Why the Soviet Red Baron Matters Today

The Soviet Red Baron wasn’t actually Russian, and while he wasn’t recognized in his own lifetime, his discoveries could shape the future of transportation.

A Former Top Spy Tells All

Former CIA Deputy Director John McLaughlin joined “The Carlos Watson Show.

When a Soccer Star From the Stasi’s Favorite Team Defected

Lutz Eigendorf's team was backed by East Germany's secret police.

Your Chance to See an Abandoned Soviet Island With a Dark Past

The mysterious island of Vozrozhdeniya is a chance to see both a chilling ghost town and the site of a devastating ecological disaster.


The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

The Mueller Thread: Iran-Contra and the Benefits of Stonewalling Congress

This scandal — not Watergate — may be the better example of what can happen when a White House stonewalls Congress.

Winning the Cold War Meant Destroying This South Carolina Town

What do you do when your nuclear family is broken up by a nuclear bomb facility?.

How an American Weightlifter Tore Down the Iron Curtain

Paul Anderson, at age 22, made Soviet audiences gasp as he smashed records before their eyes.

The Mueller Thread: From Red Scorpion to Red Sparrow

Longtime American political consultant Paul Erickson has gone from anti-Soviet showrunner to suspected Russian agent.

The American President Who Screened Federal Employees for Their Loyalty

Donald Trump is not the first American president to value loyalty.

Showdown in Helsinki

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin will sit down in the Finnish capital on Monday for their first summit meeting.


The Food That Built America

The Food that Built America tells the unbelievable true stories behind the industry titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, the Kellogg brothers and Ray Kroc, who revolutionized food, and transformed American life and culture forever in the process.

Bikers Broadcast Slovakia's New Cold War Divide

Slovakia is emerging as the next political battleground between the West and Russia.

Where the Next Cold War May Be Taking Shape

Two global powers are jostling like never before for influence over Indian Ocean islands.

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