Foreign Policy recommends: Malcolm Gladwell’s Revisionist History.
On our latest episode of Foreign Policy Playlist, we feature Revisionist History, a podcast hosted by the New Yorker writer Malcolm Gladwell. Gladwell tells the story of a Pentagon program to interview hundreds of North Vietnamese soldiers during the war.
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About Foreign Policy Playlist: Each week, Foreign Policy’s national security and intelligence reporter Amy Mackinnon will recommend one podcast from around the world and play an excerpt. The curated show is designed to help listeners interested in the things we are—great stories, compelling interviews, and cogent analysis on international affairs—sort through the overwhelming variety of podcasts out there and find the best ones. And occasionally you’ll hear audio from our own newsroom. FP Playlist replaces our flagship podcast First Person. You can download a new episode each Wednesday on Apple, Spotify, and all the other usual places. Love podcasts just as much as we do? We’d love to feature your favorite foreign-policy podcasts on Foreign Policy Playlist. Reach out to us by clicking on the link here. See All Episodes
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Close Quarters: Living With Elephants
Host Lizzie Peabody spoke about the beauty of elephants, cohabitation, and the unlikely stories that come from working at one of the largest museum networks on the planet.
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