In this segment of The Past American Century, I talked about the famous Brig. General Ed Lansdale.
He was the Y character in the movie JFK.
And infamous for activities in Vietnam and for Operation Mongoose.
Max Boot wrote a new book about him,
In this video I talk about a secret Ed Lansdale power play that has not been talked about – not even by Max Boot.
My source in this video is this book:
The Secret War Against Hanoi: The Untold Story of Spies, Saboteurs, and Covert Warriors in North Vietnam
This video is from the archives of the Past American Century, a podcast I did a few years ago. This segment was originally published on November 11, 2018. I am now slowly moving past segments of the show to this Youtube channel to centralize all of my videos on to one channel.
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