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17 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Ben Macintyre. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Ben Macintyre, often where they are interviewed.

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17 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Ben Macintyre. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Ben Macintyre, often where they are interviewed.

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Nicholas Krystof on how America is failing people; Ben Macintyre's new spy; life in a Cornish fishing town

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When Nicholas Kristof was growing up in the town of Yamhill, Oregon, his neighbours had their struggles, but they all shared a sense of optimism about the the future. Now a quarter of the kids he caiught the school bus with are dead - from bad personal choices, and from the failures of institutions meant to help them. It's a picture that's repeated across communities in the US. How, and when, did things go so badly wrong?
Sep 21 2020 · 54mins
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France in the Pacific; Israel's new friends; America's fading hopes; Ben Macintyre's femme fatale; life in a Cornish fishing village

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Sep 18 2020 · 1hr 24mins

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Ben Macintyre on Agent Sonya – the greatest female spy in history

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Journalist and bestselling author Ben Macintyre talks to us about his latest book, Agent Sonya: Lover, Mother, Soldier, Spy, which tells the incredible story of a German-born woman who spied for the Soviet Union against both Britain and Nazi Germany, and helped transform the balance of power in the Cold War. Historyextra.com/podcast

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Sep 18 2020 · 45mins
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BOOK REVIEW | The Spy and the Traitor (Ben Macintyre)

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The one with the engrossing look into the life and times of one man who had a huge impact on the world stage...  

Click here for a video version: https://youtu.be/-ZTbJ0XHCls

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May 15 2020 · 3mins

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BOOK REVIEW | The Spy and the Traitor (Ben Macintyre)

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The one with the engrossing look into the life and times of one man who had a huge impact on the world stage...  

Click here for a video version of this review: https://youtu.be/MYdpklhGgIk

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Apr 03 2020 · 3mins
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Anmeldelse: Ben Macintyre "Spion og forræder"

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Uhyre spennende hybrid av dokumentar og spionthriller om en av den kalde krigens mest sentrale dobbeltagenter
Jan 31 2020 · 7mins
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BONUS 5: BEN MACINTYRE

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The podcast that drinks with the stars brings you Ben Macintyre! The best-selling author and journalist chats to Olly about his latest thrilling spy book over a glass of Russia's finest vodka. Find out more at aglasswith.com

Jun 13 2019 · 31mins
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#134 - "The Spy and the Traitor" with Ben Macintyre

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In this episode we bring you a Kobo in Conversation with author Ben Macintyre about his latest book, The Spy and the Traitor. Ben was interviewed by the Globe and Mail’s Doug Saunders where they discuss the spy Oleg Gordievsky, the Russian whose secret work helped hasten the end of the Cold War.

Jan 22 2019 · 32mins
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Episode 22 - Ben Macintyre and Annalena McAfee

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Abbe interviews The Spy and The Traitor author Ben Macintyre and talks about his love of spies and what is so divine about John le Carré. Later, she sits down with author Annalena McAfee about her novel, Hame, set in the Scottish Hebrides islands. Finally, Emma and Abbe try to guess celebrity audiobook narrators.

For more information about the books we discuss in this—and every—episode, visit us at readitforward.com/podcast.

Dec 31 2018 · 32mins
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Ben Macintyre | The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

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Praised for his ''elegant, jaunty, and very British high style'' (New York Times), Ben Macintyre is the bestselling author of A Spy Among Friends, Agent Zigzag, Operation Mincemeat, and Double Cross, among other books. He has adapted several of these stories into popular documentaries for the BBC. Writer-at-large for The Times of London, Macintyre has twice been nominated for the Edgar Award in ''Best Fact Crime.'' The Spy and the Traitor tells the tale of real-life Russian double agent Oleg Gordievsky, the Soviet Union's top man in London for more than a decade whose disgust with his nation's communist system led him to covertly work with Britain's MI6 to turn the tables on the KGB.

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(recorded 10/18/2018)
Dec 07 2018 · 1hr 7mins
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