Swindled
Swindled
Nov 22, 2020
The Spill (Deepwater Horizon)
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An explosion on a deep water drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico leads to the largest oil spill in United States history.


Prelude: More than 3.4 million barrels of crude oil leak into the ocean after an accident at the Ixtoc I well.


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S701: The Real Donnie Brasco
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This Is Actually Happening
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Wondery
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“You just think this is a nightmare, and then you realize nope this is my life, this is real.” Producers: Whit Missildine, Andrew Waits Episode Summary: A mother faces the ultimate tragedy at the hands of those who are supposed to protect and serve.   Today’s episode featured Taun Hall. To find out more about Taun and Miles and the Miles Hall Foundation, go to justiceformileshall.org. There you can see the video mentioned in the episode, donate to the campaign, learn more about the case or get involved. You can also join the community on Instagram @justiceformileshall or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/justiceformileshall Social Media: Instagram: @actuallyhappening Website: www.thisisactuallyhappening.com Andrew Waits: http://andrdewwaits.com/ Support the Show: Support The Show on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/happening Engage with the Community: Join the This Is Actually Happening Discussion Group on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/201783687561039/ Shop at the Store: The This Is Actually Happening online store is now officially open. Follow this link https://www.teepublic.com/stores/this-is-actually-happening-store?ref_id=9467 to access branded t-shirts, posters, stickers and more from the shop.  Content/Trigger Warnings: mental illness, racism, violence, murder, police brutality, explicit language Intro Music: "Illabye" – Tipper Music Bed: “Re-Entry” – Lee Rosevere   Services If you or someone you know is struggling with the effects of trauma or mental illness, please refer to the following resources. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255  National Alliance on Mental Illness: 1-800-950-6264 National Sexual Assault Hotline (RAINN): 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) Crisis Text Line: Within the US, text HOME to 741741
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Casefile True Crime
Casefile True Crime
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End of Year Message
Casefile will be back in early February, but for now, the team is taking a brief break to enjoy the holidays and process the unprecedented year that was 2020. All of us here at Casefile would like to thank you, our listeners, for your time, your feedback, and your encouragement. Your ongoing support is what enables us to keep this show going and we truly appreciate each and every one of you.  If you’re looking for other shows to listen to over the break, please consider looking into the Casefile Presents catalogue.  https://casefilepresents.com/ Shows we’ve produced include Silent Waves, What’s Missing, The Vanishing of Vivienne Cameron and 10 Casefile episodes that have been translated and recorded in Portuguese by an anonymous Brazilian narrator.  https://silentwavespodcast.com/ https://whatsmissingpodcast.com/ https://phillipislandpodcast.com/ https://casefilepodcast.com/portuguese/ If you’re interested in learning more about podcast production, our producer Mike has started his own YouTube channel where he shares insights about podcasting and his behind-the-scenes work at Casefile. Visit his channel, Mike Migas on YouTube, to watch his videos or head to his website. https://mikemigas.com/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCz-FRglF9UiGK_58XBDQQDw Casefile writer Eileen Ormsby has also written a number of true crime books, which make for great gifts or a way to keep occupied over the holidays. A number of Eileen’s books feature extended and updated stories originally researched and written for Casefile. So be sure to check those out on Amazon or at your local bookstore.  https://allthingsvice.com/ We’ll be posting news about our 2021 schedule on social media. So keep an eye out for updates on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. https://www.facebook.com/casefile https://twitter.com/case_file https://www.instagram.com/casefilepodcast/ The entire Casefile team would like to wish everybody a very Merry Christmas, happy holidays and a safe and happy new year. See you in 2021!
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Criminal & Radiotopia
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The Minds of Madness - True Crime Stories
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The Minds of Madness | Wondery
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Stuff You Missed in History Class
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iHeartRadio
Olympe de Gouges
Olympe de Gouges is known primarily for her 1791 pamphlet “Declaration of the Rights of Woman and the Citizen.” But her writing and political activity went far beyond that one pamphlet, and she was actually executed for a completely different reason. Tracy's Research: Douglas, Allen. "Gouges, Olympe de 1748–1793." Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender, edited by Fedwa Malti-Douglas, vol. 2, Macmillan Reference USA, 2007, pp. 657-658. Gale In Context: Global Issues, link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX2896200277/GPS?u=mlin_n_melpub&sid=GPS&xid=2979d54d. Accessed 5 Jan. 2021. "Marie-Olympe de Gouges." Encyclopedia of World Biography Online, vol. 23, Gale, 2003. Gale In Context: Biography, link.gale.com/apps/doc/K1631008043/GPS?u=mlin_n_melpub&sid=GPS&xid=01a0e821. Accessed 5 Jan. 2021. HESSE, CARLA. "Gouges, Olympe de." Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire, edited by John Merriman and Jay Winter, vol. 2, Charles Scribner's Sons, 2006, pp. 993-996. Gale In Context: World History, link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX3446900357/GPS?u=mlin_n_melpub&sid=GPS&xid=a40a2b9c. Accessed 5 Jan. 2021. "Marie-Olympe De Gouges." Historic World Leaders, edited by Anne Commire, Gale, 1994. Gale In Context: Biography, link.gale.com/apps/doc/K1616000246/GPS?u=mlin_n_melpub&sid=GPS&xid=110589b6. Accessed 5 Jan. 2021. Lyons, Matthew. “Execution of a Feminist.” History Today. Vol. 70, Issue 11, November 2020. https://www.historytoday.com/archive/months-past/execution-feminist Columbia College. “Olympe de Gouges.” https://www.college.columbia.edu/core/content/olympe-de-gouges Kuiper, Kathleen et al. “Olympe de Gouges: Additional Information.” Encyclopedia Britannica. https://www.britannica.com/biography/Olympe-de-Gouges/additional-info#content-5 Woolfrey, Joan. “Olympe de Gouges (1748—1793).” Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. https://iep.utm.edu/gouges/ “The Trial of Olympe de Gouges,” LIBERTY, EQUALITY, FRATERNITY: EXPLORING THE FRENCH REVOUTION, accessed January 7, 2021, https://revolution.chnm.org/d/488. Vanpée, Janie. “Performing Justice: The Trials of Olympe de Gouges.” Theatre Journal. Volume 51, Number 1, March 1999. Via Project Muse. https://muse.jhu.edu/article/34586 Diamond, Marie Josephine. “Olympe de Gouges and the French Revolution: Construction of Gender as Critique.” Dialectical Anthropology , 1990, Vol. 15, No. 2/3 (1990). Via JSTOR. https://www.jstor.org/stable/29790339 Nielsen, Wendy C. “Staging Rousseau's Republic: French Revolutionary Festivals and Olympe de Gouges.” The Eighteenth Century , FALL 2002, Vol. 43. Via JSTOR. https://www.jstor.org/stable/41467908 Scott, Joan Wallach. “French Feminists and the Rights of 'Man': Olympe de Gouges's Declarations.” History Workshop , Autumn, 1989, No. 28 (Autumn, 1989). Via JSTOR. https://www.jstor.org/stable/4288921 Brown, Gregory S. “The Self-Fashionings of Olympe de Gouges, 1784-1789.” Eighteenth-Century Studies, Volume 34, Number 3, Spring 2001. Via Project Muse. https://doi.org/10.1353/ecs.2001.0019 Mousset, Sophie. “Women's Rights and the French Revolution: A Biography of Olympe De Gouges.” Routledge; 1st edition, July 2017.   Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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