Fallen Walls Open Curtains Episode 9

It’s the ninth chapter in a podcast miniseries that looks at the fall of the Iron Curtain and the popular culture of the Cold War. To start us off, I look at what happened in Eastern Europe from September 1991 to November 1991 with a special focus on real-life spies in the KGB and the CIA.  Then, I take a look at two “the Russians are our friends (sort of)” films in 1987’s Russkies and 1990’s The Hunt for Red October.

You can listen here:

Apple Podcasts:  Pop Culture Affidavit

Direct Download 

Pop Culture Affidavit podcast page

Here’s some more stuff for you …

The Spy and the Traitor by Ben MacIntyre on Amazon

Katusha: Girl Soldier of the Great Patriotic War by Wayne Vansant on Amazon

The trailer for The Hunt for Red October:

The trailer for Russkies:

The music video for “Ordinary People” by The Box:

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