quit
Weekly
 
Two Navy SEALs who’ve known each other for years sharing their amazing life experiences in a humorous, heartfelt and entertaining way. Never before have two people brought such substantial backstories to anchor their ability to pull the best out of the people they interview. Marcus Luttrell and David Rutherford are committed to their mission of helping people face their greatest challenges in order to learn the Never Quit mindset. The TNQ Podcast is the most authentic, positive, and inspirin ...
 
Tom Keene, Jon Ferro, and Paul Sweeney have the economy and the markets "under surveillance" as they cover the latest in finance, economics and investment, and talk with the leading voices shaping the conversation around world markets.
 
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Moral Maze
Monthly+
 
Combative, provocative and engaging live debate examining the moral issues behind one of the week's news stories. #moralmaze
 
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HistoryPod
Daily
 
The 'on this day in history' podcast, with a new episode every single day. Featuring historical events that range from the Roman Empire to the World Wide Web, HistoryPod proves that there is always something to be remembered 'on this day'. Written and presented by Scott Allsop, creator of the award-winning www.mrallsophistory.com
 
Scheer Intelligence features thoughtful and provocative conversations with "American Originals" -- people who, through a lifetime of engagement with political issues, offer unique and often surprising perspectives on the day's most important issues.
 
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Benchmark
Weekly
 
A weekly podcast that examines the inner workings of the global economy.
 
Ground Zero is a nationally syndicated five hour live broadcast originating from the KXL studios in Portland, OR and syndicated live by Premiere Radio Networks. Hosted by radio veteran Clyde Lewis, Ground Zero is truly independent media and covers the spectrum of Fortean/paranormal and the para-political.
 
A weekly discussion of the geopolitical implications of current events in the Asia-Pacific, hosted by Ankit Panda from The Diplomat, with regular guests.
 
(Order of stories changed to match how they originally aired each day, with stories from previous 6 programs included afterwards. See http://kevin.micke.com/ for details.)Hosted by Terry Gross, Fresh Air from WHYY is the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues. One of public radio's most popular programs, Fresh Air features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.
 
The day's tech news, every day at 5pm. From Techmeme.com, Silicon Valley's most-read news source. 15 minutes and you're up to date.
 
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Trends Like These
Weekly
 
Two internet friends talking about internet trends! Travis McElroy (MBMBaM, Adventure Zone, Bunker Buddies) and Brent Black (Brentalfloss, With Lyrics Video Series) bring you all the latest trends from Facebook, Twitter and all over the Internet!
 
The best analysis of the Irish political scene featuring Irish Times reporters and columnists, outside experts and political guests. Hosted by Hugh Linehan.
 
The Twenty Minute VC takes you inside the world of Venture Capital, Startup Funding and The Pitch. Join our host, Harry Stebbings and discover how you can attain funding for your business by listening to what the most prominent investors are directly looking for in startups, providing easily actionable tips and tricks that can be put in place to increase your chances of getting funded. Although, you may not want to raise funding for a startup. The Twenty Minute VC also provides an instructio ...
 
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Beyond Today
Daily
 
One big question about one big story from the news - and beyond - every weekday. Tina Daheley and Matthew Price search for answers that will change the way we see the world.
 
The Drive and Dish NBA Podcast hosted by Kevin Rafuse and Justin Cousart. This isn't your average NBA pod; not only do you get the best in analysis, but you'll get it while feeling like your kicking back on your couch with the boys. Also, we're funny sometimes. So grab a PBR, sit back... And listen to some NBA chatter!
 
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The Briefing Room
Monthly+
 
David Aaronovitch and a panel of experts and insiders present in-depth explainers on big issues in the news
 
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Radio Derb
Weekly
 
VDARE.com columnist John Derbyshire reviews the week's news.
 
Serial killers. Gangsters. Gunslingers. Victorian-era murderers. And that's just the tip of the iceberg. Each week, the Most Notorious podcast features true-life tales of crime, criminals and tragedies throughout history. Host Erik Rivenes interviews authors and historians who have studied their subjects for years, and the stories are offered with unique insight, detail, and historical accuracy.
 
Where History Comes Alive! A fast-paced, well-researched weekly podcast covering a wide range of historical events, persons, places, legends, and mysteries, hosted by Jon Hagadorn. 1001 Heroes Podcast is a proud part of the 1001 Stories Podcast Network, which includes 1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales Podcast, 1001 Radio Days, and 1001 Stories For the Road Podcast. The network enjoyed over 5 million listens in the past year from a worldwide audience. Alexa users say "Alexa, play the podcast ...
 
Welcome to The Dinner Party Download, a fast and funny hour of culture, food and conversation: “public radio’s arts & leisure section.” In every episode you’ll learn a joke; bone up on an odd bit of history and then wash it down with a themed cocktail recipe; meet artists of note; have your burning etiquette questions answered; savor an emerging food trend; and hear your new favorite song. Plus, unconventional wisdom from hosts Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam.
 
Jay Nordlinger is a senior editor of National Review and the music critic of The New Criterion. His guests are from the worlds of politics and culture, talking about the most important issues of the day, and some pleasant trivialities as well.
 
Loud, fast-talking and deceptively funny, this politically-independent "forward-thinking pragmatist" looks at the events shaping our world through a uniquely American lens. It's smarter than you think, and faster than you expect.
 
The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum. As a non-partisan forum, The Club brings to the public airwaves diverse viewpoints on important topics. The Club's weekly radio broadcast - the oldest in the U.S., dating back to 1924 - is carried across the nation on public radio stations and is now podcasting. Our website archive features audio of our recent programs, as well as selected speeches from our long and distinguished history. This podcas ...
 
Letters & Politics seeks to explore the history behind today’s major global and national news stories. Hosted by Mitch Jeserich.
 
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FT Hard Currency
Weekly
 
Financial Times foreign exchange correspondent Roger Blitz talks to experts on the currencies market about the week ahead, looking at the global political and economic factors driving the world’s largest market.
 
America feels divided. From the most salient questions about our national identity and place in the world, to fundamental concerns about technology, religion, the economy, and public policy, Intelligence Squared U.S. is here to help. A respite from polarized discussions, we bring together the smartest minds to debate and dissect issues in depth, restoring civility and bringing intelligence to the public square in the process.
 
The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum. As a non-partisan forum, The Club brings to the public airwaves diverse viewpoints on important topics. The Club's weekly radio broadcast - the oldest in the U.S., dating back to 1924 - is carried across the nation on public radio stations and is now podcasting. Our website archive features audio of our recent programs, as well as selected speeches from our long and distinguished history. This podcas ...
 
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SermonAudio.com: MP3
Daily+
 
The latest MP3 feed from SermonAudio.com.
 
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Viking Age Podcast
Monthly
 
Sharing the History of The Viking Age, one podcast at a time. We are covering the History of Scandinavia during the Viking Age. We're exploring Raiding, Trading and Settlement of Scandinavians abroad as well as the culture and society of the Norse homelands. Join us to learn more than you ever thought you wanted to know about the people, for better or worse, history knows as the Vikings.
 
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250 million years ago, something unknown wiped out most life on our planet. Now, we are finding buried clues to the mystery inside tiny capsules of cosmic gas. NASA scientists explain that pieces of a cosmic cold case are starting to come together, as they claim that they have found "fingerprints" of the villain, or at least of one of the accom ...…
 
As a teen, Heidi Schreck debated the Constitution in competitions. As an adult, she saw how it shortchanged the women in her family. Her play, What the Constitution Means to Me, will run on Broadway.
 
This is an episode about what happened when global tech gurus were invited inside one of the world’s oldest and most conservative institutions. The Catholic church is thinking about the big ethical questions - perhaps in a way many of our governments are not - that are swirling around around tech. So they gathered some of the big players in rob ...…
 
Both Lennie Tristano and Herbie Nichols were active on the New York scene in the 1950s. Though worlds apart stylistically, their music demonstrates how the piano accommodates myriad personalities.
 
Adam and Michael chat about what happened on this week's episode of SmackDown LIVE, including... Kofi Kingston gets SCREWED again! The Miz gets INTENSE! The IIconics WIN! Samoa Joe vs. Rey Mysterio at Mania! Who should Asuka face at WrestleMania?! ENJOY! Follow us on Twitter: @AdamWilbourn @MichaelHamflett @WhatCultureWWE For more awesome conte ...…
 
Kate Moore, BlackRock Investment Institute Chief Equity Strategist, says the opportunity in equities is on quality. Carl Riccadonna, Bloomberg Economics Chief U.S. Economist, and Michael McKee, Bloomberg International Economics & Policy Correspondent, share their expectations for today's Fed meeting. Theresa Kong, Matthews Asia Head of Fixed In ...…
 
First: Patrick Smyth in Brussels joins Hugh and Pat to talk about the thinking behind the EU's stance on a potential Brexit delay. Then: Jennifer Bray on why councillors in Donegal, using one of their few regulatory powers, have voted to legalise gaming machines despite the risks of addiction.By news@irishtimes.com (The Irish Times).
 
A look at burning political issues and debates and their historical context within the US and worldwide, hosted by Mitch Jeserich.
 
After two of President Roosevelt’s closest advisors competed to create a new federal jobs program, the White House launched one of Roosevelt's keystone initiatives: the Works Progress Administration. Under this program, millions of Americans earned government salaries at a wide range of blue- and white-collar jobs — everything from building pos ...…
 
February 11, 1979. Hana, Hawaii. Five men – 27-year old Scott Moorman, 31-year old Peter Hanchett, 38-year old Benjamin Kalama, 26-year old Patrick Woesner and 27-year old Ralph Malaiakini – leave the island of Maui on a fishing trip in a boat named the “Sarah Joe”. When a violent storm hits the area, the Sarah Joe and its crew do not return an ...…
 
On The Gist, it wouldn’t just be morally right for Trump to finally denounce white nationalism. It would be politically smart. In the interview, Jill Abramson’s Merchants of Truth: The Business of News and the Fight for Facts was released to glowing reviews—but valid accusations of plagiarism and factual errors took some of that shine off. As M ...…
 
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SPEAKERS John Lanchester Author, The Wall In Conversation with Michael Lewis Author, Moneyball, The Blind Side and The Fifth Risk This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on March 18th, 2019. **This Program Contains Explicit Language**
 
SPEAKERS John Lanchester Author, The Wall In Conversation with Michael Lewis Author, Moneyball, The Blind Side and The Fifth Risk This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on March 18th, 2019. **This Program Contains Explicit Language**
 
SPEAKERS Chandran Nair Founder and CEO, the Global Institute For Tomorrow; Author, The Sustainable State This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on March 15th, 2019.
 
SPEAKERS Chandran Nair Founder and CEO, the Global Institute For Tomorrow; Author, The Sustainable State This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on March 15th, 2019.
 
Google’s gaming service is called Stadia, the iMac lineup gets an update, Instagram ads in-app shopping, Intel wants to build an exascale computer and Y Combinator’s Demo Day, Day 1. Sponsors: DataDogHQ.com/RideHome Metalab.co Links: Google Stadia announced, a game streaming service for Chrome, Android, and TVs (9to5Google) Google unveils Stadi ...…
 
Welcome to Radio Free Alderaan: The first and last Real Rebel Radio broadcasting across the galaxy to fuel the Resistance and make you shake your body. Kris, and his reprogrammed Imperial DJ Droid K1-R3, are force choking the radio waves and bringing you some doom metal for everyone’s second favorite bounty hunter: Bossk Track list: black ……
 
Primatologist Frans de Waal believes that the way humans experience emotion is not unique: "That's a spectrum of behavior that we have, and the same thing is true for many other species."
 
Squeeze into the rumble seat — Yuval Taylor brings readers along on a 1927 summer road trip taken by Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes. Their friendship turned out to be a very bumpy ride.
 
Almost half of young women in the UK are considering freezing their eggs, according to a recent survey. It involves harvesting eggs from a woman’s ovaries and keeping them in storage so she might be able to still have a baby even if her fertility declines. But it costs thousands of pounds and currently the success rates are low. Many women eith ...…
 
Adam and Michael chat about what happened on this week's episode of Monday Night RAW, including... UFC invades WWE! Kurt Angle vs. Baron Corbin, really? Beth Phoenix is BACK! Should Brock Lesnar RETAIN at WrestleMania? Are we getting Elias vs. The Undertaker?! ENJOY! Follow us on Twitter: @AdamWilbourn @MSidgwick @WhatCultureWWE For more awesom ...…
 
Remembering Princeton University's Alan Krueger with Dartmouth Professor of Economics Danny Blanchflower, Bloomberg International Economics & Policy Correspondent Michael McKee, University of Michigan Associate Professor for Public Policy & Former U.S. Department of Labor Chief Economist Betsey Stevenson, and Bloomberg Businessweek Economics Ed ...…
 
SPY Historian Vince Houghton sat down with the Director of the Center on Terrorism, Extremism, and Counterterrorism at Monterey to discuss terrorism financing, state-sponsorship, and the rise of domestic terrorism.
 
Riley Silverman (Troubled Waters, SYFY Fangrrls) joins Jordan and Jesse for our first MaxFunDrive episode of 2019! They get into Jordan's most recent attempt to retain his status as a fun guy, the bloodsport that is shopping at the Super King grocery store in Jesse's neighborhood, and whether or not the drug rug demographic is enough to best th ...…
 
A conversation on the transnational white power movement and its history behind the massacre in New Zealand last week with Professor Kathleen Belew. Guest: Kathleen Belew is Professor of History at the University of Chicago. She is the author of Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America. Her latest piece (Dissent Mag ...…
 
Comedians Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds examine the life of Ben Reitman. Recorded live in Chicago. SOURCES TOUR DATES REDBUBBLE MERCH
 
Are we witnessing a resurgence of the Crusades with a holy war between a neo-Knights Templar faction and Islam? At this moment in history, there is an evil so organized within the major religions of the world that we could all be targeted for an undeclared war that many people have become oblivious to. On tonight's show, Clyde Lewis talks about ...…
 
In this episode of James Bonding, Matt and Matt brave something more diabolical than Le Chiffre’s little tugboat and rope, the message boards of Reddit! Join the boys as they do a verbal response to the James Bonding AMA. Will your question be answered? Probably, I think we got to almost all of them. This episode is brought to you by Duke Canno ...…
 
The first stone of Barcelona’s iconic Sagrada Familia basilica was ...
 
On The Gist, Beto O’Rourke, the countertop candidate. In the interview, historian Rutger Bregman got in a spat with Fox host Tucker Carlson, but you wouldn’t know it if it weren’t for his own video of the incident. Fox never aired it, as Bregman accused Carlson of carrying water for billionaires and Carlson responded with profane insults. Bregm ...…
 
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When Paradise burned down last year, it made the Camp Fire the most destructive and deadly in Californian history. A few months earlier the nearby Ranch Fire was the largest. In southern California, a series of chaparral fires have brought danger to towns along the state’s coast. And the statistics show that large, dangerous fires have been inc ...…
 
An iPad mini refresh and a new iPad Air, MySpace has lost basically all your stuff, details of the Lyft IPO and the state of Seed Investing. Sponsors: Legacybox.com/ride Metalab.co Links: Apple launches new iPad Air and iPad mini (TechCrunch) Inside YouTube’s struggles to shut down video of the New Zealand shooting — and the humans who outsmart ...…
 
Dr. Homer Venters describes a number of traumatic outcomes related to subpar medical care inside the New York City jail complex, including the death of a man who was denied insulin during intake.
 
Deveau and the Borromeo String Quartet perform piano concertos by Mozart and Beethoven as chamber music on a new recording. Lloyd Schwartz says the album is "full of feeling and discovery."
 
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