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EPISODE 1.3: THE ASSASSINATION OF LEON TROTSKY Trotsky co-led the Russian Revolution, becoming a hero to millions of socialists and a villain to millions more who saw the Bolshevik regime as a terrible curse to befall Russia. Though he was one of the leading figures in Soviet society, Trotsky's rivalry with Joseph Stalin led to his downfall. Exiled and hounded across the world, Trotsky never gave up on his vision for a socialist future. But he knew it was only a matter of time before one...
Episode 1.2 The Assassination of Franz Ferdinand This week, we explore one of the most famous assassinations of the 20th century: the murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie, on the streets of Sarajevo in the summer of 1914. The assassination has been called the most important event of the 20th Century – the event that plunged Europe into the first world war. Join me as we journey from glamorous Vienna to the dingy, smoke-filled rooms of Serbian terrorists in Belgrade to...
Episode 1.1 The Assassination of Rasputin The first episode of our podcast! Join us as we explore the life and death of Grigori Rasputin, a mysterious Siberian peasant who captivated the Tsar and Tsarina of Russia. As he rose to become the most infamous man in the vast Russian empire, a cabal of powerful men plotted his bloody downfall. We sort the facts from legend to uncover the man behind the myth of the "mad monk."
Season 1 Teaser Trailer
SEASON 1 LAUNCHES MONDAY, APRIL 30TH! Assassinations Podcast Season 1 will be launching April 30th. Check out our teaser trailer for a taste of what's coming this season, and subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher to make sure you're one of the first to know when episodes go live.