The Destroyer of Worlds

Dan Carlin's Hardcore History episode 59

Dan Carlin takes a look at the dangerous early years of the Nuclear Age and humankind’s efforts to avoid self-destruction at the hands of its own creation.

This is a very unusual story to tell. Unlike most historical tales, which are about things that happened, this is about something that did not happen – but almost happened, and still could happen.

Its a tale being told from the middle of the story in an unfolding series of events that are still ongoing. Even if you know the historical outcome, and have somewhat of a spoiler knowing how it was being told out, today, mass destruction of our world still lingers as a threat.

There is no guarantee you know the end. In that sense – this historical story is not just prologue for the events that this podcast dives into, it could potentially be a prologue for our own future.

Strap in and get ready for a six-hour blitz edition. Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History episode 59: The Destroyer of Worlds.

The Destroyer of Worlds