The Cold War & The Space Race - Somewhat Accurate History


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Aleks and Tad continue their series on whats starting to feel like the world's most interesting country. Post WW2 Nikita Khrushchev becomes the leader of Russia through both The Space Race and the Cold War. Hold on to your sweet potatos, we're getting ready to launch.

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Talking Points: Drip Stalin, Cosmonauts, the insufferable Sputnik 1, sweet potato coupons, the secret speech, the RED SCARE, the truffle shuffle, imitating a dying space monkey, pawn stars, skull markets, pog champs, gm_construct, the virgin farmland, Fidel Castro, origins of nasa, project paperclip, the funny button, cold calling, the magician, the plague doctor and the knight

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