Espionage

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Subscribers: 930
Reviews: 5

Alan
 Jun 24, 2019
interesting and well made

Uppervalley
 Jun 8, 2019
Great show keep it up!

jeff
 May 10, 2019
love the podcast

Walter Wego
 May 4, 2019
entertaining and informative. definitely one for subscription

J
 Apr 23, 2019
Interesting podcast, but The Rosenbergs Pt. 2 is missing the last couple minutes or so, it simply cuts off. I tried a different podcast player and realized that the episode shows on both players to be 41:13 long, but on the second player it continued to play for an extra couple minutes until the end. Please fix so it shows the correct length of the episode and continues to play to the end on all players! Thank you!

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Not all spies look like James Bond and Ethan Hunt. Most of them look like ordinary people, which makes them all the more dangerous... So what does it really take to be a spy? Every week, we cover a real-life spy mission: the stakes, the deception, the gadgets, and how it changed the course of history. Each two-part series follows one mission of a historic spy, and if they made it out alive. Espionage is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.

Episode Date
Giacomo Casanova Pt. 1: Lover, Spy
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In the 1700s, the Venetian State Inquisitors arrested anyone they deemed a security threat: Spies. Blasphemers. Gamblers. Social climbers. Anyone who upset the traditional order. All of these traits applied to Giacomo Girolamo Casanova.<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Daily Harvest - Go to Daily-Harvest.com and enter promo code SPY to get three cups FREE in your first box!<br>
Jun 21, 2019
Aldrich Ames Pt. 2: Millionaire Mole
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Despite his below-average job performance and his secret work as a Soviet spy, Rick Ames managed to keep his CIA position for years in the 1960s. In the hunt for their elusive mole, the Agency was battling against their own inefficiency and ineptitude.<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Daily Harvest - Go to Daily-Harvest.com and enter promo code SPY to get three cups FREE in your first box!<br>
Jun 14, 2019
Aldrich Ames Pt. 1: Witless
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He was a chronic underachiever - lazy, reckless, alcoholic, and barely hanging on to his desk job at the Central Intelligence Agency in the 1960s. But all of these flaws made Aldrich Ames perfectly suited for a new career: leaking state secrets to the KGB.<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Pair of Thieves - Get 20% off your first order at PairOfThieves.com/ESPIONAGE.<br><br>Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/ESPIONAGE to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is. Checking your rate only takes a few minutes—and won’t affect your credit!<br>
Jun 07, 2019
Larry Wu-tai Chin Pt. 2: Spy Millionaire
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Linguist. Spy. Slumlord. Sex offender. Larry Chin was a man of many hats. But after 33 years spying for the Chinese government in 1985, the FBI still couldn’t force him into the role of “convicted prisoner.”<br><br>Parcasters - Larry Wu-tai Chin became fabulously wealthy by selling state secrets, not unlike the subjects covered on our organized crime podcast, Kingpins! Listen to our new episode today on the notoriously vicious "El Azul," available now at parcast.com/kingpins&nbsp;<br>
May 31, 2019
Larry Wu-tai Chin Pt. 1: The Translator
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During the Korean War in the 1950s, Chinese-born linguist Larry Wu-Tai Chin was hired by the US State Department to translate prisoner of war interrogations. Larry would use his new position to embark on the longest career of espionage in U.S. history.<br><br>Parcasters - Our new show Not Guilty covered the infamous Central Park Five trial this week! Check it out at parcast.com/notguilty<br>
May 24, 2019
Alan Turing Pt. 2: A Tragic End
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Traveling to America, he finds his loyalties pulled between his home country and their new ally. Once Alan Turing returns home in 1942, he must navigate the end of the war and learn to live in the society he saved from extinction.<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Daily Harvest - Go to Daily-Harvest.com and enter promo code SPY to get 3 cups FREE in your first box!<br><br>Pair of Thieves - Get 20% off when you go to PairOfThieves.com/ESPIONAGE.<br>
May 17, 2019
Alan Turing Pt. 1: Enigma
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One of the most important figures in World War II wasn’t a military commander or a powerful statesman: he was a mathematician. From a secretive mansion 50 miles north of London, Alan Turing and his fellow cryptanalysts broke the codes that led the Allies to victory.<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/ESPIONAGE to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is. Checking your rate only takes a few minutes—and won’t affect your credit!<br>
May 10, 2019
Henri Déricourt Pt. 2: Triple Agent
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Paris, 1943. World War II was in full swing, and triple-agent Henri Déricourt was right in the middle of it. His mission: secure an Allied victory before his carefully-spun web of lies comes unraveled.<br><br>Parcasters - When it comes to transporting drugs, you can't do much better than a jetliner flying across international boundaries. Amado Carrillo Fuentes figured that out, earning his title as "Lord of the Skies" - learn his story on this week's episode of Kingpins at parcast.com/kingpins<br>
May 03, 2019
Henri Déricourt Pt. 1: Double Agent
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In January 1943, a parachutist landed in a snowy field in Nazi-occupied France. At first glance, he was a wealthy Frenchman visiting an old friend in Paris. Below the surface, he was a spy for the British Special Operations Executive. Below that, his true goals were even more mysterious. Henri Dericourt was such a prolific liar, even he could barely keep track of his own loyalties.<br><br>Parcasters - Check out our new show today! We cover the most intriguing exoneration and&nbsp; acquittal cases in Not Guilty, now available at parcast.com/notguilty<br><br><br>
Apr 26, 2019
The Rosenbergs Pt. 2: An Explosive Mistake
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After Julius and Ethel sold atomic bomb secrets to the Soviet Union in 1945, American intelligence began a manhunt to find the traitors. As the FBI swarmed around them and their USSR contacts abandoned them, the Rosenberg’s made a critical mistake.<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Daily Harvest - Go to DAILY-HARVEST.com and enter promo code ESPIONAGE to get three cups FREE in your first box!<br><br>
Apr 19, 2019
The Rosenbergs Pt. 1: Atomic Treason
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Starting in the early 1940s, Julius Rosenberg and his wife Ethel orchestrated a top-secret operation to steal atomic bomb secrets from right under the nose of the FBI. While living in New York City, they then sold those secrets to the Soviet Union and turned the tide of the Cold War in favor of communism.<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/ESPIONAGE to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is. Checking your rate only takes 2 minutes—and won’t affect your credit!<br><br><br><br><br><br>
Apr 11, 2019
Welcome to Espionage!
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Invisible to most, or maybe merely overlooked, these people change the course of history--with no one the wiser. Every week, Parcasts Original Podcast Espionage covers a real-life spy mission: the stakes, the deception, the gadgets, and how it changed the course of history. Espionage premieres on April 12th, with new episodes every<br>Friday.&nbsp;
Mar 24, 2019