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Serial killers. Gangsters. Gunslingers. Victorian-era murderers. And that's just the tip of the iceberg. Each week, the Most Notorious podcast features true-life tales of crime, criminals, tragedies and disasters throughout history. This is an interview show, spotlighting authors and historians who have studied their subjects for years, and whose stories are offered with unique insight, detail, and historical accuracy.

Most Notorious! A True Crime History Podcast Blue Ewe Media

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Serial killers. Gangsters. Gunslingers. Victorian-era murderers. And that's just the tip of the iceberg. Each week, the Most Notorious podcast features true-life tales of crime, criminals, tragedies and disasters throughout history. This is an interview show, spotlighting authors and historians who have studied their subjects for years, and whose stories are offered with unique insight, detail, and historical accuracy.

    The 1950 Murder of JoAnn Dewey w/ Pat Jollota - A True Crime History Podcast

    The 1950 Murder of JoAnn Dewey w/ Pat Jollota - A True Crime History Podcast

    In March of 1950, a young woman named JoAnn Dewey, trying to get home, was beaten and kidnapped on a Vancouver, Washington street corner, in full view of witnesses. None lifted a finger to help. A week later her body would turn up in a river a few miles away. 
    My guest is Pat Jollota, author of "The Murder of JoAnn Dewey in Vancouver, Washington". She joins me to share the tragic story of JoAnn's murder, and how investigators finally found her killers. 
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    • 1 hr 8 min
    James Jesse Strang: Con Man, Mormon Prophet and the "King of Heaven & Earth" w/ Miles Harvey - A True Crime History Podcast

    James Jesse Strang: Con Man, Mormon Prophet and the "King of Heaven & Earth" w/ Miles Harvey - A True Crime History Podcast

    1840s America produced some colorful characters, and none more so than James Jesse Strang. After declaring himself a Mormon prophet, Strang moved his small congregation to Michigan's Beaver Island, proclaimed himself king, and created a criminal enterprise, before finally meeting his death at the hands of his own followers. 
    My guest, bestselling author Miles Harvey, shares some astonishing stories about one of America's very first confidence men. His book is called "The King of Confidence: A Tale of Utopian Dreamers, Frontier Schemers, True Believers, False Prophets, and the Murder of an American Monarch". 
     More information on the author and his book can be found at his website: milesharvey.com .
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    The Sensational 1937 Disappearance of Alice Parsons w/ Steven C. Drielak - A True Crime History Podcast

    The Sensational 1937 Disappearance of Alice Parsons w/ Steven C. Drielak - A True Crime History Podcast

    On the morning of June 10, 1937, New York heiress Alice Parsons disappeared off the face of the earth.  Investigators almost immediately suspected that Anna Kupryanova, the Russian housekeeper, and Alice's husband, William Parsons, knew more than they were letting on. 
    My guest is former NYPD detective and Hot Zone Attribution specialist Steven C. Drielak, and his book is called "Long Island’s Vanished Heiress: The Unsolved Alice Parsons Kidnapping". He shares his research and personal theories about one of New York's greatest unsolved mysteries.
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    • 1 hr 14 min
    1918 Arizona's Deadly Power Cabin Shootout w/ Heidi Osselaer - A True Crime History Podcast

    1918 Arizona's Deadly Power Cabin Shootout w/ Heidi Osselaer - A True Crime History Podcast

    On February 10, 1918, the Power family, holed up in their cabin in Arizona's isolated Galiuro Mountains, suddenly found themselves surrounded by a small posse. Lawmen were there to arrest two of the Power sons for draft evasion. After a few minutes of confusion, a shootout ensued, tragically ending with four casualties. Adding to the drama, the only daughter of the family had died under mysterious circumstances two months earlier. 
    My guest is Heidi Osselaer, retired professor and author. Her book is called "Arizona's Deadliest Gunfight: Draft Resistance & Tragedy at the Power Cabin, 1918". She was also a consultant on the award-winning documentary, Powers War.
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    • 1 hr 17 min
    The Peaky Blinders: Fact Vs. Fiction w/ Carl Chinn - A True Crime History Podcast

    The Peaky Blinders: Fact Vs. Fiction w/ Carl Chinn - A True Crime History Podcast

    My guest on this episode has a very personal connection to the subject of his many decades of research. His great-grandfather was a member of one of the Peaky Blinders gangs that terrorized the city of Birmingham in the late 1800s. 
    British historian Carl Chinn, author of "Peaky Blinders: The Real Story" and its sequel, "Peaky Blinders: The Legacy", joins me not only to share some of the history of the many gangs that battled each other in turn of the twentieth century England, but also to dispel many of the historical inaccuracies from the popular Peaky Blinders television series. 
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    • 54 min
    A Shocking New Look at the 1932 Lindbergh Kidnapping & Murder w/ Lise Pearlman - A True Crime History Podcast

    A Shocking New Look at the 1932 Lindbergh Kidnapping & Murder w/ Lise Pearlman - A True Crime History Podcast

    Bruno Richard Hauptmann was tried, convicted and executed for the kidnapping and murder of Charlie Lindbergh, son of famed aviator Charles Lindbergh and his wife Anne. However my guest, Lise Pearlman, author of "The Lindbergh Kidnapping Suspect No. 1: The Man Who Got Away" believes that not only was Hauptmann innocent, but something far more sinister likely happened to the little boy, at the hands of someone inside the Lindbergh's New Jersey farmhouse on that fateful night of March 1st, 1932. 
    More information on Lise and her books can be found at her website here: www.lisepearlman.com
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    • 1 hr 16 min

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