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Little known stories from history

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English

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Condy Dabney

3/11/2019
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In 1925 a Harlan County, Kentucky, taxi driver named Condy Dabney got caught up in a murder case and was convicted…but that’s not the end of this story. You can subscribe to the Untold History podcast at RadioPublic, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play or on your own favorite podcast app. Thanks for listening and sharing us with your friends.

Duration:00:11:22

Temporary Insanity

3/4/2019
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What does the author of the Star Spangled Banner have to do with the insanity defense in America? Well, nothing, to be honest, but his son does. Today we tell that bit of untold history. You can subscribe to the Untold History podcast at RadioPublic, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play or on your favorite podcast app. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:10:06

Christopher McPherson

2/25/2019
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Today we tell the story of a former slave who, through hard work and luck, managed to enter the world of the wealthy aristocrats of Virginia. His relationship with Thomas Jefferson gave him access to the Founding Fathers, but his attempts at using that access, it seems, were rebuffed by McPherson’s odd ideas about the end of the world and his role in it. You can subscribe to the Untold History podcast at RadioPublic, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher as well as... Read More Read More

Duration:00:15:13

Shigenori Nishikaichi

2/18/2019
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Today we tell the story of a Japanese pilot who was shot down over Hawaii as he participated in the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. The Untold History podcast is available on RadioPublic, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, TuneIn and on many other podcast apps. Thanks for listening and sharing our stories with your friends. (Picture of Shigenori Nishikaichi by Unknown – Photo appears on the cover of The Niihau Incident, by Allan Beekman. Patricia Beekman, heir of Allan... Read More Read...

Duration:00:10:29

Pomp

2/12/2019
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Today we tell the story of an Old West mountain man, Jean Baptiste “Pomp” Charbonneau, whose story has a twist at the end. The Untold History podcast is available at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, RadioPublic or on your favorite podcast app. Thanks for listening! Subscribe at Apple Podcasts

Duration:00:09:36

A Mass Murder in Iowa

2/5/2019
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Today we tell the grisly story of an unsolved mass murder that occurred in Villisca, Iowa, in 1912. Be forewarned that our telling of the tale may be unsettling. You can find the Untold History podcast at RadioPublic, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, TuneIn or on most other podcast apps. Thanks for listening and sharing us with your friends.

Duration:00:11:33

Cynthia

1/27/2019
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Today we tell the story of one of the biggest celebrities in New York City in the 1930’s, someone you’ve probably never heard of. And, boy, was she a doll! Really… You can subscribe to the Untold History podcast at RadioPublic, Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, TuneIn or on any number of podcast apps. Thanks for listening to our little stories…

Duration:00:09:43

The Pox

1/20/2019
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Kings and generals make big plans, but oftentimes nature steps in to shake things up. One of those times was in 1776, and the result was two nations between Mexico and the Arctic instead of one. Today we tell that story. You can subscribe to the Untold History podcast at RadioPublic, Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, TuneIn or on any number of podcast apps. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:06:23

The Bodyguard

1/5/2019
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Prior to World War I the fight for women’s equality in Britain was underway, as suffragettes battled the police over the right to vote, to own property, and to file for divorce, among other rights. Today we tell the story of a group of these women who were trained to take the fight directly to the police, in a most unusual way. You can subscribe to the Untold History podcast at RadioPublic, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Tune In or on any... Read More Read More

Duration:00:09:37

Aloha Wanderwell

12/29/2018
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“Brains, Beauty & Breeches-World Tour Offer For Lucky Young Woman… Wanted to join an expedition… Asia, Africa…” Those were the words that enticed a young woman into a lifetime of adventure. That woman, known to the world as Aloha Wanderwell, is the subject of our podcast today. You can subscribe to the Untold History podcast at RadioPublic, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Feedburner, or any number of other podcast apps. Thanks for listening to our stories about the lesser known pages of... Read...

Duration:00:11:40

Aloha Wanderwell

12/29/2018
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“Brains, Beauty & Breeches-World Tour Offer For Lucky Young Woman… Wanted to join an expedition… Asia, Africa…” Those were the words that enticed a young woman into a lifetime of adventure. That woman, known to the world as Aloha Wanderwell, is the subject of our podcast today. You can subscribe to the Untold History podcast at RadioPublic, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Feedburner, or any number of other podcast apps. Thanks for listening to our stories about the lesser known pages of... Read...

Duration:00:11:40

The Disappearance of Glenn Kimball

12/8/2018
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Back in the 1890’s in the town of Deadwood, South Dakota, lived a local businessman named Glenn Kimball. Glenn had a loving wife and a little girl. One day Glenn vanished, much to the astonishment of the residents of the town. Today we tell his story, which goes on long after he disappeared. You can subscribe to the Untold History podcast at RadioPublic, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, TuneIn or on your own podcatcher. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:10:00

The Disappearance of Glenn Kimball

12/8/2018
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Back in the 1890’s in the town of Deadwood, South Dakota, lived a local businessman named Glenn Kimball. Glenn had a loving wife and a little girl. One day Glenn vanished, much to the astonishment of the residents of the town. Today we tell his story, which goes on long after he disappeared. You can subscribe to the Untold History podcast at RadioPublic, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, TuneIn or on your own podcatcher. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:10:00

The Great Sydney Hailstorm of 1947

12/1/2018
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Today we tell the story of a summer thunderstorm that turned deadly, causing 4 pound chunks of ice to rain down on Sydney, Australia, with the accompanying injuries and severe damage to nearly every building in the city. You can subscribe to the Untold History podcast at RadioPublic, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play or on your own podcatcher. Thanks for the use of your ears! (Picture of hailstones hitting Sydney Harbour during the storm by Bob Rice (Sydney Sun) –... Read More Read More

Duration:00:10:56

The Great Sydney Hailstorm of 1947

12/1/2018
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Today we tell the story of a summer thunderstorm that turned deadly, causing 4 pound chunks of ice to rain down on Sydney, Australia, with the accompanying injuries and severe damage to nearly every building in the city. You can subscribe to the Untold History podcast at RadioPublic, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play or on your own podcatcher. Thanks for the use of your ears!

Duration:00:10:56

Caledonia

11/24/2018
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In the 1690’s Scotland decided it wanted to be a major world power. To accomplish that goal, a joint stock company was established to fund a colony of Scots on the Isthmus of Panama. Things did not go as planned, and we tell you that story on this episode of the Untold History. You can subscribe to the Untold History podcast at RadioPublic, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher or on your favorite pod catcher. Thanks for listening! Subscribe at Apple Podcasts

Duration:00:14:17

Caledonia

11/24/2018
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In the 1690’s Scotland decided it wanted to be a major world power. To accomplish that goal, a joint stock company was established to fund a colony of Scots on the Isthmus of Panama. Things did not go as planned, and we tell you that story on this episode of the Untold History. You can subscribe to the Untold History podcast at RadioPublic, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher or on your favorite pod catcher. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:14:17

The Duke

11/17/2018
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Back in 1902 folks from all over the country would come to the Appalachian city of Asheville, North Carolina, to take in the health benefits of the clean, cool, mountain air. It was said that this air was good for rheumatism, tuberculosis, stress, and many more ailments. One of the men who arrived in Asheville left his mark in a most unusual way, and we’re going to tell you his story on this episode of the Untold History. You can... Read More Read More

Duration:00:08:44

The Duke

11/17/2018
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Back in 1902 folks from all over the country would come to the Appalachian city of Asheville, North Carolina, to take in the health benefits of the clean, cool, mountain air. It was said that this air was good for rheumatism, tuberculosis, stress, and many more ailments. One of the men who arrived in Asheville left his mark in a most unusual way, and we’re going to tell you his story on this episode of the Untold History. You can... Read More Read More

Duration:00:08:44

Frank Nash

11/10/2018
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Today we tell the story of Frank Nash, a charismatic thief and killer who was responsible for one of the worst acts of mob violence in Missouri history. You can subscribe to the Untold History podcast at RadioPublic, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, or on whatever podcast app you choose. Thanks for listening and telling your friends about us. Subscribe at Apple Podcasts

Duration:00:13:07