There’s a reason the History Channel has produced hundreds of documentaries about Hitler but only a few about Dwight D. Eisenhower. Bad guys (and gals) are eternally fascinating. Behind the Bastards dives in past the Cliffs Notes of the worst humans in history and exposes the bizarre realities of their lives. Listeners will learn about the young adult novels that helped Hitler form his monstrous ideology, the founder of Blackwater’s insane quest to build his own Air Force, the bizarre lives of the sons and daughters of dictators and Saddam Hussein’s side career as a trashy romance novelist.

Part One: The Woman Who Invented Adoption (By Stealing Thousands of Babies)

April 30, 201960 min
In Episode 58, Robert is joined by Sofiya Alexandra to discuss George Tann, an abusive child molester who stole five thousand babies from poor parents to sell to the wealthy. Learn more about your ad-choices at