James Jesus Angleton: Poetry, Fly Fishing, and Fascism

https://anchor.fm/ciafiles/episodes/James-Jesus-Angleton-Poetry–Fly-Fishing–and-Fascism-e1cqmfi Toward the end of the Second World War, many Americans had rather strong feelings about Fascists, mostly, that Fascists were evil and tyrranical, fueled by hatred and a total disregard for human life. But there were some who didn’t feel that the Fascists were all that bad. Some Americans actually thought that perhaps the … Continue reading James Jesus Angleton: Poetry, Fly Fishing, and Fascism

Frank Wisner: Local Boy Makes Good

https://anchor.fm/ciafiles/episodes/Frank-Wisner-Local-Boy-Makes-Good-e1acehs Were it not for a handful of loud, persistent voices shouting “Fire” about Stalin’s intentions toward Western Values, the Cold War may well have never occurred, or may at least have been less brutal, less deadly. And maybe the United States wouldn’t have compromised its stated moral codes so egregiously in the decades following … Continue reading Frank Wisner: Local Boy Makes Good


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