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Some terrorists use weapons. Some use information. The scariest use hostages. Every Thursday, Hostage tells electrifying crime stories culminating in intense, life-or-death negotiations. Within the stories, we examine tactics used by the FBI’s crisis negotiation unit, world governments, and even hostage’s parents, highlighting the techniques that saved lives, and the moments where everything went tragically wrong. Hostage is a production of Cutler Media, and part of the Parcast Network. New episodes release on Thursdays.

Some terrorists use weapons. Some use information. The scariest use hostages. Every Thursday, Hostage tells electrifying crime stories culminating in intense, life-or-death negotiations. Within the stories, we examine tactics used by the FBI’s crisis negotiation unit, world governments, and even hostage’s parents, highlighting the techniques that saved lives, and the moments where everything went tragically wrong. Hostage is a production of Cutler Media, and part of the Parcast Network. New episodes release on Thursdays.
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Some terrorists use weapons. Some use information. The scariest use hostages. Every Thursday, Hostage tells electrifying crime stories culminating in intense, life-or-death negotiations. Within the stories, we examine tactics used by the FBI’s crisis negotiation unit, world governments, and even hostage’s parents, highlighting the techniques that saved lives, and the moments where everything went tragically wrong. Hostage is a production of Cutler Media, and part of the Parcast Network. New episodes release on Thursdays.

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Episodes

Munich Massacre Pt. 2: Athletes Become Heroes

1/10/2019
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The world watched in horror as the heavily anticipated 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany turned into an international catastrophe. The Palestinian terrorist group Black September leveraged the lives of eleven Israeli representatives in exchange for the release of incarcerated comrades. German officials jumped into action even as the negotiations took a lethal turn. Parcast News - Be sure to check out Parcast’s first fictional crime show MIND’S EYE at Parcast.com/MindsEye! Learn more...

Duration:00:53:51

Munich Massacre Pt. 1: Olympic Tragedy

1/3/2019
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The Olympics are an event that is supposed to unite countries together, however that wasn’t the case during the 1972 Games in Munich, Germany. Eleven Israeli athletes, coaches, and Olympic officials were held hostage by eight commandos from the Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. It brought the Olympics to a halt, and focused the world’s attention both on the capital of the German state of Bavaria and on the Palestinian revolutionary movement. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:55:33

The MV Maersk Alabama Pt. 2: Captain Phillips Ransomed

12/27/2018
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Somali pirates seeking a large reward, attempted to hijack the MV Maersk Alabama in 2009. Holding Richard Phillips for ransom, The U.S. Navy had to intervene and use new negotiation tactics with the pirates. Abduwali Muse was the only hijacker to live to tell the tale. Sponsors! Sun Basket - Go to SunBasket.com/HOSTAGE today to learn more and get $35 off your first order! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:15

MIND’S EYE, Parcast’s First Psychological Thriller!

12/24/2018
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We have a holiday gift for you… Parcast’s first fictional crime show AD-FREE! In Mind’s Eye, a serial killer is back and homicide detective Kate McClay fights against psychology, unsolved crimes, and even her own family... The scariest monsters are those hiding inside our own minds. Continue the story of Mind’s Eye NOW by listening to the next episode - “Lost Forever.” Search and subscribe to MIND’S EYE anywhere you listen to podcasts, or at Parcast.com/mindseye. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:30:11

The MV Maersk Alabama Pt. 1: Somali Pirate Hijacking

12/20/2018
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It had been nearly 200 years since a ship registered under the American flag was seized by pirates. However, the crew of the MV Maersk Alabama and its 19,000 tons of cargo presented too good an opportunity to pass up. On April 8, 2009 four Somali pirates overcame the anti-piracy maneuvers executed by the crew and boarded the ship, kicking off one of the most incredible hostage rescues in recent memory. Parcast Network - Check out our new podcast Assassinations at...

Duration:00:47:15

Katie Beers Pt. 2: A Lifetime of Perseverance

12/13/2018
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For 17 days, she was locked in an underground bunker the size of a closet. Katie Beers’ incredible psychological resilience allowed her to persevere during her captivity in 1992. Over the course of two weeks, authorities failed to find the man responsible. Sponsors! Sun Basket - Go to SunBasket.com/HOSTAGE today to learn more and get $35 off your first order! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:45

Katie Beers Kidnapping Pt. 1: A History of Betrayal

12/6/2018
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Convincing her that she was going to an arcade, John Esposito, a family friend, kidnapped 9-year-old Katie Beers, locking her in a tiny cell under his garage in 1992. Word spread of the missing child, but it takes 17 days for Katie to be found. John’s predatory behavior was overlooked by authorities and Katie’s family, failing to protect her from the dangerous man. Sponsors! Audible - Get 3 months of Audible for just $6.95 a month by going to Audible.com/HOSTAGE or text HOSTAGE to 500...

Duration:00:49:36

The Moscow Theater Hostage Crisis Pt. 2: Rescue Rehearsal

11/29/2018
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Unable to leave the auditorium of the Dubrovka Theater for over four days, the orchestra pit becomes the bathroom. Despite immense pressure to open talks, Putin insists everyone will get out alive... but did they? Sponsors! Care/of - For 25% off your first month of personalized Care/of vitamins, visit TakeCareOf.com and enter code HOSTAGE. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:27

The Moscow Theater Hostage Crisis Pt. 1: Storming the Dubrovka

11/22/2018
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As leverage to force President Vladimir Putin to withdraw Russian forces from Chechnya in 2002, a band of 40-50 heavily armed Chechen rebels took hundreds of innocent people as hostage. The man behind the chaos: terrorist leader, Movsar Barayev. The state of Chechnya in the early 2000s only adds to the turmoil of the hostage situation. Sponsors! Parcast - Rate, review and subscribe to our new show Assassinations which premieres November 19th! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:40:03

Bobby Greenlease Jr. Pt. 2: False Ransom

11/15/2018
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One day after Bobby was kidnapped by Carl Hall and Bonnie Heady, his parents received a ransom note for $600,000 in exchange for their son. They immediately turned to the FBI for help but was it too late? Sponsors! Parcast - We now have merch for sale! Head to Parcast.com/Merch now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:35

Bobby Greenlease Jr. Pt. 1: A Trusting Boy

11/8/2018
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Bobby was taken from his school by a woman claiming to be his aunt in 1953. Within hours, the school realized its mistake, but it was too late. The Greenleases received a ransom note demanding $600,000 in exchange for Bobby’s safe return. Sponsors! Parcast - Be sure to rate, review, and subscribe to our new podcast Kingpins! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:29

The Dos Palmas Kidnappings Pt. 2: Island Rescue

11/1/2018
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While staying at a lavish resort in the Philippines, visitors were held hostage by the the Abu Sayyaf militant group. Was this the trip of a lifetime or the last trip of their lives? Sponsors! Parcast - Be sure to rate, review, and subscribe to our new podcast Kingpins! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:21

The Dos Palmas Kidnappings Pt. 1: Trouble In Paradise

10/25/2018
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On May 27, 2001 members of the Abu Sayyaf militant group took over a luxurious resort on a private island in the Philippines and took missionaries Martin and Gracia Burnham hostage. Parcast - Subscribe to our new show Kingpins by searching KINGPINS where ever you listen to podcasts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:09

Patty Hearst Pt. 3: Captive of the SLA

10/18/2018
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After two months of fruitless negotiations, the FBI stopped trying to rescue a hostage, and started trying to catch a criminal. This week, we’ll look at the crimes Patricia committed under coercion, and her life on the run. How do you rescue a hostage who doesn’t want to be found? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:05:05

Patty Hearst Pt. 2: Girl on the Run

10/18/2018
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Blindfolded and locked in a closet for 57 days, Patricia Hearst was subjected to torture, abuse, and brainwashing. How did she survive? We examine her psyche, how she handled a death threat, and clips from the audio messages she was forced to record. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:15

Patty Hearst Pt. 1: The Kidnapping

10/17/2018
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Patricia Hearst lived every woman’s nightmare. She was violently taken from her own apartment, tied up, and thrown in the back of a stolen car. For the next two years, Patricia was held hostage. In our first episode, we explore the dramatic lead-up to Patricia’s kidnapping, and why her kidnappers were able to snatch the heiress from her apartment in under four minutes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:28

Welcome Trailer!

10/2/2018
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Every Thursday, Hostage transports you to a heart-pounding situation where innocent lives hang in the balance. We analyze the tactics used by the FBI’s crisis negotiation unit, world governments, and even bystanders, highlighting the techniques that saved lives, and the moments where everything went tragically wrong. Hostage is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:50