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Thursday, May 7

And then there was one

"I want to interview Brutus:  What were you thinking? Where's the money?"
-- John Batchelor



Hard to pull off the assassination of an emperor. Harder still to survive the immediate aftermath. But it's at the point where the assassins must fulfill the objective of killing a ruler that the real tests of their intelligence begin.
     
Listen, now, to the telling of the tale as it's never been told before. Listen and learn life's most important lesson for getting on in this world.  

Learn, too, that from his grave Julius Caesar got revenge on the pretentious men who murdered him. As we say today, you can't make this stuff up.  

The Plot and Assassination.

Podcast, Wed 4/29/15 Hr 4 John Batchelor Show: Barry Strauss, author, The Death of Caesar: The Story of History's Most Famous Assassination (part I).
              
The Aftermath and Afterward

Podcast, Mon 5/4/15 Hr 4 JBS: Barry Strauss, author, The Death of Caesar: The Story of History's Most Famous Assassination (part II)

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