Tag Archives: Soviet Union

The Ann Arbor music scene, from Paul Robeson to Frank Allison …on episode 28 of the Saturday Six Pack

After the last several episodes, where we had so many guests, and so many things to get through, I enjoyed the relaxed pace of this most recent edition of the Saturday Six Pack. I’d left us a lot of breathing room when planning the show, thinking that, just maybe, Marshall Crenshaw might stop by, seeing […]

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Annie Jacobsen on the Daily Show

Remember how, a couple of days ago, we were talking about that new book on Area 51, and it’s bombshell revelation that Nazi scientists made tiny, alien-looking people for the Soviets after WWII, and then launched them into the side of a bluff in Roswell, New Mexico? Well, the author of the book, Annie Jacobsen, […]

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The tiny Russian pilots of Area 51

Linette’s all freaked out tonight. She heard something on Fresh Air today about Area 51. Apparently, there’s a new book out by a journalist named Annie Jacobsen about the highly-restricted parcel of government land outside of Las Vegas, it’s history, and the many conspiracy theories that revolve around it. Most troubling for Linette was the […]

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The CIA is apparently responsible for modern art

I’d wanted to write about something else tonight, but then I stumbled across this article in the Guardian on the CIA’s role in the rise of modern art and felt as though I had to pass it along… Here’s a clip: …Why did the CIA support them? Because in the propaganda war with the Soviet […]

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