Guest: Joel Whitney, author
Recorded: February 27, 2019
For non-subscribers, here is a 25+ minute preview of Radio War Nerd episode #171 ... The War Nerd talks to author Joel Whitney about his book "Finks: How The CIA Tricked The World's Best Writers" on the hidden relationships between America's spies and postwar highbrow literary culture — with a particular focus on the Paris Review, the famous literary journal founded by CIA officer Peter Matthiessen, and helped every step of the way with its many CIA editorial liaisons. . .
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