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Espionage

Espionage

Not all spies look like James Bond and Ethan Hunt. Most of them look like ordinary people, which makes them all the more dangerous... So what does it really take to be a spy? Every week, we cover a real-life spy mission: the stakes, the deception, the gadgets, and how it changed the course of history. Each two-part series follows one mission of a historic spy, and if they made it out alive. Espionage is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.

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Giacomo Casanova Pt. 2: Fleeing the Inquisitors

After his arrest and prison break in 1757, Casanova?s run-ins with the Venetian Inquisition were only beginning. To get protection from Venice, Casanova need to win the favor of a more powerful government: France.

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2019-06-28
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Giacomo Casanova Pt. 1: Lover, Spy

In the 1700s, the Venetian State Inquisitors arrested anyone they deemed a security threat: Spies. Blasphemers. Gamblers. Social climbers. Anyone who upset the traditional order. All of these traits applied to Giacomo Girolamo Casanova.

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2019-06-21
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Aldrich Ames Pt. 2: Millionaire Mole

Despite his below-average job performance and his secret work as a Soviet spy, Rick Ames managed to keep his CIA position for years in the 1960s. In the hunt for their elusive mole, the Agency was battling against their own inefficiency and ineptitude.

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2019-06-14
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Aldrich Ames Pt. 1: Witless

He was a chronic underachiever - lazy, reckless, alcoholic, and barely hanging on to his desk job at the Central Intelligence Agency in the 1960s. But all of these flaws made Aldrich Ames perfectly suited for a new career: leaking state secrets to the KGB.

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2019-06-07
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Larry Wu-tai Chin Pt. 2: Spy Millionaire

Linguist. Spy. Slumlord. Sex offender. Larry Chin was a man of many hats. But after 33 years spying for the Chinese government in 1985, the FBI still couldn?t force him into the role of ?convicted prisoner.?

Parcasters - Larry Wu-tai Chin became fabulously wealthy by selling state secrets, not unlike the subjects covered on our organized crime podcast, Kingpins! Listen to our new episode today on the notoriously vicious "El Azul," available now at parcast.com/kingpins 
2019-05-31
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Larry Wu-tai Chin Pt. 1: The Translator

During the Korean War in the 1950s, Chinese-born linguist Larry Wu-Tai Chin was hired by the US State Department to translate prisoner of war interrogations. Larry would use his new position to embark on the longest career of espionage in U.S. history.

Parcasters - Our new show Not Guilty covered the infamous Central Park Five trial this week! Check it out at parcast.com/notguilty
2019-05-24
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Alan Turing Pt. 2: A Tragic End

Traveling to America, he finds his loyalties pulled between his home country and their new ally. Once Alan Turing returns home in 1942, he must navigate the end of the war and learn to live in the society he saved from extinction.

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2019-05-17
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Alan Turing Pt. 1: Enigma

One of the most important figures in World War II wasn?t a military commander or a powerful statesman: he was a mathematician. From a secretive mansion 50 miles north of London, Alan Turing and his fellow cryptanalysts broke the codes that led the Allies to victory.

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2019-05-10
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Henri Déricourt Pt. 2: Triple Agent

Paris, 1943. World War II was in full swing, and triple-agent Henri Déricourt was right in the middle of it. His mission: secure an Allied victory before his carefully-spun web of lies comes unraveled.

Parcasters - When it comes to transporting drugs, you can't do much better than a jetliner flying across international boundaries. Amado Carrillo Fuentes figured that out, earning his title as "Lord of the Skies" - learn his story on this week's episode of Kingpins at parcast.com/kingpins
2019-05-03
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Henri Déricourt Pt. 1: Double Agent

In January 1943, a parachutist landed in a snowy field in Nazi-occupied France. At first glance, he was a wealthy Frenchman visiting an old friend in Paris. Below the surface, he was a spy for the British Special Operations Executive. Below that, his true goals were even more mysterious. Henri Dericourt was such a prolific liar, even he could barely keep track of his own loyalties.

Parcasters - Check out our new show today! We cover the most intriguing exoneration and  acquittal cases in Not Guilty, now available at parcast.com/notguilty


2019-04-26
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The Rosenbergs Pt. 2: An Explosive Mistake

After Julius and Ethel sold atomic bomb secrets to the Soviet Union in 1945, American intelligence began a manhunt to find the traitors. As the FBI swarmed around them and their USSR contacts abandoned them, the Rosenberg?s made a critical mistake.

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2019-04-19
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The Rosenbergs Pt. 1: Atomic Treason

Starting in the early 1940s, Julius Rosenberg and his wife Ethel orchestrated a top-secret operation to steal atomic bomb secrets from right under the nose of the FBI. While living in New York City, they then sold those secrets to the Soviet Union and turned the tide of the Cold War in favor of communism.

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2019-04-11
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Welcome to Espionage!

Invisible to most, or maybe merely overlooked, these people change the course of history--with no one the wiser. Every week, Parcasts Original Podcast Espionage covers a real-life spy mission: the stakes, the deception, the gadgets, and how it changed the course of history. Espionage premieres on April 12th, with new episodes every
Friday. 
2019-03-24
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