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1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries brings you knowledge and entertainment in podcast form. After listening to a few episodes, you will never be left with nothing to add to any conversation.

1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries brings you knowledge and entertainment in podcast form. After listening to a few episodes, you will never be left with nothing to add to any conversation.
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1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries brings you knowledge and entertainment in podcast form. After listening to a few episodes, you will never be left with nothing to add to any conversation.

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English


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CONSPIRACIES DECLASSIFIED w BRIAN DUNNING

6/17/2018
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"Conspiracies Declassified w author Brian Dunning" discusses the brand new book out from Skeptoid Podcast's creator Brian Dunning as he provides a rational opinion regarding some widely-held conspiracy theories. New Show 1001's "RADIO DAYS" IS HERE! https://player.fm/series/radio-days Important Contest Note:Duke17 Has 24 Hours To Respond to Our Notice which was emailed to you on the 15th. You have until 11 am Monday June 18th to respond. You won! Get back in touch with 1001 by responding...

Duration:00:52:46

THE QUICK AND THE DEAD (PT I): LEGENDARY GUNFIGHTERS OF THE OLD WEST

6/12/2018
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THE QUICK AND THE DEAD (PT I) is the story of the legendary gunfighters of the Old West. The stories of John Wesley Hardin, "Mysterious" Dave Mather, Wild Bill Hikock. Wyatt Earp, Ben Thompson, and many more, are included in this two episode special. Be sure to catch our other shows: 1001 Stories For The Road 1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales 1001 Radio Days- when radio was king Available wherever great podcasts are found!

Duration:00:48:22

ERNIE PYLE'S BRAVE MEN

6/10/2018
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"Ernie Pyle's Brave Men" is the story of a legendary WWII journalist who inspired millions of Americans with his stories ordinary fighting men. "Brave Men" is one of his four books, and covers Pyle's assignment to cover the invasion of Sicily, which began in North Africa. Excerpts from his book are found here.

Duration:01:25:58

THE LOST COLONY (PART II): FOUND

5/27/2018
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"The Lost Colony PT II: FOUND!" Tells the incredible story of what happened to the people of Roanoke Island after they abandoned their fort. With interviews and some digging we can see that they were moved to a different location where they were protected from hostile tribes, and over time blended into to Lumbee Indian tribe, which still carries many of their surnames in the area of Lumberton, N.C.

Duration:01:06:45

THE LOST COLONY: AMERICAS GREATEST MYSTERY (PT 1): THE DARE STONES

5/25/2018
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"The Lost Colony Part 1: The Dare Stones": In 1587, 115 men, women, and children were delivered to Roanoke Island on the Carolina coast with the hopes of beginning a new English colony in the New World. Storms and war with Spain prevented any supply ships from reaching them for three years, and when the ships arrived, they found the fort deserted, and the word "Croatoan" carved onto the fort's palisade walls. The 115 settlers were gone, leaving no trace, until 1937, when a traveler named...

Duration:01:05:47

KILLING MATA HARI

5/20/2018
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"Killing Mata Hari" tells the true story of Margaretha Geertruda Zelle, known to most of us as Mata Hari, the dancer supposedly turned spy and definitely executed in 1917. Much information has come to light about her, telling a poignant story of a precocious young girl whose father ran out on her and whose mother died when she was young, leaving her seeking love from all the wrong people in all the wrong places. Bonus episode from 1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales: EYEWITNESS TO THE SAN...

Duration:01:04:02

THE LOST CITY OF Z

5/13/2018
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"The Lost City of Z" is featured here with "George Washington's Boyhood Rules of Behavior" from 1001 Classic Short Stories and Tales as the bonus episode for this week. The Lost City of Z, popularized by the recent book and resulting movie by the same name, is the story of British explorer Percy Fawcett's determined explorations to find the remains of a fabled civilization deep within the remote Mato Grosso jungles of Brazil. On his final expedition Fawcett, his son Jack, and Jack's...

Duration:00:56:38

ALL LISTENERS- KINDLE E-READER GIVEAWAY CONTEST-DETAILS HERE

5/11/2018
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Hello Everyone- ANNOUNCING THE KINDLE E-READER GIVEAWAY CONTEST On June 16th we will draw a lucky e-mail address from our Premium Subscriber list and they will win an Amazon Kindle Paperwhite E-Reader w/ a 6" Hi-Res Display, lighted, with WiFi, and a power adaptor and 3 free months at Kindle. We will contact the winner and ask for a shipping address, so you need to be in a country/area that gets Amazon shipping. Everyone who is on our subscriber list (also called Premium Members) June...

Duration:00:01:44

BLACK SAM BELLAMY AND THE WRECK OF THE WHYDAH (AND BONUS EPISODE)

5/6/2018
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"Black Sam Bellamy and the Wreck of the Whydah" tells the story of the notorious pirate Sam Bellamy, who, according to Forbes Magazine, acquired more stolen wealth than any pirate in his time. He was only involved in piracy for one year, 1716-1717, but was remarkably successful, and had accumulated a wealth of treasure. According to Cape Cod legend, he, upon setting out upon his voyages, had fallen in live with a 16 year old girl named Maria Hallett who he promised he would return to as a...

Duration:01:01:28

THE RAT PACK (PT 3) AND NOW, THE END IS NEAR

4/29/2018
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In "The Rat Pack", Part 3, the conclusion of the story of the group of entertainers that held Las Vegas in their sway in the 50's and 60's- Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. Peter Lawford, and Joey Bishop. Subjects: Frank, Peter, and JFK~ Frank's bitter treatment of Peter after JFK cancels trip to Frank's Palm Springs home~Marilyn's birthday song to JFK~ Frank and politics~ Sam Giancana, Frank's hero~The Villa Venice!~Dismas House Charity Events (public domain performance...

Duration:01:12:23

THE RAT PACK (PT II): DEAN, SAMMY, FRANK, JOEY & PALS

4/22/2018
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"The Rat Pack II: Dean, Sammy, Frank, Joey & Pals" covers: Dean Martins rise to fame and his broke days in Manhattan~The making of "Everybody Loves Somebody Sometime"~Sammy's start in showbiz at age 3, and his rise to fame~ Sammy's stint in the Army and his fight with rascism~Sammy's auto accident causing the loss of his eye~Peter Lawford's mom, and his conquests~Joey Bishop~and the "Wrong Door" story involving Joe Dimaggio, Marilyn, and Frank. In Part three- late careers, scandals,...

Duration:00:40:23

A SCONSET BEACH STORY

4/15/2018
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" A Sconset Beach Story" tells the story of a young Jewish immigrant named David Sarnoff, whose first job was operating a Marconi wireless station in Nantucket, his rescue from drowning, his receiving and relaying the news from the Titanic, and his rise through broadcasting to become the head of NBC. This is a new 1001 Stories for the Road episode, brought to 1001 Heroes to let our fans know that our third 1001 network has been providing weekly entertainment for the past month and will...

Duration:00:18:02

THE RAT PACK (PT 1): FRANK'S WORLD

4/15/2018
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The Rat Pack (Part 1): Frank's World begins with the the man who was always at the center of the group- Frank Sinatra- his meteoric rise to stardom by 1945, when he was a teen idol hounded by thousands of screaming bobby soxers (10 years before Elvis)- and his sudden fall from grace, his divorce, his friendship with Bogart and Bacall, his early mob ties, his work with Harry James and Tommy Dorsey, his early life in Hoboken, and his second rise to stardom. Part two will cover the other Rat...

Duration:00:26:36

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND: THE INCREDIBLE STORY THAT INSPIRED THE FAMOUS SPIELBERG MOVIE

4/8/2018
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"Close Encounters of the Third Kind: The Incredible Story That Inspired the Spielberg Movie", tells of Project Serpo, a top-secret U.S. government program that arranged an exchange program with aliens that sent 12 astronauts to a planet 40 light years away with hopes of gaining insight to another civilization and their technologies. Inspired largely by a well-known physicist named Dr. Hynek, who had been the head of the classified "UFO Project Blue Book", and was hired by Speilberg and...

Duration:00:40:02

UNSOLVED MYSTERIES: CATTLE MUTILATIONS, UFO'S & BLACK OPS

4/1/2018
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"Unsolved Mysteries: Cattle Mutilations, UFO's & Black Ops" reveals the story of the still unsolved 10,000+ cattle mutilations which have been taking place in the U.S. for over 50 years, and the efforts by both the FBI and independent investigators to come up with the reason cattle are being cruelly killed in a manner that does not fit the pattern of a natural or predatory death. From the first publicized mutilation in 1967, reports of UFO's in the areas immediately near the mutilations,...

Duration:01:36:07

ALL BLOOD RUNS RED (PT III): THE TRUE STORY OF EUGENE BULLARD, THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN FIGHTER PILOT

3/25/2018
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In "All Blood Runs Red Part III", we tell the story of Bullard's escape from war torn France to Spain and then Portugal, where, suffering from wounds and exhaustion, he is placed upon a ship bound for New York. Upon reaching New York, he reunites with other veterans of the war, his daughters are returned, he visits the south of his boyhood only to find it hasn't changed- finding his older brother has been lynched. In New York City he is encouraged to write his story 'All Blood Runs Red",...

Duration:00:28:02

URBAN LEGENDS VI

3/22/2018
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"Urban Legends VI" is the all new sixth installment in our popular Urban Legends Series at 1001 Heroes. (Get the first five at 1001 Stories For The Road). Contains: "Good Luck "DeceaMr. Gorsky" Neil Armstrong legend~"The Exploding Toilet"~"Don't Forget The Undies"~"Elvis in the Underpass"~"I Killed Marilyn Monroe"~"The Ax Murders Hotel"~"The Hanging Man"~"Back To the Future Predicts The Cubs Win"~"The Subway Virtuoso"~"The Leaping Lawyer"~"The Accidental Porn Star"~"Cadaver Kin"~"The...

Duration:00:25:43

ROLES AND MISSIONS: VIETNAM TO PRESENT AUTHOR INTERVIEW

3/18/2018
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ROLES AND MISSIONS:VIETNAM TO PRESENT. Former Air Force Chief of Staff and 4 Star General Tony McPeak discusses his latest book ROLES AND MISSIONS and America's readiness from Vietnam to today's North Korea in this frank interview. Some highlights: McPeak's missions, including "Misty" flight missions over the Ho Chi Minh Trail~What was the Tet Offensive?~Participation in the recent Ken Burns Vietnam Documentary~advice for anyone moving up in rank/position~Colin Powell at odds~Meeting...

Duration:01:13:47

THE MILLIONAIRE'S UNIT: A WWI DOCUMENTARY

3/14/2018
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"The Millionaire's Unit"- The story of the First Yale Unit- an all volunteer combat flying unit comprised of Yale students and alumnae who entered WWI as US Naval combat pilots. In this episode 1001 interviews documentary co-producer Ron King, whose Grandfather was a member of the Yale Unit, and through Ron we learn the story of the First Yale Unit and their willingness to pay the price for their freedom. Story based on the book The Millionaire's Unit by Marc Wortman. Movie Trailer:...

Duration:00:32:52

ALL BLOOD RUNS RED (PT II): THE STORY OF EUGENE BULLARD

3/11/2018
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"All Blood Runs Red" (Pt 2): Eugene Bullard: The first African American fighter pilot in History Part II (of three) covers Bullard's wounding while fighting at Verdun with the French Foreign Legion, his transfer to the French Air Corps and service there, his nightclub ownerships and marriage to a wealthy French socialite, and his fighting in WWII at Orleans. Get access to ALL THREE 1001 shows and archives at our FREE APP! IOS Apple Link:...

Duration:00:33:52