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    Gram Parsons (Volume 3, Episode 12) Part One

    Gram Parsons (Volume 3, Episode 12) Part One

    Part Hank Williams and part Spinal Tap, Gram Parsons’ influence on popular music can be heard every day.







    Gram Parsons







    The Byrds, Chris Hillman, left, Roger McGuinn, center







    Chris Hillman circa Flying burrito Brothers







    Roger McGuinn, 1976







    Gram Parsons infamous Nudie suit, Country Music Hall of Fame

    • 40 min
    Gram Parsons (Volume 3, Episode 12) Part Two

    Gram Parsons (Volume 3, Episode 12) Part Two

    Part Hank Williams and part Spinal Tap, fifty years after his death, Gram Parsons’ influence on popular music can be heard every day.







    Gram Parsons Nudie Suit, Country Music Hall of Fame







    Emmylou Harris in the seventies







    Emmylou Harris in 2012







    Keith Richards, 1973







    Room 8, Joshua Tree Inn, the room where Gram Parsons died.

    • 32 min
    George Orwell (Volume 3, Episode 11) part one

    George Orwell (Volume 3, Episode 11) part one

    The creator of 1984 and Animal Farm lived a life that was as original and strange as the books themselves.







    George Orwell







    Passport photo en route to Burma







    Orwell’s wife, Eileen Blair







    “The Stores,” today, in Wallington







    Orwell and his son, Richard

    • 36 min
    George Orwell (Volume 3, episode 11) part 2

    George Orwell (Volume 3, episode 11) part 2

    The creator of Animal Farm and 1984 lived a life as original and strange as the books themselves.







    Barnhill, Orwell’s island hideaway in Scotland







    Barnhill from a distance, by Ken Craig







    Animal Farm, First Edition Cover







    Sonia Brownell Blair Orwell







    Eric Blair aka George Orwell, Gravesite

    • 33 min
    George Dasch and the 1942 nazi u-boat invasion of america (volume 3, Episode 10) Part One

    George Dasch and the 1942 nazi u-boat invasion of america (volume 3, Episode 10) Part One

    The true story of eight nazi spies who landed on American shores via U-Boat at the height of WWII







    George Dasch, FBI mugshot







    The Eight: Top row, L to R, Dasch, Burger, Heinck, Quirin, Bottom Row, Kerling, Thiel, Newubauer, Haupt.







    Walter Kappe, 1936 American mug shot.







    Wilhelm Canaris







    Erwin Lahousen







    Amagansett Coast guard station







    Coast Guardsman John Cullen







    J. Edgar Hoover in the 30’s







    Amagansett Long Island Railroad station today

    • 56 min
    George Dasch and the 1942 Nazi U-boat invasion of america (Volume 3, Episode 10) part 2

    George Dasch and the 1942 Nazi U-boat invasion of america (Volume 3, Episode 10) part 2

    The true story of eight nazi spies who landed on American shores via U-Boat at the height of WWII.







    Typical German U-Boat







    Attorney General Francis Biddle







    Mugshot of Herbert Haupt’s father, Hans Haupt







    Herbie’s mother, Erna Haupt







    Hedy Engemann







    Marie Kerling







    Chief Justice Harlan Stone

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