Episode cover of Roberta Wohlstetter, pioneer of modern intelligence

Roberta Wohlstetter, pioneer of modern intelligence

Roberta by Preligens

  • 03/19/2021
  • 06 min

About this Episode

"December 7, 1941, a date which will live in infamy!" exclaimed President Roosevelt after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Two battleships at the bottom of the sea, 2400 Americans killed or missing, the entry of the United States into the Second World War, and, for the young Roberta Wohlstetter, a painful mystery: why couldn’t the signals of such a catastrophe have been anticipated? How could Intelligence be better prepared and thought through after World War II? Music by Boogie Belgique - Once Have I