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Every scandal begins with a lie. But the truth will come out. And then comes the fallout and the outrage.
Scandals have shaped America since its founding. From business and politics to sports and society, we look on aghast as corruption, deceit and ambition bring down heroes and celebrities, politicians and moguls. And when the dust finally settles, we’re left to wonder: how did this happen? Where did they trip up, and who is to blame? From the creators of American History Tellers, Business Wars and Tides of History comes American Scandal, where we take you deep into the heart of America’s dark side to look at what drives someone to break the rules and what happens when they’re caught. Hosted by Lindsay Graham.

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Every scandal begins with a lie. But the truth will come out. And then comes the fallout and the outrage.
Scandals have shaped America since its founding. From business and politics to sports and society, we look on aghast as corruption, deceit and ambition bring down heroes and celebrities, politicians and moguls. And when the dust finally settles, we’re left to wonder: how did this happen? Where did they trip up, and who is to blame? From the creators of American History Tellers, Business Wars and Tides of History comes American Scandal, where we take you deep into the heart of America’s dark side to look at what drives someone to break the rules and what happens when they’re caught. Hosted by Lindsay Graham.

    Lance Armstrong | Coming Clean | 4

    Lance Armstrong | Coming Clean | 4

    Floyd Landis goes public about performance-enhancing drugs. Lance Armstrong struggles to contain the fallout, as the truth comes out.

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    Introducing: 1865 Season 2

    Introducing: 1865 Season 2

    April 15, 1865. President Lincoln is dead and the country in turmoil.

    Secretary of War Edwin Stanton takes control, determined to bring the assassin to justice—but the hunt for John Wilkes Booth isn’t all that grips Stanton.

    Lincoln’s successor, Vice President Andrew Johnson, is likely to bend to southern interests and undo the very progress for which Lincoln died. Edwin Stanton must employ every bit of political wile he can muster to secure the future of the freed slaves, and the nation.

    Consumed by his conviction, Stanton will betray his friends, his honor, and the very constitution he is sworn to protect, all to steer the country towards justice.

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    Lance Armstrong | Moral Choices | 3

    Lance Armstrong | Moral Choices | 3

    Greg LeMond struggles to find allies in his fight against Lance Armstrong. Floyd Landis is caught in a difficult position, one that forces him to take a big risk.

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    First Listen | Business Movers: The Myth of John DeLorean

    First Listen | Business Movers: The Myth of John DeLorean

    Wondery is excited to share a full episode from Lindsay’s Graham’s new show, Business Movers. It’s a show that dives deep into some of the most storied businesses and iconic leaders of all time. This is the first full episode of the latest season of Business Movers: The Myth of John DeLorean. 

    It was undoubtedly the 1985 blockbuster hit "Back to the Future" that made the DeLorean sports car a piece of cinematic history, and part of the American pop culture lexicon. But the name “DeLorean” is also associated with a major scandal involving government gamesmanship and the 1980s drug trade.

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    Wondery Presents: British Scandal

    Wondery Presents: British Scandal

    British scandals change the course of history. They bring down governments, overthrow the rich, and cause the mighty to fall. And in the end, they’re all about power. Wondery presents: British Scandal, a new podcast hosted by Alice Levine & Matt Forde. The premiere season takes you into the sinister world of Russian politics and a killer scandal that shook all of Britain. When former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko is found dead by poisoning in London, it throws Britain -- and all of Europe -- into political controversy. But when the murderer is a rich and powerful foreign state, how far will the British government go?

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    Lance Armstrong | Work Hard, Play Hard | 2

    Lance Armstrong | Work Hard, Play Hard | 2

    Lance Armstrong becomes an icon around the world. But when a former cycling legend begins asking questions about doping, Armstrong goes on the attack. 

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Cool podcast

Pretty good podcasts they give the listeners depth and holds interest pretty well only down side is the loud advertising in the beginning and end of every podcast

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