33 episodes

American Shadows is a bi-weekly podcast from iHeartRadio and Aaron Mahnke’s Grim & Mild. The show focuses on the darker stories from American history: the people, places, and things that are hidden and forgotten in the shadows. From better-known tales like the conspiracy to steal Lincoln’s body, to less-known stories, like the rainmaker who flooded San Diego. Join host Lauren Vogelbaum as she spans two centuries of omitted lore from our country’s history books.

American Shadows iHeartRadio

    • History

American Shadows is a bi-weekly podcast from iHeartRadio and Aaron Mahnke’s Grim & Mild. The show focuses on the darker stories from American history: the people, places, and things that are hidden and forgotten in the shadows. From better-known tales like the conspiracy to steal Lincoln’s body, to less-known stories, like the rainmaker who flooded San Diego. Join host Lauren Vogelbaum as she spans two centuries of omitted lore from our country’s history books.

    Echoes

    Echoes

    A day of sunshine and picnics turns into one of the deadliest boating accidents in American history.
    Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    • 34 min
    Lost

    Lost

    Robert E. Lee's plans laid out in Orders 191 would have won the war. Then a Union corporal finds a lost copy which should have also ended the war. Along the way to Antietam, mistakes were made.
    Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    • 34 min
    Notorious

    Notorious

    From investment schemes to fake car warranties, there’s never a shortage of scammers eager to fleece people out of their life savings and hard-earned cash. The story of Gaston Bullock Means, one of the most notorious con artists of all time.
    Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    • 33 min
    Dark Skies

    Dark Skies

    There was a time when hijackings in America reached epidemic proportions.
    Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    • 30 min
    Deception

    Deception

    When it comes to murder, some things aren't as they seem. 
    Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    • 31 min
    Bittersweet

    Bittersweet

    The story and history behind Boston's most bizarre disaster.
    Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    • 31 min

Top Podcasts In History

You Might Also Like

More by iHeartRadio