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.

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.

To learn more visit www.ThisIsCriminal.org

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


94 Pieces

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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
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The story behind the face of New York’s Gilded Age, Evelyn Nesbit.

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 27:24
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The U.S. Navy attempted to develop a shark attack repellant after many sailors were attacked during WWII. The first step was the formation of a “Sh...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 24:15
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SPOILER WARNING: Please listen to our first episode about Sheila, Episode 88: Cold Case, before you listen to this one. This episode contains descr...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 27:44
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In 1984, Sheila Wysocki found herself helping the police investigate the murder of her college roommate. Detectives asked her to help gather inform...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 34:29
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David Dovala has lived in Casper, Wyoming since he was 19. He’s worked all kinds of cases, first as a detective and later as sheriff, but a 1973 mu...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2018
  • Length: 19:42
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As a child, Lawrence Lessig was a gifted singer. His church choir director encouraged him to attend a choir camp at a prestigious boarding school i...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2018
  • Length: 39:03
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Before he was 10 years old, Willie Bosket had skipped school, started fires, picked pockets, and stolen a car. A psychiatrist at Bellevue called hi...

Bought by KVNF and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 26:45
  • Purchases: 2
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In 1993, a family was found murdered in their home. A Maryland police spokesperson described the homicide investigation as the most “exhaustive and...

Bought by HowSound


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 25:03
  • Purchases: 1
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In the 1950s poodles were all the rage – one tabloid even reported that when a girl “makes the big time she traditionally acquires 3 things — minks...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 25:15
  • Purchases: 1
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There is a group in Durham, NC called “Parents of Murdered Children.” This week, we meet three of its members.

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 25:09