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Infamous America

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A weekly History, True Crime and Society podcast featuring Chris Wimmer
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Charles Arthur Floyd grows up on his father’s farm in Oklahoma and travels the southern plains as a field hand during harvest season. But he quickly grows tired of life on the farm. He participates in a small robbery, and then travels to the bi
In the era of some of the most heinous serial killers of all time, one murderous family went curiously unnoticed: The McCrarys. Led by a psychopathic patriarch and his cunning son-in-law, this Texas clan roamed the country robbing, kidnapping,
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The prosecution of Don and Dan Nichols should be simple and easy, but it turns into a circus. The spectacle is heightened by the unstoppable media coverage and the rush to turn the story into a bestselling book or a hit movie. All the while, Ka
As Kari Swenson recovers from her near-fatal ordeal, the FBI and local sheriff’s departments begin the long and difficult manhunt for Don and Dan Nichols. The fugitives have all the advantages, their luck eventually runs out thanks to a keen-ey
It was supposed to be a reality show with a twist. In a sun-drenched villa in Ibiza, six hot guys compete for a cash prize and for the love of the beautiful and mysterious Miriam. It’s meant to be her big break: the moment she becomes the super
Kari Swenson was a world-class athlete with a promising career ahead of her as a biathlete. But in the summer of 1984, she went for a jog in the Big Sky wilderness area south of Bozeman, Montana and encountered two men with guns. They kidnapped
Claude Dallas won’t stay confined for long. After his arrest and conviction for murder, he escapes from prison and goes back on the run. It’s the third manhunt in the short life of Claude Dallas, and this time he lands on the FBI’s Top Ten Most
Veteran journalist Joe Nocera’s neighbor in the Hamptons was a therapist named Ike. Ike counted celebrities and Manhattan elites as his patients. He’d host star-studded parties at his eccentric vacation house. But one summer, Joe discovered tha
The confrontation between Claude Dallas and two Idaho game wardens turns deadly. In the remote Bull Basin area of the huge Owyhee Desert in southwestern Idaho, Dallas races to cover his tracks and escape into the wilderness. He knows every law
Claude Dallas was an old school cowboy in the 20th century. He drifted through the American West and worked at a series of ranches … but he was also on the run from the law. He spent long periods of time alone in the wilderness as a trapper, an
During the 1-900 number craze of the Nineties, one company provided the vast majority of phone sex. American Telnet was an empire founded by the man who called himself “The Telephone Pimp.” He ran the company “like General Motors” and got filth
It’s one of the most haunting murder cases you’ll ever hear about, and it takes place in a small town in Israel. Tair Rada was only 13-years-old when her body was found inside a locked bathroom stall. She was viciously murdered during a school
Steve Kough lived many lives. He was an NFL journeyman, a male model, and one of the most well-connected smugglers in 1980’s Miami, the “Drug Capital of the World." Kough collected many souvenirs from his adventures, but his most treasured boun
The Hatfield-McCoy feud wasn’t the only feud in eastern Kentucky in the late 1800s, not by a long shot. The Martin-Tolliver feud, the French-Eversole feud, and the Baker-Howard feud were three of many that plagued the region for decades. The gu
A small town cop known as “GI Joe” is gunned down in a swamp in the summer of 2015 and quickly becomes a martyr in the national media. But when a dogged investigator and his team set out to get justice, they uncover unsettling secrets about Joe
Weeks of firefights and arrests lead to the Battle of Grapevine. A party of McCoy supporters led by “Bad” Frank Phillips clashes with a party of Hatfield supporters. The consequences push the states of Kentucky and West Virginia to the Supreme
A deadly raid on New Year’s Day launches the bloodiest month of the feud. The Hatfields inflict more casualties on the McCoys, but then the McCoys unleash “Bad” Frank Phillips to hunt down the Hatfields. While raiding parties race across the Tu
What would you do if a singular moment changed your life forever? This is Actually Happening is a weekly podcast from Wondery that features extraordinary life-changing stories told by the people who lived them. We’ve all had powerful moments in
A brutal attack pushes Devil Anse Hatfield to an extreme act of revenge. The feud enters its bloodiest phase, and the consequences force the governors of Kentucky and West Virginia into a showdown. Join Black Barrel+ for early access and bingea
A trial leads to murder. A relationship between a Hatfield young man and a McCoy young woman deepens the divide between the two families. And Devil Anse Hatfield makes new enemies who join the McCoy side of the feud. Thanks to our sponsor, Simp
The most iconic family feud in American history begins in the heart of southern Appalachia. Tensions rise during the years before the Civil War, and then an attack near the end of the war raises the stakes to a fatal level. At that point, there
A big Halloween party at an apartment complex in Redmond, Washington. Themed rooms and costumed partygoers. But by the end of the party, one of the hosts is dead. The police look to the partiers as the prime suspects: was it the guy in the devi
Henry Hill testifies against his friends and begins a new life in the witness protection program. But he doesn’t completely give up his old life, and it causes problems with law enforcement. He writes a book that becomes an iconic movie and he
Paolo is a smart and handsome surgeon, renowned for his ability to perform surgeries that transform his patients’ lives. When television producer Benita covers him for a story, he’ll transform her life too, but not in the ways she expects. As B
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