Moments in U.S. Diplomatic History

Poor Richard’s Podcasts

podcast1For a more personal — and often more dramatic — way to experience ADST’s oral history collection, try listening to one of our podcasts!

Below, on the Podbean player, you will find our growing selection of podcasts:

Stephen Dachi, who helped with the forensic identification of Josef Mengele, the Angel of Death, discusses his childhood growing up in Europe in the 1930s.

Kathleen Turner, the actress and star of Body Heat and Who Shot Roger Rabbit?, talks about her childhood as a Foreign Service kid.

Julia Child, renowned chef and Foreign Service spouse, talks about her experiences abroad.

Prudence Bushnell, the Ambassador to Kenya, discusses the 1998 bombing of Embassy Nairobi.


To download podcasts, check out our Podbean page.


radioYou an also listen to this September 2014 broadcast of  “It happened to me: Diplomats recount stories of crisis and survival,” by Federal News Radio. It covers the Embassy Beirut bombing, the Clayton Lonetree spy scandal in Moscow and the Iran hostage crisis and lasts about 45 minutes.  You can also read about it here and get links to ADST’s Moments.



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Poor Richard’s Podcasts…

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