80 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 Grim & Mild

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    • 4.5 • 2.2K Ratings

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.

    Lavender Haze

    Lavender Haze

    In the 1950s the United States launched a witch hunt, and it's not at all what you think.
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    • 29 min
    Hungry For Justice

    Hungry For Justice

    What would you do when faced with a life-or-death situation? Alferd Packer had to answer this question for himself, and do something that is -- for many -- unthinkable. 
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    • 30 min
    A Morbid Obsession

    A Morbid Obsession

    The story of a man who loved his mother. Too much.
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    • 31 min
    Like The Wind

    Like The Wind

    When the bicycle was invented it did more than simply change people's lives, leisure and mobility. It ignited a controversy over traditional gender roles. One woman set out to change all that.
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    • 25 min
    Louder Than A Riot

    Louder Than A Riot

    The fight for equal rights was long and slow until one day a fight broke out with police, culminating in a riot. What happened next is history.
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    • 28 min
    A Deadly Isle

    A Deadly Isle

    Prussian immigrant Louis Wagner came to America hoping to make a better life for himself. Working as a fisherman in the Isle of Shoals it seemed he was living the dream, until he found himself down on his luck.
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    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
2.2K Ratings

2.2K Ratings

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I can’t explain

I can’t explain it, but her voice stirs so much emotion in me. I don’t think I’ve ever cried because of a podcast, but she managed to pull ALL the emotion from these tragedies that happened decades ago. If I could give this 10 stars I would.

I cried all the way through “Under The Weather”. My cat looked at me like I was insane. I looked at me like I was insane.

I hope Willis Moore is living the eternity he deserves. 👏🏻🙅🏻‍♀️🔥

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