Rumor Flies

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Rumor Flies comically addresses the origins, evolution, and veracity of your favorite rumors, myths, and misconceptions. Tune in every week for more research, stories, and unsolicited commentary! Participation encouraged. 

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204 - Cold War ft. "The Eastern Border"

Pencil/Pens in space race
1. Scientific American article
2. Mental Floss article

Measurement/Quota cheating
3. "My Time with Soviet Economics" - Roberts
4. Comic

5. “Tsar Bomba” video

Kennedy was peaceful/”I am a jelly doughnut” 
6. The Atlantic on "Ich bin ein Berliner"
7. The New York Times on "Ich bin ein Berliner"

“Winnie [Vinnie] Pooh”
8. Video

Kugel Panzer
8. Wikipedia article

Lost Cosmonaut
9. The Eastern Border episode on "The Lost Cosmonaut"

Gagarin’s “bumpy landing”
10. Russian Space Web piece on Gagarin's landing. 

Nixon’s alternative moon landing speech (failure/death of astronauts)
11. Speech