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.
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
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
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.Sponsors!Daily Harvest - Go to DAILY-HARVEST.com and enter promo code ESPIONAGE to get three cups FREE in your first box!
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.Sponsors!Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/ESPIONAGE to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is. Checking your rate only takes 2 minutes—and won’t affect your credit!
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 everyFriday.