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Discover how fast controversy can move up in the polls in Parcast’s new limited series, Political Scandals. From greed and lust to deceit and cover-ups, we’ll unpack the most shocking events in American history—all leading up to the 2020 election. Every Tuesday, join us as we breakdown the rise and fall of our most infamous elected officials, measuring the impact it had on the country and history.

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Discover how fast controversy can move up in the polls in Parcast’s new limited series, Political Scandals. From greed and lust to deceit and cover-ups, we’ll unpack the most shocking events in American history—all leading up to the 2020 election. Every Tuesday, join us as we breakdown the rise and fall of our most infamous elected officials, measuring the impact it had on the country and history.

    Crimes of Passion Crossover: Gaston Calmette Pt. 2

    Crimes of Passion Crossover: Gaston Calmette Pt. 2

    Today we’re bringing you a special two-part episode from another Spotify Original from Parcast. If you enjoy it, check out Crimes of Passion on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts! 

    The vengeful murder of newspaper editor Gaston Calmette shocked Paris in 1914. The trial to follow was one of the most scandalous in French history.

    • 51 мин.
    Crimes of Passion Crossover: Gaston Calmette Pt. 1

    Crimes of Passion Crossover: Gaston Calmette Pt. 1

    Today we’re bringing you a special two-part episode from another Spotify Original from Parcast. If you enjoy it, check out Crimes of Passion on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts! 

    The vengeful murder of newspaper editor Gaston Calmette shocked Paris in 1914. The trial to follow was one of the most scandalous in French history.

    • 53 мин.
    Dictators: The Rise & Fall of a Roman Emperor

    Dictators: The Rise & Fall of a Roman Emperor

    They’re natural-born leaders, hungry for absolute power. Every week on Dictators, delve into the minds and motives of history’s most infamous rulers — people who rose through the ranks toward radicalism, eliminating anyone who stood in their way. This week, track the rise and fall of Nero, an emperor who led Rome to destruction. Hear a clip from Part 1 here, then head to Dictators for the rest of the episode. Dictators is free to listen on Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts.

    • 13 мин.
    Scandal 1: Watergate

    Scandal 1: Watergate

    The first and only presidential resignation belongs to Richard Nixon, whose failed attempt at spying on his political opponents led to one of the most elaborate cover-ups in American history.

    • 52 мин.
    Scandal 2: Iran-Contra Affair

    Scandal 2: Iran-Contra Affair

    In the 1980s, President Ronald Reagan’s administration secretly — and illegally — traded weapons of war to Iran in exchange for the release of American hostages, then used the proceeds to fund a Nicaraguan rebel army known as the Contras.

    • 50 мин.
    Scandal 3: The Clinton-Lewinsky Scandal

    Scandal 3: The Clinton-Lewinsky Scandal

    In 1995, 49-year-old president Bill Clinton began an affair with 22-year-old White House intern, Monica Lewinsky. The affair would lead to impeachment hearings in Congress, nearly ruin Lewinsky's reputation, and instigate an atmosphere of inexorable Congressional partisanship that continues to this day. 

    • 50 мин.

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