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Real Time 1960s, a podcast created and hosted by Joe Rubenstein, explores the history of that decade -- politics, culture, entertainment, sports -- in real time. Follow us at facebook.com/realtime1960s

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    • 5.0 • 25 Ratings

Real Time 1960s, a podcast created and hosted by Joe Rubenstein, explores the history of that decade -- politics, culture, entertainment, sports -- in real time. Follow us at facebook.com/realtime1960s

    Bay of Pigs, pt. 1: Planning Stages

    Bay of Pigs, pt. 1: Planning Stages

    In this first installment of a two-part episode, host Joe Rubenstein explores the evolution of the C.I.A. plan to invade Cuba and topple Premier Fidel Castro.
    What You’ll Learn:
    • A 1954 model for the Bay of Pigs invasion [1:43]
    • The increasing friction between the U.S. and Castro [6:16]
    • How Cuba impacted the 1960 presidential campaign [15:31]
    • A fresh look at JFK’s foreign policy approach [21:34]
    • The pressure on JFK to invade Cuba [24:38]

    • 28 min
    Movies: King of Cool | Steve McQueen, pt. 2

    Movies: King of Cool | Steve McQueen, pt. 2

    In this second installment of a two-part episode, host Joe Rubenstein discusses three of Steve McQueen's best films of the ‘60s - “Nevada Smith," "The Sand Pebbles" and "Bullitt” - and then ranks his top 10 films overall. Tons of behind-the-scenes trivia and analysis. More info: realtime1960s.com | Follow Us at Facebook.com/RealTime1960s | Twitter @RealTime1960s | Production and Music: Joe Rubenstein.

    • 43 min
    Movies: King of Cool | Steve McQueen, pt. 1

    Movies: King of Cool | Steve McQueen, pt. 1

    In this first installment of a two-part episode, host Joe Rubenstein explores the action-packed early life of Steve McQueen and discusses three of his best films of the 1960s: "The Magnificent Seven," "The Great Escape," and "The Cincinnati Kid." Tons of behind-the-scenes trivia and analysis. More info: realtime1960s.com | Follow Us at Facebook.com/RealTime1960s | Twitter @RealTime1960s | Production and Music: Joe Rubenstein.

    • 50 min
    Adolf Eichmann, pt. 2: Capture and Judgment

    Adolf Eichmann, pt. 2: Capture and Judgment

    In this final installment of a two-part episode, host Joe Rubenstein tells the incredible story of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann's capture by a team of Israeli operatives in Argentina and his subsequent trial in Jerusalem. More info: realtime1960s.com | Follow Us at Facebook.com/RealTime1960s | Twitter @RealTime1960s | Production and Music: Joe Rubenstein.

    • 50 min
    Adolf Eichmann, pt. 1: Crimes and Flight

    Adolf Eichmann, pt. 1: Crimes and Flight

    In this first installment of a two-part episode, host Joe Rubenstein explores the early life and crimes of Holocaust organizer Adolf Eichmann, his years as a fugitive in Germany and Argentina, and the effort to bring this Nazi war criminal to justice. More info: realtime1960s.com | Follow Us at Facebook.com/RealTime1960s | Twitter @RealTime1960s | Production and Music: Joe Rubenstein.

    • 41 min
    Election 1960: Kennedy vs. Nixon pt. 2, w/ Author David Pietrusza

    Election 1960: Kennedy vs. Nixon pt. 2, w/ Author David Pietrusza

    David Pietrusza, author of "1960: LBJ vs. JFK vs. Nixon: The Epic Campaign that Forged Three Presidencies," joins the show for a discussion of the later stages of the 1960 Presidential campaign, including the Great Debates. More info: realtime1960s.com | Follow Us at Facebook.com/RealTime1960s | Twitter @RealTime1960s | Production and Music: Joe Rubenstein.

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

MadSiss Productions ,

Refreshing and Remeniscent

What a great podcast! Very reminiscent of old school radio stories with great modern sound and the ability to draw you in and make you not want to stop listening. I'm super happy that I stumbled upon it. Keep up the great work guys!

Big Brother B ,

Reminds me of when I was a kid...

...and my parents would get cassette tapes and we’d listen to audio dramas on long trips. But ya know, this show is for adults :) enjoyed the heck out of the ones I’ve listened to so far, and looking forward to more.

Bitsyboorud ,

Enchanting

A really fun way to experience stories you might have already read. Fabulous actors, incredible sound production-you can tell all involved are seriously passionate about the product, and it kicking butt! A joy to spend time with, and can’t wait for MORE!

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