Wind of Change

1. My Friend Michael

45:17 | May 11th

19 recommendations

LANGLEY, VIRGINIA, 2011: The Scorpions’ song “Wind of Change” became the soundtrack to the end of the Cold War. But decades later, New Yorker investigative journalist Patrick Radden Keefe heard a rumo...Show More


Recommendations

drcongo recommended:Jul 9th

This is just brilliant. I love it.

jhawthorne recommended:May 12th

Crazy concept of CIA writing hit song that helped topple USSR. The show uses this story as a way to tell decades of history about CIA Covert action

elepheel recommended:May 15th

An intriguing first episode of this series that investigates the claim that the CIA wrote a hit song that was instrumental in the fall of the Berlin Wall.

mmMay 17th

@elepheel I see what you did there :)

olivierMay 17th

@elepheel you can binge the whole series on Spotify. I’m six episodes in. So good!

readingsusan recommended:May 17th

This podcast is fascinating!!

olivier recommended:May 17th

WoW! I am hooked. This podcast made me feel like when I watched Argo. There’s a great intrigue, amazing guests and research. Well worth a listen!

mm recommended:May 18th

A New Yorker journalist investigates whether the CIA wrote a famous song that helped collapse the USSR. So many questions. So mysterious.

I thought this episode was:

🧐 Intriguing
💯 A must listen
🤯 Unbeliveable

hsfargis recommended:May 21st

I thought this episode was:

🧐 Intriguing
💯 A must listen
👍 Well-produced
🕵️‍ Well-researched
📝 Well-written

bas recommended:May 24th

I thought this episode was:

💬 A great conversation
💡 Educational

jonstead recommended:May 24th

I thought this episode was:

🤔 Thought-provoking
👍 Well-produced

molinos recommended:May 26th

Wind of change es para mí el mejor podcast del año hasta la fecha.Wind of change es un ejemplo perfecto de periodismo entretenido, informativo y maravillosamente producido en formato podcast. Y se aprende de espías que es algo que siempre siempre siempre resulta sorprendente. 

I thought this episode was:

😲 Fascinating
👍 Well-produced
📝 Well-written

phocks recommended:May 26th

You can immediately straight up tell this story is going to be amazing.

I thought this episode was:

🧐 Intriguing
👍 Well-produced

danny recommended:May 29th

I'm a bit late to the party, but agree, It's a really fun podcast and I'm binge-ing it on Spotify atm.

molinosMay 29th

@danny for me, the best of the year

tbailen recommended:Jun 11th

Ooh this is going to be a fun series! CIA is behind a global hit song to foment change behind the Iron Curtain? (maybe?)

nerdyblurbtv recommended:Jun 11th

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Hearing that there was a podcast about a conspiracy of the CIA writing a song to help bring down the Soviet Union was interesting. But not enough to look into it enough due to the thought that "Its probably talking about a song or band I wont be familiar with." If the title of this podcast ...Show More

I thought this episode was:

💡 Educational
🤔 Thought-provoking

bkxb recommended:Jun 19th

I find myself trending towards these short mini-series podcasts, and this one is super engaging. I’m hooked!

I thought this episode was:

🥳 Entertaining
😲 Fascinating
🧐 Intriguing
💯 A must listen
🤯 Unbeliveable
👍 Well-produced

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