1981 novel about the KGB plot to plant a stooge as President of the United States

Josh Glenn says: Here’s an extremely timely episode of Benjamen Walker’s Radiotopian podcast, Theory of Everything. In it, Benjamen and I discuss the obscure spy novel The Twentieth Day of January, about a KGB plot — uncovered by a British intelligence agent — to get their stooge elected president of the US! We speculate about what Trump, and the KGB, may have learned from this book… and how it explains, well, everything.

The podcast transcript is posted to HiLobrow.

Josh Glenn says: Here’s an extremely timely episode of Benjamen Walker’s Radiotopian podcast, Theory of Everything. In it, Benjamen and I discuss the obscure spy novel The Twentieth Day of January, about a KGB plot — uncovered by a British intelligence agent — to get their stooge elected president of the US! We speculate about what Trump, and the KGB, may have learned from this book… and how it explains, well, everything.

The podcast transcript is posted to HiLobrow.

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