Criminal

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Criminal is a podcast about crime. Not so much the “if it bleeds, it leads,” kind of crime but something a little more complex. Stories of people who’ve done wrong, been wronged, or gotten caught somewhere in the middle. The show’s producers are full-time radio people, but Criminal is what we do when we go home at night. 

To contact the show's creators, email thisiscriminal@gmail.com.

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94 Pieces

Criminal is a podcast about crime. Not so much the “if it bleeds, it leads,” kind of crime but something a little more complex. Stories of people who’ve done wrong, been wronged, or gotten caught somewhere in the middle.

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Stories of sacrifice, obsession, and the ways in which we make it up as we go along.


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This episode picks up where Episode 100 left off. We suggest you listen to them in order. When Martin McNally met another plane hijacker in prison...

Bought by ABC


  • Added: Nov 05, 2018
  • Length: 22:48
  • Purchases: 1
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On the afternoon of June 23rd, 1972, Martin McNally walked into the St. Louis airport with a wig, a sawed-off rifle, and a plan.

Bought by ABC and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation


  • Added: Nov 05, 2018
  • Length: 31:31
  • Purchases: 2
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There is nothing Richard “Racehorse” Haynes wouldn’t do to win a case. He once held a cattle prod against his skin. He cross examined an empty chai...

Bought by KPIK-LP


  • Added: Nov 05, 2018
  • Length: 27:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Three of America’s most experienced trauma surgeons speak with us about what happens when someone is shot.

  • Added: Nov 05, 2018
  • Length: 20:36
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When Benjamin Ferencz was 27 years old, he prosecuted his very first trial. There were 22 defendants, each of them high-ranking members of Nazi Ger...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2018
  • Length: 25:23
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When Tyler Wetherall was a kid, her mother and father packed up the family car and drove through the night. They were on the run from the FBI. And ...

Bought by KSFR


  • Added: Nov 05, 2018
  • Length: 26:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Not long into his job as prison superintendent, Frank Thompson was asked to write the manual on lethal injection for the state of Oregon. Capital p...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2018
  • Length: 27:04
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Mark Roberts has attended almost every major sporting event in the world. And he’s been escorted off the field almost every time.

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 21:20
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Helen James grew up in a military family – her great great grandfather fought in the Civil War, her father in WWI, and her uncles in WWII. So when ...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 24:39
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This episode picks up where Episode 91 left off. We suggest you listen to them in order. The early 20th century’s biggest murder trial, and a part...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 21:05