This browser doesn't support Spotify Web Player. Switch browsers or download Spotify for your desktop.

Poor Richard's Podcast

By ADST

The Official Podcast Channel of ADST -- Capturing, preserving, and sharing the experiences of America's diplomats.

  1. 1.
    Blowing the Whistle on American Corruption in Russia07/12/2018
    8:47
  2. 2.
    Basketball: The Fifth Basket of the Helsinki Final Act and the Effects on U.S.-Soviet Relations05/01/2018
    8:26
  3. 3.
    CNN, Tanks, and Glass Walls: The August 1991 U.S.S.R. Coup04/13/2018
    11:35
  4. 4.
    Mission Unspeakable: When North Koreans Tried to Kill the President of South Korea03/23/2018
    7:21
  5. 5.
    Teaching the Foreign Service to Speak Foreign Languages03/09/2018
    15:21
  6. 6.
    Getting the U.S. President to Write to the President of Guatemala About Human Rights (Hint – It’s Who You Know)02/28/2018
    10:50
  7. 7.
    Escape from Japanese Internment in China09/26/2017
    22:53
  8. 8.
    South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission09/12/2017
    26:03
  1. 9.
    Observing the Fiftieth Anniversary of VJ-Day in Japan08/29/2017
    12:13
  2. 10.
    "The Wild West" - Peshawar and the Afghan Mujahedeen08/22/2017
    29:50
  3. 11.
    Take This Job and Shove It, Mr. Kissinger08/08/2017
    23:44
  4. 12.
    Korean Visa Fraud and GI Brides07/25/2017
    19:11
  5. 13.
    Persecution of the Kurds07/11/2017
    25:46
  6. 14.
    Pac-Man Fever06/27/2017
    9:59
  7. 15.
    U.S. Diplomatic History in Brief06/08/2017
    49:49
  8. 16.
    George Shultz "Your Country is the United States"05/31/2017
    23:35
  9. 17.
    Remembering Pope John Paul II05/18/2017
    24:34
  10. 18.
    The Beijing Conference on Women05/16/2017
    15:43
  11. 19.
    "Without respect, America's power just seeps away"05/08/2017
    40:51
  12. 20.
    Begining of a Beautiful Friendship: The 1951 Treaty of Peace with Japan05/03/2017
    16:09
  13. 21.
    Pardon Me, Boys, Is That the Trans-Siberian Choo-choo?04/27/2017
    18:01
  14. 22.
    Julia Chang Bloch's Whole-of-Mission Approach in Nepal04/18/2017
    20:46
  15. 23.
    Women in the Foreign Service – You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby!04/11/2017
    17:04
  16. 24.
    The Canadian Caper, Argo, and Escape from Iran04/04/2017
    32:46
  17. 25.
    Play it again, Anne: Casablanca's First Female Consul General03/28/2017
    25:04
  18. 26.
    I, Spy? Diplomatic Adventures during Soviet-American Détente03/21/2017
    16:19
  19. 27.
    When Archaeology Meets Diplomacy: The Dig at Herculaneum03/14/2017
    14:55
  20. 28.
    An Episode Right Out of "Get Smart"03/07/2017
    3:29
  21. 29.
    I Want YOU to Get Me a New Shower Head!02/21/2017
    7:11
  22. 30.
    The Rwandan Genocide — The View from Ground Zero02/07/2017
    29:03
  23. 31.
    Opening an Embassy in the Land of Genghis Khan01/31/2017
    28:17
  24. 32.
    A Hamilton for Henry01/31/2017
    7:13
  25. 33.
    A Crack in the Iron Curtain: Freeing Sharansky01/10/2017
    30:48
  26. 34.
    What Goes on Behind the Scenes When POTUS Comes to Town12/23/2016
    16:58
  27. 35.
    Laying it Between the Lines: Music Diplomacy in Shanghai12/02/2016
    14:10
  28. 36.
    Which Witch?11/23/2016
    36:31
  29. 37.
    Stranded in Siberia11/02/2016
    12:33
  30. 38.
    A Book You Can Swear By 07/22/2016
    5:29
  31. 39.
    The Jonestown Massacre, Part III07/11/2016
    22:02
  32. 40.
    The Jonestown Massacre, Part I07/11/2016
    9:59
  33. 41.
    The Jonestown Massacre, Part II07/11/2016
    17:03
  34. 42.
    Prague Spring 1968, Part III06/29/2016
    13:18
  35. 43.
    Prague Spring 1968 -- Part II06/29/2016
    12:07
  36. 44.
    Prague Spring, 1968 -- Part I06/29/2016
    17:57
  37. 45.
    Kopecs and Big Macs -- Russia's Move to a Market Economy05/18/2016
    19:39
  38. 46.
    Freeing American Hostages in the First Gulf War04/20/2016
    19:39
  39. 47.
    The Yom Kippur War — An Evacuation of the Ungrateful04/15/2016
    20:24
  40. 48.
    The Assassination of Ambassador Spike Dubs -- Kabul, 197904/06/2016
    21:01
  41. 49.
    The Show Trial of U-2 Pilot Francis Gary Powers03/16/2016
    32:23
  42. 50.
    “We’re in East Germany! We better get the hell out quick!” Part I02/24/2016
    9:52
  43. 51.
    “We’re in East Germany! We better get the hell out quick!” Part II02/24/2016
    21:03
  44. 52.
    The Power of the Talking Point02/08/2016
    8:23
  45. 53.
    The Seychelles--Gangsta's Paradise02/03/2016
    18:00
  46. 54.
    444 Days: Memoirs of an Iran Hostage01/19/2016
    13:55
  47. 55.
    Operation Winter Warmth-Armenia01/07/2016
    12:03
  48. 56.
    “Our Man is Inside” — The U.S. Ambassador, Kidnapped at a Reception 12/22/2015
    22:13
  49. 57.
    The USS Pueblo Incident — Assassins in Seoul, A Spy Ship Captured Part II12/08/2015
    17:26
  50. 58.
    The USS Pueblo Incident — Assassins in Seoul, A Spy Ship Captured Part I11/28/2015
    22:34
  51. 59.
    Skinny Dipping for Her Country with Eileen Malloy11/19/2015
    9:01
  52. 60.
    Recalling an Attack on US Compound in Benghazi with John Korman11/12/2015
    10:14
  53. 61.
    Stephen Dachi -- A World War II Childhood 11/06/2013
    11:18
  54. 62.
    Kathleen Turner Part 305/21/2013
    19:41
  55. 63.
    Kathleen Turner Part 205/21/2013
    23:24
  56. 64.
    Kathleen Turner Part 1 05/20/2013
    20:30
  57. 65.
    Julia-Child ADST Oral History 05/20/2013
    14:41
  58. 66.
    Prudence Bushnell podcast — Embassy Nairobi bombing05/20/2013
    20:21

Listen to Poor Richard's Podcast now.

Listen to Poor Richard's Podcast in full in the Spotify app