Posts Tagged ‘WW1’

Carol For Another Christmas - Tom Secker on PPR

Carol For Another Christmas – Tom Secker on PPR

Pearse invited me on his radio show to discuss the 1964 TV movie A Carol for Another Christmas.  This was the first in a series of TV films designed to promote the United Nations and sponsored by the Xerox corporation.  A Carol for Another Christmas is a remake of A ...
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Disinfowars 16 - Lawrence of Arabia

Disinfowars 16 – Lawrence of Arabia

Was Lawrence of Arabia the first Gladio B operative? In answering this question, today's episode presents a view of World War One from the perspective of British geostrategy in the Middle East. Using a fascinating lecture as the basis for our discussion I outline how Turkey got drawn into the ...
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ClandesTime 045 - Conspiracy Theories: The Titanic

ClandesTime 045 – Conspiracy Theories: The Titanic

In this episode I take a look at the alternative/conspiracy theories about the sinking of the Titanic, in the context of mass trauma events and disaster capitalism.  I look at the theory that the Titanic was switched for its sister ship, the Olympic, and that it was the Olympic that ...
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ClandesTime 004 - Conspiracy Theories: The Bolshevik Revolution

ClandesTime 004 – Conspiracy Theories: The Bolshevik Revolution

The Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 has long been the focus for conspiracy theories both grand and small. In this episode I look at the background to the revolution, what led up to it and its aftermath. I analyse Anthony Sutton's book Wall Street and the Bolshevik Revolution and look at ...
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Profile: Alfred Hitchcock

Profile: Alfred Hitchcock

Born: 13 August 1899 Died: 29 April 1980 Intelligence involvement: Believed he was spied on by the FBI during or after the production of Notorious, is the subject of an FBI file but from a later period. Culture involvement: World famous film director, largely created the spy film genre in ...
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Profile: Robert Bruce Lockhart

Profile: Robert Bruce Lockhart

Born: 2 September 1887 Died: 27 February 1970 Intelligence involvement: Worked for the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS/MI6) during WW1 and was director general of the Police Warfare Executive in WW2.   Culture involvement: Prolific writer, including Memoirs of a British Agent in 1932 about his WW1 exploits, which was adapted into the ...
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Profile: Sidney Reilly

Profile: Sidney Reilly

Born: 24 March 1873 Died: 5 November 1925 Intelligence involvement: Worked for British Special Branch, the Secret Service Bureau and the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS/MI6).  Also reportedly doubled for Japan, Germany and Imperial Russia. Culture involvement: Exploits retold many times, notably in Memoirs of a British Agent and its film adaptation British ...
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Profile: W Somerset Maugham

Profile: W Somerset Maugham

Born: 25 January 1874 Died: 16 December 1965 Intelligence involvement: Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) during World War One. Culture involvement: Author of popular plays, novels and short stories. Reputedly the best paid author of the 1930s. Bio: William Somerset Maugham was born into a diplomatically connected family, indeed he was ...
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