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The History of the Cold War Podcast

Mar 15, 2018

In this episode we explore the origins of the American mafia and its influence on American politics in the early 20th century. We examine how immigration, prohibition and events in Europe led to the rise of American organized crime and how the Italian Mafia came to dominate the American underworld.

Mar 1, 2018

Arne Westad, ST Lee Professor of US-Asia Relations at Harvard University, joins Jeff to discuss his new book The Cold War: A World History and weighing in on important questions surrounding the cold war. Join us for a discussion with one of the pre-eminent scholars of the Cold War and a great influence for the founding...