Ep 0: Welcome to Whirlwind, Season One

Ep 0: Welcome to Whirlwind, Season One

Ep 0: Welcome to Whirlwind, Season One

Whirlwind: America, Russia & Ukraine - September 2, 2020 - 02:18

Season One of Whirlwind is a 10-part documentary podcast franchise that tells the story of how the United States sped the collapse of the Soviet Union, how American political warfare sputtered and died in the 21st century, how Vladimir Putin struck blows against American power and influence beginning in 2007 – and how the next president could strike back. In partnership with Cadence13, Jigsaw Productions and a production of Prologue Projects.

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Ep 1: Agents of Influence

September 23, 2020 - 51:21
In the series premiere of Whirlwind, host Tim Weiner tells the story of Samuel Dickstein, an American Congressman who turned out to be...

About The Show

Written and narrated by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tim Weiner and created by the Peabody-nominated studio C13Originals, Whirlwind: America, Russia & Ukraine examines the ongoing war in Ukraine -- the worst war in Europe since WWII -- in interviews with decorated, high-ranking CIA veterans who have led the American intelligence war with Russia for decades. These experts explain how Putin laid the groundwork for attacking Ukraine using deception and disinformation, how Russian disinformation has been amplified by American media figures and politicians, and how American political warfare can undermine Putin and the Kremlin.