61 episodes

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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    • 4.6, 6K Ratings

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.

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
6K Ratings

6K Ratings

mattisimo88 ,

superb

so happy to have come across this podcast. great stories, great reenactments - without being overly dramatic - great execution. thank you for the hard work at producing this fantastic show.

Muchele-/:;()$& ,

Hooked

I just listened to my first episode of this podcast... in a word EXCELLENT!!! I am going to be a regular listener for sure!!!

Kristina108 ,

The Iran-Contra mini series

Overall, this is an excellent podcast that combines storytelling and news to provide compelling deep dives into some of the biggest scandals in our history. And the Iran-Contra series deserves a dedicated callout. I was too young at the time to really comprehend this story as it was happening, and given the current, misshapen narratives that are surrounding the investigations and brazen on-camera admissions of the Trump administration, this story exposes the foundations and fundamentals that have helped to form where we are today. It’s pretty eerie. In particular, hearing the explanation of where the term “post-truth” and the essay it came from were a real punch in the chest. Thank you to those who are involved in putting together this quality work.

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