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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. SpyCast is hosted by Chris Costa (https://www.spymuseum.org/host-an-event/spy-speaker-series/chris-costa/) , Executive Director of the Spy Museum along with Dr. Andrew Hammond (https://www.spymuseum.org/press/press-archive/2020-press-releases/spy-museum-names-andrew-hammon/) , the museum's incoming historian and curator. Dr. Hammond s ...
 
In Intelligence Matters, former acting Director of the CIA Michael Morell, speaks with top leaders of the U.S. intelligence community as they reflect on their life, career and the critical roles they play in shaping national security policies. As a central figure in the most significant U.S. counter-terror efforts of the past two decades and a former CIA intelligence analyst, Morell is uniquely skilled at taking industry leading knowledge to make connections that provide deep insight into co ...
 
Extraterrestrial invasion, the earth taken over by omniscient intelligences from Mars, the whole of humanity under siege and a nameless narrator who seems to be the lone survivor of the complete devastation of human civilization – scenes from a Hollywood sci-fi blockbuster? Far from it! The War of the Worlds by HG Wells was written more than a century ago and went on to become an iconic work in the science fiction genre, spawning a whole new genre of literature featuring alien invaders. It w ...
 
The American Civil War. This podcast provides serialized audio books concerning the American Civil War and the its events. These books will include fiction and non-fiction works such memoirs and novels. The companion website at http://civilwar.builtwithflash.com also provides songs from Civil War times. In addition, some Civil War-themed puzzles are also available. Produced by Civil War Audio -June 2010 - - Read by John A Bruzas.
 
A naval history podcast from Preble Hall - the United States Naval Academy Museum in Annapolis, Maryland. Preble Hall will interview historians, practitioners, military personnel, and other experts on a variety of naval history topics from ancient history to recent history.
 
The Art of War is a 6th Century BC Chinese treatise on war and military strategy known for its timeless examples of strategy and planning. There is intense interest in this ancient work since it teaches how to be victorious in conflict and that the final victory ultimately is to see war as an effort to win minds and hearts rather than a mere acquisition of territory and wealth. The Art of War by Sun Tzu is a two thousand year old work, reputedly authored by a famous military general and stra ...
 
Months after the end of a brief and bloody civil war, West Virginia is gripped by turmoil and violence. Valerie Murphy must come to grip with her own loyalties and principles as she fights to end the violence. Insurgent is the continuation of the story begun in the Amazon Alternate History bestseller Republic by Charles Sheehan-Miles.
 
Economics Detective Radio is a podcast about markets, ideas, institutions, and all things related to the field of economics. Episodes consist of long-form interviews and are generally released on Fridays. Topics include economic theory, economic history, the history of thought, money, banking, finance, macroeconomics, public choice, business cycles, health care, education, international trade, and anything else of interest to economists, students, and serious amateurs interested in the scien ...
 
In perhaps the most audacious military enterprise in the history of human conquest, Cortez, with only a few hundred men, conquered a civilization of tens of thousands. This is the story of an Englishman who boards a merchant ship destined for the New World, but a shipwreck strands him in Pre-Columbian Mexico, and Roger must find a way to avoid becoming one of the many human sacrifices offered to the Aztec gods.
 
Cell Robotics, in conjunction with CellUnited.com, welcomes our resident informatic Jennifer Doe as she delivers the latest in drone, robotics, cognitive science and wearable technology news. Want your segment to be read on our show? Tweet @fmethods for more information. You'll enjoy "Today in Drone news..." if you like: technology, sci-fi, science, news, ambient, space, NASA, military, defense, action, adventure, science fiction, futurists, neo, nu-media, transmedia, Wired, electronics, gad ...
 
Upton Sinclair, born in 1878 was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American author. He wrote over 90 books in many genres. Best known for his muckraking novel, The Jungle, Sinclair also wrote adventure fiction. Many of these works were written under the pseudonym, Ensign Clark Fitch, U.S.N. A Prisoner of Morrow, published in 1898 when Sinclair was but 20 years old, is one of these efforts. The period for this work is the ten-week Spanish–American War which occurred in 1898. Revolts against Spanish ru ...
 
Ambrose Bierce (1842 – 1914?), satirist, critic, poet, short story writer and journalist. His fiction showed a clean economical style often sprinkled with subtle cynical comments on human behaviour. Nothing is known of his death, as he went missing while an observer with Pancho Villa’s army in 1913/14. (Summaries by Peter Yearsley)The Ways of Ghosts: Stories of encounters with the ghosts of the dead and dying. The spirits of the dead reach out to the living, to pass on a message or to pursue ...
 
Mark Twain’s work on Joan of Arc is titled in full “Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc, by the Sieur Louis de Conte.” De Conte is identified as Joan’s page and secretary. For those who’ve always wanted to “get behind” the Joan of Arc story and to better understand just what happened, Twain’s narrative makes the story personal and very accessible. The work is fictionally presented as a translation from the manuscript by Jean Francois Alden, or, in the words of the published book, “Freely T ...
 
Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914?), satirist, critic, poet, short story writer and journalist. His fiction showed a clean economical style often sprinkled with subtle cynical comments on human behaviour. Nothing is known of his death, as he went missing while an observer with Pancho Villa’s army in 1913/14. (Summaries by Peter Yearsley)The Ways of Ghosts: Stories of encounters with the ghosts of the dead and dying. The spirits of the dead reach out to the living, to pass on a message or to pursue ...
 
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In this episode of Intelligence Matters, host Michael Morell interviews David Priess, former daily intelligence briefer, CIA officer and now Chief Operating Officer of the Lawfare Institute, about the history, content and aim of the President's Daily Brief (PDB), one of the intelligence community's most valuable and highly classified products. Prie…
 
Preble Hall is produced by the United States Naval Academy Museum http://usna.edu/museum http://www.facebook.com/usnamuseum/ https://twitter.com/usnamuseum A History of the Navy in 100 Objects from the USNA Museum https://www.usna.edu/100Objects/index.php Host: Dr. Claude Berube, Director, US Naval Academy Museum Date recorded: 25 September 2020…
 
Today's guest is Nina Roussille of UC Berkeley and we discuss her working paper, The central role of the ask gap in gender pay inequality. The gender ask gap measures the extent to which women ask for lower salaries than comparable men. This paper studies the role of the ask gap in generating wage inequality using novel data from Hired.com, a leadi…
 
In this episode of Intelligence Matters, host Michael Morell speaks with Antony "Tony" Blinken, former deputy Secretary of State and current Foreign Policy Advisor for the Joe Biden for President campaign. Morell and Blinken discuss a potential Biden administration's foreign policy priorities and its likely approach to top global security challenge…
 
Preble Hall is produced by the United States Naval Academy Museum http://usna.edu/museum http://www.facebook.com/usnamuseum/ https://twitter.com/usnamuseum A History of the Navy in 100 Objects from the USNA Museum https://www.usna.edu/100Objects/index.php Host: Dr. Claude Berube, Director, US Naval Academy Museum Date recorded: 21 September 2020…
 
In this episode of Intelligence Matters DECLASSIFIED: Spy Stories from the Officers Who Were There, CBS News Intelligence and National Security Reporter Olivia Gazis interviews Michael Morell and retired Admiral Bill McRaven about the raid on the complex in Abbottabad, Pakistan that brought Osama bin Laden to justice nearly a decade ago. Morell and…
 
Preble Hall is produced by the United States Naval Academy Museum http://usna.edu/museum http://www.facebook.com/usnamuseum/ https://twitter.com/usnamuseum A History of the Navy in 100 Objects from the USNA Museum https://www.usna.edu/100Objects/index.php Host: Dr. Claude Berube, Director, US Naval Academy Museum Date recorded: 10 September 2020…
 
Preble Hall is produced by the United States Naval Academy Museum http://usna.edu/museum http://www.facebook.com/usnamuseum/ https://twitter.com/usnamuseum A History of the Navy in 100 Objects from the USNA Museum https://www.usna.edu/100Objects/index.php Host: Dr. Claude Berube, Director, US Naval Academy Museum Date recorded: 8 September 2020…
 
In this episode of Intelligence Matters, host Michael Morell speaks with Hal Brands, historian and the Henry A. Kissinger Distinguished Professor of Global Affairs at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, about a new compilation of essays dedicated to the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on international security and…
 
Preble Hall is produced by the United States Naval Academy Museum http://usna.edu/museum http://www.facebook.com/usnamuseum/ https://twitter.com/usnamuseum A History of the Navy in 100 Objects from the USNA Museum https://www.usna.edu/100Objects/index.php Host: Dr. Claude Berube, Director, US Naval Academy Museum Date recorded: 4 September 2020…
 
In this episode of Intelligence Matters, host Michael Morell interviews Rodney Faraon, a former China analyst and 15-year veteran of the CIA, about how he transferred skills he developed at the agency to a variety of roles outside of government. Faraon, now a partner at Martin+Crumpton Group LLC, also held roles at Walt Disney Company and in the fi…
 
Preble Hall is produced by the United States Naval Academy Museum http://usna.edu/museum http://www.facebook.com/usnamuseum/ https://twitter.com/usnamuseum A History of the Navy in 100 Objects from the USNA Museum https://www.usna.edu/100Objects/index.php Host: Dr. Claude Berube, Director, US Naval Academy Museum Date recorded: 11 March 2015…
 
Anton Howes returns to the podcast to discuss his new book, Arts and Minds: How the Royal Society of Arts Changed a Nation. From its beginnings in a coffee house in the mid-eighteenth century, the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce has tried to improve British life in every way imaginable. It has sought to influe…
 
In this episode of Intelligence Matters DECLASSIFIED: Spy Stories from the Officers Who Were There, host Michael Morell interviews former CIA Senior Clandestine Services Officer Daniel Hoffman about the FBI and CIA's decade-long hunt for ten Russian "illegals" living and operating in the United States. A former Chief of Station, Hoffman tells Morel…
 
In this episode of Intelligence Matters, Anne Neuberger, Director of the National Security Agency's Cybersecurity Directorate, details her trajectory from the agency's Chief Risk Officer, to the lead on election security in 2018, to the head of the agency's newly revamped cybersecurity mission. She tells Morell what lessons were learned about deter…
 
Today's guest is Stuart Ritchie, psychologist and author of Science Fictions: How Fraud, Bias, Negligence, and Hype Undermine the Search for Truth. Science is how we understand the world. Yet failures in peer review and mistakes in statistics have rendered a shocking number of scientific studies useless – or, worse, badly misleading. Such errors ha…
 
In this episode of Intelligence Matters, host Michael Morell interviews author and environmentalist Bill McKibben about the national security implications of climate change, including how current trends, if unchecked, could lead to future catastrophes. McKibben explains why taking certain actions immediately and for the next ten years is crucial in…
 
Preble Hall is produced by the United States Naval Academy Museum http://usna.edu/museum http://www.facebook.com/usnamuseum/ https://twitter.com/usnamuseum A History of the Navy in 100 Objects from the USNA Museum https://www.usna.edu/100Objects/index.php Host: Dr. Claude Berube, Director, US Naval Academy Museum Date recorded: 17 October 2014…
 
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