415 - Operation Paperclip
This week we talk about the controversial Operation Paperclip, a post World War II secret United States intelligence program that sponsored German scientists to immigrate to the USA. On paper, any Nazis or war criminals were to be excluded... but just how true would that be? This is the first episode of Block 2023!
This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 07:52 (though as always, we go off on tangents throughout the report).
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