Andrew Nagorski

The Botstiber Podcast by Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies

Episode notes

Sigmund Freud has an immense legacy of unraveling the mysteries of the human psyche. While his professional exploits are well-known, the dramatic story of this Jewish-Austrian scientist's escape from Nazi-occupied Vienna has often been overlooked.

In this podcast, long-time author and former Newsweek editor and foreign correspondent, Andrew Nagorski, discusses the exhilarating life that Freud led, the equally engaging stories of his diverse group of rescuers, and the deeply human reasons that convinced him to remain in Vienna despite months of Nazi harassment following the Anschluss, in 1938.

Intro/Outro Song: "Overture & Act 1 - Don Giovanni (1787)" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (

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