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Kim Philby's great betrayal; Guatemala's police state archive; the eating habits of America's working class

December 29th, 2014

Episode 107 of 662 episodes

Two of the closest friends of notorious Russian mole Kim Philby, one an MI6 officer and another a CIA agent had no inkling he was a spy; the story of the discovery of a police archive containing tens of millions of papers documenting state-sanctioned crimes against humanity during Guatemala's civil war; the world of food that working class people created for themselves in the late 19th and early 20th centuries irrevocably shaped our food choices today.

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