By Arthur Kent
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The 1979 Valentine’s Day murder of the highly-regarded American diplomat, Adolph “Spike” Dubs, has been one of the Cold War’s most infamous cold cases - until now. Newly unearthed documents and witness testimony reveal the true circumstances of this unsolved crime. Journalist Arthur Kent follows leads around the world, from Washington D.C. to Moscow to the scene of the crime: Kabul, Afghanistan. The answers to the questions posed by this mystery are as disturbing as the legacy of Spike Dub’s brutal killing. To this day, the aftershocks of that bloody Valentine’s Day continue to be felt around the world.
||CleanSpike Dubs: Episode 3||Revelations by former KGB archivist Vasili Mitrokhin show Soviet spymasters resorted to murder and the planting of false news reports to cover up the truth about the kidnapping and killing of US Ambassador Spike Dubs.||3/11/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpike Dubs: Episode 2||Investigators probing the murder of Ambassador Dubs are frustrated by the refusal of Soviet and Afghan Communist officials to cooperate. Forty years later, we track down and interview the former KGB officer witnesses say was central to the armed assault||2/27/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpike Dubs: Episode 1||A beloved American diplomat falls victim to one of the Cold War’s most troubling cold cases. We meet Spike Dubs, and learn what happened on Valentine’s Day in 1979.||2/5/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
I am something of a podcast “junkie” and I am absolutely in love with Skyreporter. The story itself is fascinating, and Arthur is a tremendous storyteller who draws you with his natural curiosity and attention to detail. I can’t wait until the next episode!