Timothy Phillips on a 3,000-Mile Journey Through the End and Afterlife of the Cold War
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In this episode, Andrew talks to the author of Retracing the Iron Curtain, Timothy Phillips, about his 3,000-mile journey through the end and afterlife of the Cold War.
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Timothy Phillips holds a doctorate in Russian from Oxford University and has written and spoken widely on British and Russian history. He’s a contributor at BBC News and the Irish Times and the author of Beslan: The Tragedy of School No. 1 as well as The Secret Twenties: British Intelligence, the Russians, and the Jazz Age. He grew up in Northern Ireland and now lives in London.