Dudes ‘n Beer Ep: 271 The Hellfire Club and Freemasonry in Early America with Professor Richard B Spence, Ph.D

In this episode of the Dudes n Beer podcast host Christopher Jordan welcomes Richard B Spence, to the show to Discuss the influence of the Hellfire Club and the Masons in early America and demystifying “Secret Societies”. Richard B Spence is a professor of history at the University of Idaho where he specializes in Russian intelligence and military history, and his course offerings include Modern Espionage, Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust, History of Secret Societies and the Occult in History. Richard is author of the books Secret Agent 666: Aleister Crowley, British Intelligence and the Occult and Wall Street and the Russian Revolution: 1905-1925 as well as host of the new History Channel Great Courses Series: The Real History of Secret Societies available on Amazon Prime. What is a Secret Society? Are the merely the product of myth and fantasy? If Secret Societies are real, why do they exist? How do they keep their secrets? What are these societies doing behind closed doors that is not for the prying eyes of the public? Do they truly vie for world dominance or is their cabal about something else entirely? In the early days of the American colonies two such societies flourished and were steeped in the revolution against the Biritsh Crown, the notoriously dabauterous Hellfire Club and The Freemasons. But where did these societies actually start? What awas their intended purpose? What part did they play in the American revolution and founding of America and was it part of a global conspiracy to begin a “New World Order” as some believe?! Join the Dudes and Beer podcast as we deep dive into the topic of the Hellfire Club and Freemasonry in early America with Richard B Spence professor, author and host of the History Channel Great Courses Series: The Real History of Secret Societies.