Episode 101: The Windsors and Their Scandalous Exile
Guest: Andrew Lownie, author of Traitor King: The Scandalous Exile of the Duke & Duchess of Windsor.
Sunday, May 1, 2022
This Week on History Happy Hour: Britain’s King Edward VI famously gave up the throne for the woman he loved, a Baltimore divorcee. But what came next was anything but a fairy tale. In fact, it is a story that involves Nazis, murder, treachery and betrayal.
Chris and Rick welcome Andrew Lownie, author of Traitor King: The Scandalous Exile of the Duke & Duchess of Windsor. Drawing on newly released archives, Lownie explores the fascinating story of a glittering couple obsessed with their own celebrity who repeatedly court disgrace and disrepute.
The Windsors and their scandalous exile, Sunday at 4 PM On History Happy Hour, where history is always on tap.