Since the 2016 Russia Panic only grew weirder and worse in the months since we recorded this show—we're reposting this RWN episode from September on the Reagan-era panic over alleged Russian "disinformation war" subverting American democracy, a panic fed by a bestseller rightwing book "The Spike" . . . The history of The Spike and its author, Robert Moss, propagandist for CIA, Pinochet, Somoza—and what it tells us about today's Russian Disinformation Panic . . . Also, Michael Weiss writes clandestinity . . . [Note: This episode has the old lo-fi sound quality from before we upgraded our audio—thanks to our subscribers, and to sound master Brendan at Telescope Audio]
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