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Coming in From the Cold: Untold Stories from the Cold War

Dec 31, 2022

Jim Fleming is the Charles A. Dana Professor of Science, Technology, and Society at Colby College and a research associate at the Smithsonian Institution. He has earned degrees in astronomy (B.S. Penn State University), atmospheric science (M.S. Colorado State University) and history (Ph.D. Princeton...

Oct 31, 2022

In 2017, reports of the mysterious “Havana Syndrome” dominated the news. American diplomats around the world reported experiencing a variety of symptoms including hearing a sudden loud noise, pain in one or both ears, feeling of pressure or vibrations in the head, tinnitus, visual problems, vertigo, nausea and...

Sep 30, 2022

The dropping of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki is seen by most as the ultimate display of man’s capacity to destroy. While the destructive power of nuclear weapons cannot be denied, there was another weapon used in the Pacific campaign which was responsible for even more civilian death, Napalm.

In this...

Aug 31, 2022

The Cuban Missile Crisis is widely considered to be the closest the world has come to nuclear war. But while that crisis played out in public view, there was another close call that happened in the shadows.

In this episode the story of Able Archer 83.

Brian Morra is the author of “The Able Archers.” He has spent his...

Jul 31, 2022

In this episode, we are taking a look back at the series so far and looking ahead to where it's going in the future.

John Stimpson is the producer of Coming in From the Cold and a member of CNA’s Office of Communications.

Lt. Cdr. Steven Wills served for 20 years as an active-duty U.S. Navy officer, he served on a...