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Confronting: O.J. Simpson with Kim Goldman artwork

Confronting: O.J. Simpson with Kim Goldman

17 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 8K ratings
25 years after the crimes that ignited the "Trial of the Century" Kim Goldman, sister of murder victim Ron Goldman, is digging deep into the vicious crime that changed her life, and many ot...
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ChannelB پادکست فارسی

72 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 4.9K ratings
در هر اپیزود پادکست فارسی چنل‌بی گزارش یک ماجرای واقعی را به نقل از یک رسانه‌ی معتبر انگلیسی‌زبان برای شما تعریف می‌کنیم.
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Swindled

47 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 4.2K ratings
Utilizes narrative storytelling, archival audio, and immersive soundscapes to explore true stories of white-collar criminals, con artists, and corporate evil. From corruption and fraud to Ponzi sch...
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This Land

10 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 4.1K ratings
An 1839 assassination of a Cherokee leader. A 1999 small town murder. Two crimes collide in a Supreme Court case that will decide the fate of one man and nearly half of the land in Oklahoma. Hoste...
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The Thread

42 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★ - 1.1K ratings
Explore history’s interlocking lives and events. Turn back the clock, one story at a time. Discover how various strands are woven together to create a historic figure, a big idea or an unth...
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Carruth

10 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★★ - 921 ratings
The "miracle" began Nov. 16, 1999, when Cherica Adams was shot four times in Charlotte, N.C. A hitman tried to murder Adams, the girlfriend of NFL star Rae Carruth, and their unborn son, Chancello...
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Thunder Bay

8 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 914 ratings
The highest homicide rate in the country. A mayor and his wife charged with extortion. A police chief put on trial for obstruction of justice. Nine tragic deaths of Indigenous teenagers. Why does...
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Larger Than Life

19 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★ - 735 ratings
In 1960s Los Angeles, after the catastrophic Watts riots, an outsized character emerged — one who found an unexpected way to unite people across race and class. Odds are you’ve never heard ...
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Ephemeral

17 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 506 ratings
The best source on our cultural identity is not the official, historical record — ask any anthropologist, it’s the town dump. Ephemera — those things that were just barely saved, and in some cases ...
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There Goes the Neighborhood

27 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 470 ratings
A podcast about how and why gentrification happens. Season 3, produced in partnership with WLRN, Miami’s public radio station, introduces us to “climate gentrification,” reporting about the ways cl...
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Unravel True Crime: Snowball

35 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 468 ratings
Unravel True Crime is a podcast where, each season, some of Australia's best journalists investigate unsolved crimes. Season 4: Snowball tells how an average family's encoun...
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Aftereffect

11 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★★ - 374 ratings
In summer 2016, a police shooting upended the life of Arnaldo Rios Soto, a 26-year-old, non-speaking, autistic man. Aftereffect is Arnaldo’s story – a hidden world of psych wards, physical abuse an...
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Hi-Phi Nation

34 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★★ - 338 ratings
Hi-Phi Nation is philosophy in story-form, integrating narrative journalism with big ideas. We look at stories from everyday life, law, science, popular culture, and strange corners of human experi...
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Letters From War

8 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 years ago - ★★★★★ - 218 ratings
Hundreds of letters, written between brothers fighting in the Pacific during World War II. Almost one a day, for every day of the war. In this podcast, you’ll hear the story of these brothers — the...
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BLACK HANDS - A family mass murder

15 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★ - 211 ratings
This is the story of a mass-murder that divided a nation - a story that began in a rickety old home on a cold June morning in 1994, where five members of a seemingly ordinary New Zealand family wer...
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Other: Mixed Race in America

6 episodes - Latest episode: almost 3 years ago - ★★★★★ - 163 ratings
This five-part miniseries explores what happens when your parents come from two different countries, cultures, or races. Host Alex Laughlin shares her own stories and interviews multiracial people ...
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Finding Drago

11 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 126 ratings
The discovery of a bizarre book about the ROCKY film franchise is the first thread of a mystery about Ivan Drago, the underground world of fan fiction and fake identities. ...
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Self Evident: Asian America's Stories

10 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 116 ratings
Self Evident challenges the narratives of where we come from, where we belong, and where we're going — by telling Asian America's stories. With host Cathy Erway, we present reported narratives, per...
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Reckonings

30 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 105 ratings
How do we change our hearts and minds? What moves us to shift our political worldviews, transcend extremism, and bring our values into the workplace? Reckonings is an exploration of how we look i...
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Charm City

5 episodes - Latest episode: over 1 year ago - ★★★★★ - 97 ratings
The New York Times and the team behind “The Daily” present a five-part series about the life and death of a Baltimore teenager known as Nook, who was fatally shot by a police officer a year...
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Bleeped

7 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 78 ratings
Imagine being arrested for taking pictures of a farm, harassed for reading a storybook to children, or jailed for displaying a photograph in a museum. Censorship like this seems unimaginabl...
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Clouded

23 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 71 ratings
The Podcast Where Internet Meets Mystery We dive deep into internet mysteries, trying to decipher fact from fiction. ETH donations: 0xaBEC13f723979cdB1ba69c66C1b831EcD7e7eaD5 Support this podcas...
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Smoked

7 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★★ - 71 ratings
In the 1980s, racing prodigy Randy Lanier shot to stardom at the Indy 500—and funded his racing through a secret double life as one of the biggest pot kingpins in American history. Now, after serv...
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Incarceration, Inc. with Van Jones

5 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 71 ratings
Go behind the numbers of mass incarceration in America, in this 4-part series hosted by CNN's Van Jones. Hear from a range of voices, as Van and his guests explore what's behind the staggering numb...
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Soonish

30 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 70 ratings
The future is shaped by technology—but technology is shaped by us. Every month, Soonish brings you stories showing how the choices we make together forge the technological world of tomorrow. From M...
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70 Million

24 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 68 ratings
This award-winning podcast documents how locals are addressing the role of jails in their backyards. Reporters travel around the country and hear from people directly impacted by their encounter wi...
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UNGENTRIFIED with Kent Johnson

49 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 65 ratings
UNGENTRIFIED takes a pure, unfiltered view on pop culture, music, tv & film, politics, current events, and topics central to the worldwide Black community. A safe audio space for celebrating Black...
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She's So Cool

24 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 65 ratings
She's So Cool is a female empowerment podcast about women whose stories will inspire you to embrace who you are, love yourself fiercely, and pursue your dreams. The women featured on this show are ...
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Imagine all the People

7 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 62 ratings
Welcome to Imagine all the People. Have you ever walked down a busy street and noticed all the people? All these different people, each with their own individual story, bumping into each other at ...
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The Multiverse: a Podcast about Tribalism in America

38 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 61 ratings
The Multiverse is a podcast about modern tribalism in America. 3 Seasons: DC Politics, Cannabis, & the "Mom Tribe."