Playlist · by hugh
4 episodes, 2 hours 3 mins
Risk and Reward
The Army of Italy faces off against Field Marshal Wurmser, and finds itself in its toughest fight of the campaign so far. Bonaparte takes some calculated risks to even the odds. One of Napoleon's inner circle suffers a tragic, life-altering wound. Mantua stands as strong, but warfare is changing, and fortresses like Mantua are less relevant than ever. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A Russian Assassin Tells His Story
Under President Vladimir Putin, Russia has carried out a brazen campaign of state-sponsored assassinations. Our colleague tracked down one of the hitmen. Guest: Michael Schwirtz, an investigative reporter for The New York Times, spoke with Oleg Smorodinov, a Russian hit man. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.
No Heat, No Power: How a Federal Jail Failed Its Inmates
A New York Times investigation found that inside a Brooklyn jail, more than 1,000 inmates were locked inside freezing cells for 23 hours a day, prompting an inquiry by the Justice Department. But the involvement of the Justice Department may not be the turning point it appears to be. Guest: Annie Correal, who covers New York for The Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.
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