I hope you had a good time with the special person in your life on Valentines Day — because that was yesterday. Now it is time to listen to the latest episode of the podcast! Today we look at Thailand between 1945 and 1957, as the Unconquered Kingdom seeks its place in the postwar, post-colonial world. Also, we learn of the unsolved mystery around the assassination of King Rama VIII.
Later this weekend, we will have the third largest religious holiday in America, after Christmas and Easter. Yes, I am talking about Superbowl Sunday. So don’t wait, the latest episode is available now! This episode begins our look at the conflicts in Southeast Asia during the Cold War era, by covering Indonesia’s struggle for independence, from 1945 to 1949.