1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries Podcast

1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries Podcast

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KILLING MATA HARI
May 20 • 64 min
“Killing Mata Hari” tells the true story of Margaretha Geertruda Zelle, known to most of us as Mata Hari, the dancer supposedly turned spy and definitely executed in 1917. Much information has come to light about her, telling a poignant story of a…
THE LOST CITY OF Z
May 13 • 56 min
“The Lost City of Z” is featured here along with “George Washington’s Boyhood Rules of Behavior” from 1001 Classic Short Stories and Tales as the bonus episode for this week. The Lost City of Z, popularized by the recent book and resulting movie…
ALL LISTENERS- KINDLE E-READER GIVEAWAY CONTEST-DETAILS HERE
May 11 • 1 min
Hello Everyone- ANNOUNCING THE KINDLE E-READER GIVEAWAY CONTEST On June 16th we will draw a lucky e-mail address from our Premium Subscriber list and they will win an Amazon Kindle Paperwhite E-Reader w/ a 6” Hi-Res Display, lighted, with WiFi, and a…
BLACK SAM BELLAMY AND THE WRECK OF THE WHYDAH (AND BONUS EPISODE)
May 6 • 61 min
“Black Sam Bellamy and the Wreck of the Whydah” tells the story of the notorious pirate Sam Bellamy, who, according to Forbes Magazine, acquired more stolen wealth than any pirate in his time. He was only involved in piracy for one year,…
THE RAT PACK (PT 3) AND NOW, THE END IS NEAR
Apr 29 • 75 min
In “The Rat Pack”, Part 3, the conclusion of the story of the group of entertainers that held Las Vegas in their sway in the 50’s and 60’s- Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. Peter Lawford, and Joey Bishop. Subjects: Frank, Peter, and…
THE RAT PACK (PT II): DEAN, SAMMY, FRANK, JOEY & PALS
Apr 22 • 57 min
“The Rat Pack II: Dean, Sammy, Frank, Joey & Pals” covers: Dean Martins rise to fame and his broke days in Manhattan~The making of “Everybody Loves Somebody Sometime”~Sammy’s start in showbiz at age 3, and his rise to fame~ Sammy’s stint in the…
A SCONSET BEACH STORY
Apr 15 • 18 min
” A Sconset Beach Story” tells the story of a young Jewish immigrant named David Sarnoff, whose first job was operating a Marconi wireless station in Nantucket, his rescue from drowning, his receiving and relaying the news from the Titanic, and his…
THE RAT PACK (PT 1): FRANK’S WORLD
Apr 15 • 35 min
The Rat Pack (Part 1): Frank’s World begins with the the man who was always at the center of the group- Frank Sinatra- his meteoric rise to stardom by 1945, when he was a teen idol hounded by thousands of screaming bobby soxers (10 years before…
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND: THE INCREDIBLE STORY THAT INSPIRED THE FAMOUS SPIELBERG MOVIE
Apr 8 • 54 min
“Close Encounters of the Third Kind: The Incredible Story That Inspired the Spielberg Movie”, tells of Project Serpo, a top-secret U.S. government program that arranged an exchange program with aliens that sent 12 astronauts to a planet 40 light years…
UNSOLVED MYSTERIES: CATTLE MUTILATIONS, UFO’S & BLACK OPS
Apr 1 • 80 min
“Unsolved Mysteries: Cattle Mutilations, UFO’s & Black Ops” reveals the story of the still unsolved 10,000+ cattle mutilations which have been taking place in the U.S. for over 50 years, and the efforts by both the FBI and independent…
ALL BLOOD RUNS RED (PT III): THE TRUE STORY OF EUGENE BULLARD, THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN FIGHTER PILOT
Mar 25 • 25 min
In “All Blood Runs Red Part III”, we tell the story of Bullard’s escape from war torn France to Spain and then Portugal, where, suffering from wounds and exhaustion, he is placed upon a ship bound for New York. Upon reaching New York, he reunites with…
URBAN LEGENDS VI
Mar 22 • 34 min
“Urban Legends VI” is the all new sixth installment in our popular Urban Legends Series at 1001 Heroes. (Get the first five at 1001 Stories For The Road). Contains: “Good Luck “DeceaMr. Gorsky” Neil Armstrong legend~”The Exploding Toilet”~”Don’t…
ROLES AND MISSIONS: VIETNAM TO PRESENT AUTHOR INTERVIEW
Mar 18 • 69 min
ROLES AND MISSIONS:VIETNAM TO PRESENT. Former Air Force Chief of Staff and 4 Star General Tony McPeak discusses his latest book ROLES AND MISSIONS and America’s readiness from Vietnam to today’s North Korea in this frank interview. Some highlights:…
THE MILLIONAIRE’S UNIT: A WWI DOCUMENTARY
Mar 14 • 42 min
“The Millionaire’s Unit”- The story of the First Yale Unit- an all volunteer combat flying unit comprised of Yale students and alumnae who entered WWI as US Naval combat pilots. In this episode 1001 interviews documentary co-producer Ron King, whose…
ALL BLOOD RUNS RED (PT II): THE STORY OF EUGENE JACQUES BULLARD
Mar 11 • 46 min
“All Blood Runs Red” (Pt 2): Eugene Bullard: The first African American fighter pilot in History Part II (of three) covers Bullard’s wounding while fighting at Verdun with the French Foreign Legion, his transfer to the French Air Corps and service…
ALL BLOOD RUNS RED (PT 1) THE INCREDIBLE TRUE STORY OF EUGENE JACQUES BULLARD:THE WORLD’S FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN FIGHTER PILOT
Mar 4 • 27 min
“All Blood Runs Red: The Incredible True Story of Eugene Bullard”. WWI & II war hero in France, and the first American born African-American man to become a fighter pilot, Eugene Jacques Bullard was a living legend in France, and a virtual unknown…
HOW TO MASTER (AND EVEN ENJOY) DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS
Feb 25 • 45 min
1001 Stories Network App is Now Available
Feb 23 • 3 min
BECOMING GEORGE WASHINGTON
Feb 22 • 25 min
This 2016 interview with author Steven Yost reveals a lot about GW’s younger days. Happy Birthday, George Washington, born Feb 22, 1732
IWO JIMA (PT 2): NIGHTMARE IN THE PACIFIC
Feb 18 • 53 min
Part two of Iwo Jima: Nightmare in the Pacific covers the story of the fighting as well as the raising of the first and second flags on Mt. Surabachi, including the stories of the mistaken identities of the flag raisers and that of marine pfc. Ira Hayes.…
ANATOMY OF A GENOCIDE
Feb 11 • 45 min
This interview with author Omer Bartov provides a window to history for anyone who wants to understand how genocide begins and what is being done about it. Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/Anatomy-Genocide-Death-called-Buczacz/dp/1451684553 Enjoy…
IWO JIMA (PT 1): NIGHTMARE IN THE PACIFIC
Feb 4 • 70 min
IWO JIMA: NIGHTMARE IN THE PACIFIC (PT I): the US makes the tough decision to attack the well-fortified island of Iwo Jima, and does so beginning on Feb. 18th, 1945, with heavy losses. This episode covers the US attack through day one. Conclusion…
BRAVE YOUNG HEROES AUTHOR INTERVIEW w BOLAJI OYEJIDE
Jan 21 • 34 min
Brave Young Heroes- Author Interview-Kids Are Heroes Too! Bolaji Oyejide has wriiten over 50 books for children and young adults in his “Brave Young Heroes” series- giving us stories that help young people face big challenges by letting them…
ANASTASIA (PT II): THE LAST DAYS OF THE ROMANOV FAMILY 1917-1918
Jan 14 • 77 min
Anastasia (Pt II): The Last Days of the Romanov Family. Combines the story of the event called “The Miracle of the Sun”, a series of heavenly apparations culminating in a pre-announced miracle witnessed by tens of thousands on October 13th,…
ANASTASIA, RASPUTIN, AND THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION : THE TRUE STORY (PT 1)
Jan 7 • 43 min
The 21st Century Fox/Disney epic fantasy Anastasia thrilled audiences worldwide and garnered $300 million in profits for movie producers, but the real story of the Grand Dutchess Anastasia’s demise and that of her childhood spiritual advisor Rasputin…
THE LEGEND OF THE LOST DUTCHMAN MINE (PT 2)
Dec 31, 2017 • 53 min
The legend gains national attention when a prospector named Adolph Ruth turns up missing, a search ensues, and 6 months later his skull is discovered with a bullet hole in it. From this point on “get rich quick” prospectors begin to flood the mountains,…
THE LEGEND OF THE LOST DUTCHMAN MINE (PART ONE)
Dec 20, 2017 • 31 min
A fabulous treasure in gold hidden deep in the Superstition Mountains of Arizona and protected by an old Apache curse has led hundreds of men to their deaths in its pursuit. (Part 1).
1001 Links, Websites, Facebook, Twitter, App
Dec 14, 2017 • 2 min
2018 is going to be an exciting year at 1001 Stories Podcast network! Changes: 1001 Classic Short Stories has a new web address: www.1001classicshortstories.com 1001 Stories For the Road has a new web address: www.1001storiesfortheroad.com 1001 Heroes…
ITS A WONDERFUL LIFE : THE BACKSTORY & THE MESSAGE~ FEATURING OUR INTERVIEW W/ KAROLYN GRIMES WILKERSON (ZUZU BAILEY)
Dec 3, 2017 • 70 min
The backstory to Frank Capra’s film masterpiece “It’s a Wonderful Life” featuring an exclusive interview with Karolyn Grimes Wilkerson, who played Zuzu Bailey in the film, and ended the movie with the memorable line : “Look, Daddy. Teacher says every t…
WAS MY BROTHER IN THE BATTLE?
Nov 26, 2017 • 48 min
Six hundred thousand men died or were wounded in the American Civil War. Just as many families were affected. Mothers, fathers, sisters, and brothers all felt the hopelessness of not knowing if their sons and brothers would ever come home. Steven Foste…
OPERATION MARKETGARDEN (PT II): A BRIDGE NOT TOO FAR: SPIES, LIES, AND ALIBIS
Nov 19, 2017 • 107 min
The two part story of a bold plan to strike the heart of Germany by dropping 36,000 British, Canadian, Polish, and American paratroopers in German controlled Holland in Sept 1944. Dedicated to the men who never made it back, this story doesn’t pull any…
OPERATION MARKETGARDEN: A BRIDGE TOO FAR (PT 1) #WWII
Nov 12, 2017 • 50 min
The two part story of a bold plan to strike the heart of Germany by dropping 36,000 British, Canadian, Polish, and American paratroopers in German controlled Holland in Sept 1944. Dedicated to the men who never made it back, this story doesn’t pull any…
AMERICAN RIPPER: WAS HH HOLMES JACK THE RIPPER?
Nov 5, 2017 • 64 min
Part 4 of our Jack The Ripper series features an exclusive interview with Jeff Mudgett, host of AE/History Channel’s recent 8 episode documentary on the life and crimes of Herman Webster Mudgett, better known as H.H. Holmes, serial killer, and evidence…
GHOST HUNTING HISTORY’S HOTSPOTS WITH ROBB DEMAREST
Oct 29, 2017 • 69 min
They’re out there, if you look in the right places, and Robb Demarest has been to most of them. largely as a part of SciFy Network’s show Ghost Hunters International, but also on behalf of a number of public and private interests. You will enjoy this …
JACK THE RIPPER (PT III): PRIME SUSPECT: DR. TUMBLETY
Oct 22, 2017 • 63 min
Ripper Suspect #1: Author Michael Hawley, author of “The Ripper’s Haunts”, discusses his new evidence on the only Ripper suspect that provides all these proven matches:1), Was held by police as a suspect in the Ripper murders, 2), jumped bond and e…
FRANKENSTEIN: THE INCREDIBLE STORY BEHIND THE STORY
Oct 15, 2017 • 58 min
The story of Frankenstein, a murderous monster created from inanimate parts by an overreaching doctor, first published in 1820, was a major success worldwide, and has spawned countless books, movies, and debates regarding the limits we place on man’s…
JACK THE RIPPER (PT II): THE KILLER UNMASKED
Oct 8, 2017 • 110 min
JACK THE RIPPER: BRITAIN’S GREATEST UNSOLVED MYSTERY (PT 1): MAYHEM IN WHITECHAPEL
Oct 1, 2017 • 96 min
In August of 1888 an outbreak of brutal crimes began that shocked Victorian England and put Scotland Yard back on its heels. One man, apparently acting alone, was butchering prostitutes in the poor Whitechapel area in London’s East End, and the police …
SPECIAL EPISODE: INSIDE CHASING EARHART: 1001 HEROES INTERVIEWS CHRIS WILLIAMSON
Sep 24, 2017 • 29 min
In this special release, 1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries Podcast interviews Chris Williamson, Project Creator of Chasing Earhart, the documentary group which is planning a multi-part television documentary on the life of Amelia Earhart, foc…
TSUNAMI! (PT I): WAVES OF DEATH
Sep 17, 2017 • 70 min
Deep below the surface of the Indian Ocean, near the island of Sumatra, two portions of the Earth’s crust which had been pushing against each other for the past milennia, one plate, actually the India Plate, gave way along a 1,000 mile faultline, creat…
(PT II) UNSUNG HEROES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION: SNIPERS, SPIES, WOMEN WARRIORS & GUERRILLA FIGHTERS
Sep 10, 2017 • 65 min
The incredible true stories of the unsung heroes and heroines of the American Revolution, men and women of all colors and from all stations in life, who came together to fight for a common cause-liberty. This episode includes the stories of: Francis M…
UNSUNG HEROES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION (PT I): WASHINGTON’S SPIES
Sep 3, 2017 • 54 min
Few people leaving the Banana Republic Store at 66th and 3rd st Manhattan, NY, stop to notice the plaque on the outside wall that mentions the spot less than 100 yards away where courageous young Nathan Hale spoke his famous last words “I regret that h.
THE COMMANDO RAID ON ST. NAZAIRE: THE MOST DARING RAID OF WWII
Aug 27, 2017 • 56 min
The St. Nazaire Raid, also known as Operation Chariot, was a British Amphibious attack on the heavily defended Normandie drydock at St. Nazaire on March 26th, 1942. The objective of the raid was to destroy the drydock in German-held St. Nazaire, thus…
WHEN KNIGHTHOOD STOOD FOR COURAGE, HONOR, AND HUMILITY
Aug 20, 2017 • 77 min
When David Bowie turned down the Queen’s offer of Knighthood, society recoiled in shock when he refused it, saying that it really should go to heroes. Many in England agreed, arguing that heroes like 95 year old Johnny Johnson, the last survivor of …
AMELIA EARHART: AMERICA’S GREATEST AVIATION MYSTERY: (PT II) CRASH, CAPTURE & COVER-UP
Aug 13, 2017 • 74 min
“Amelia Earhart (pt. 2) Crash, Capture & Cover-Up”: Our Story: In AMELIA EARHART PT II we will discuss a mountain of witness (direct and indirect) testimony telling us that Earhart and Noonan survived their crash and were taken to Japanese…
TOM HORN: THE TRUE STORY OF A WESTERN LEGEND (2017)
Aug 6, 2017 • 60 min
He was the man who Geronimo trusted and respected enough to arrange his surrender to Gatewood and Miles. He was there when Ed Schefflin discovered a rich load of gold and gave Tombstone its name. In his life he was a scout and interpreter for the US Ca…
AMELIA EARHART (PT 1): AMERICA’S GREATEST AVIATION MYSTERY : CRASH, CAPTURE, AND COVER-UP
Jul 30, 2017 • 71 min
A trail of Naval Intelligence photos, airplane parts, and witnesses to Amelia Earhart’s crash landing on Barre Reef at Milii Atoll in the Marshalls point to the fact she and Fred Noonan survived their flight only to end up as prisoners of the Japanes…
REINCARNATION AND KARMA: THE EDGAR CAYCE INTERVIEWS
Jul 26, 2017 • 61 min
The Edgar Cayce Interviews at 1001 Heroes Podcast
DREAMS- DO THEY MATTER? AND WHAT THEY TELL US: THE EDGAR CAYCE INTERVIEWS
Jul 23, 2017 • 65 min
ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS & MYSTERIES : THE EDGAR CAYCE READINGS
Jul 16, 2017 • 63 min
The first of a multi-part series based upon the readings of the most prolific psychic of the 20th century- Edgar Cayce. The interviews were done with leading authors and experts at The Edgar Cayce Association For Research & Enlightenment. Edgar Cayce …
THE BATTLE OF GUADALCANAL: HELL IN THE PACIFIC #WWII #GUADALCANAL
Jul 9, 2017 • 88 min
The Battle of Guadalcanal, an air, land, and sea battle fought in the Pacific between August 7th and February 9th of 1942, was the first major offensive of WWII that tested American land forces vs. the Japanaese Imperial Army. It was a hard, brutal co…
FORREST FENN’S HIDDEN TREASURE
Jul 2, 2017 • 52 min
Welcome to another episode from 1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries-this one, a triple play of our 1001 Stories For The Road shows- and here’s what we have on tap for this episode:First up is Forrest Fenns Hidden Treasure, and this is a true s.
NEVER CALL ME A HERO: AUTHOR INTERVIEW (#THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY)
Jun 25, 2017 • 55 min
An interview with co-authors Dr. Timothy and Laura Orr, discussing their new best-seller “Never Call Me A Hero”, the story of Midway pilot Dusty Kleiss, who helped sink three Japanese ships at the Battle of Midway , which turned the tide of war in the …
THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY: THE TURNING POINT OF WWII, AND THE BATTLE THAT CHANGED NAVAL WARFARE FOREVER #WWII #Navy #Enterprise #Midway
Jun 18, 2017 • 86 min
This episode is dedicated to all the courageous soldiers and sailors who gave their lives for freedom. (#THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY)#WWII #Navy #Enterprise #Yorktown #History #MidwayBy May of 1942 Germany had occupied Europe and was attempting t…
SHARK! (PT.2): US vs.THEM: WHERE THEY ARE, AND HOW TO SURVIVE THEM
Jun 11, 2017 • 55 min
Shark attacks have been steadily on the increase for the past few years, and many people believe that this increase is due to federal and state laws limiting catches and protecting predator species like the Great White and the Bull Shark. Environmental…
SHARK! : THE MANEATER OF MATAWAN, N.J.: THE ATTACKS THAT INSPIRED “JAWS”
Jun 4, 2017 • 47 min
In 1916, coastal resort towns in New Jersey were experiencing a boom in business as trains delivered thousands of beachgoers to the hotels and businesses that were springing up to greet them. When a series of deadly attacks started claiming the lives…
WHEN HEMINGWAY LIBERATED THE PARIS RITZ
May 27, 2017 • 31 min
Three great stories from our newest show 1001 Stories For The Road:1. ANCHORS AWEIGH : The story of what inspired Charles A Zimmerman to write the greatest band song ever2. IDOL WORSHIP It was 2am in the morning outside Elvis’s Graceland Wall, an…
URBAN LEGENDS V: FREE CABLE TV? MR. ROGERS A NAVY SEAL? & OTHER URBAN LEGENDS
May 21, 2017 • 36 min
Those crazy, often twisted stories you hear from your friends about things they will swear are true, plus other stuff. Our line-up:1. Free Cable TV?2. The Flat Tire3. The Express Train To Hell4. Mr. Rogers- A Navy Seal?5. Julia Child- A Darin…
BLACKBEARD: THE MAN & THE MYTH: 2017
Apr 30, 2017 • 42 min
The story continues to live on that Blackbeard, also known as Edward Thatch, or Teach, was from Bristol England, had 14 wives, one of whom was named Mary Ormond, that the men he killed were many, that he had left buried treasure from Nova Scotia to Tex…
THE 2011 KILLER TORNADO OUTBREAK: LESSONS LEARNED
Apr 23, 2017 • 82 min
On April 27, the U.S. Storm Prediction Center (SPC) counted 219 tornadoes in the United States, breaking a previous record of 147 which was set in 1974. There were 317 fatalities that day alone, and a record-breaking 4 EF-5 tornadoes cut huge swaths th…
VOODOO ON THE BAYOU
Apr 9, 2017 • 32 min
BONNIE & CLYDE: BORN TO DIE (PT. 2) THE LAST RIDE
Mar 26, 2017 • 97 min
This episode covers the life of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow through the last half of their crime spree from late 1933 to their death by ambush on May 23, 1934. Bonnie had never killed- but the newspapers and the FBI took the account of one bad witne…
BONNIE & CLYDE PT 1: BORN TO DIE: CRIME SPREE
Mar 19, 2017 • 39 min
This is the incredible story of two of the FBI’s most wanted criminals- Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, who went on a love-filled crime spree through 6 states in the American South and Midwest during the depression. Seen as hard-time heroes by many, an…
A LITTLE IRISH HUMOR FROM 1001 STORIES PODCAST NETWORK
Mar 12, 2017 • 24 min
Here’s some Irish humor to help you celebrate the Irish this week! Play this at your local pub- send us proof-and get a shout out at the top of our next episode! send to : 1001storiespodcast@gmail.com Recommended Books: Matterhorn: A Novel of …
ASTRONAUTS & ALIENS: WE ARE NEVER ALONE (#UFO)
Mar 5, 2017 • 53 min
There was a two minute transmission silence on July 21st, 1969, just before Neil Armstrong stepped off the Lunar Mudule onto the surface of the moon. A HAM radio operator later claimed he had been able to capture what really transpired during those two…
THE RISE OF THE SWAMP APES: RECENT SIGHTINGS (#BIGFOOT)
Feb 26, 2017 • 58 min
This episode deals with reports of sightings of Bigfoot-like creatures, known as hominid cryptids, which stand on their back legs and are said to inhabit the remote areas of the world. In this episode we concentrate on efforts in Florida to find Flori…
FLORIDA’S BIGFOOT IMPORTANT PRE-SHOW ANNOUNCEMENT
Feb 26, 2017 • 13 min
Important announcement regarding BFRO.net (Bigfoot Research Organization) website and correction in one of my pronounciations during episode.
THE UNTOUCHABLES: THE INCREDIBLE TRUE STORY OF ONE OF AMERICA’S GREATEST CRIME FIGHTERS
Feb 19, 2017 • 50 min
The Untouchables tells the story of how crime started in Chicago and of the men who risked everything to take it down. One of those men was Elliott Ness, a Federal IRS Agent whose courage and foresight helped to bring down Al Capone, one of the most no…
THE HEROES OF JADOTVILLE
Feb 12, 2017 • 28 min
The true story behind one of history’s forgotten battles-the Seige of Jadotville- in Katanga Province, Congo, in 1961, recently made famous by the movie “The Seige of Jadotville” on Netflix.Music: Republic of Ireland’s The Soldiers Song National Th…
THE GOLD WRECK OF WALES
Feb 5, 2017 • 35 min
The incredible true story of the wreck of the Royal Charter on the coast of Anglesey, Wales, in 1859, as she neared the end of her voyage from the Australian goldfields carrying over 400 passengers and crew. The song “Isaac Lewis” about one of the yo…
THE KATYN FOREST MASSACRE (PT 2)(#KATYN)
Jan 29, 2017 • 54 min
In 1940, the Soviet Secret Police (NKVD) took the tens of thousands of Polish political prisoners and surrendered Polish officers they had rounded up and put in camps, and executed them all within a period of days, one by one, men and women, dumping th…
THE KATYN FOREST MASSACRE (PT. 1)
Jan 23, 2017 • 59 min
On April 10th, 1940, over 20,000 Polish civilians and captured Polish officers were driven from their Soviet Red Army internment camps and driven to a remote spot in the Katyn Forest where they were executed one by one with a bullet to the back of the …
RIN-TIN-TIN AND THE LEGEND OF THE WHITE BUFFALO
Jan 16, 2017 • 21 min
A nostalgic look back at one of Hollywood’s biggest canine stars and an 1955 TV episode from the series “Adventures of Rin Tin Tin” titled “The White Buffalo”. boxAD FREE PREMIUM ARCHIVESShow credits:Flute: Kerri at www.freemusic.orgLeg…
FOUR AND TWENTY BLACKBIRDS
Jan 9, 2017 • 29 min
In this episode we explore the often dark history behind seven nursery rhymes (the eighth is innocent). How many can you guess right before you hear the story? 1. Sing A Song of Sixpence. 2. Baa Baa Black Sheep 3. Ring Around the Rosie 4. Rock A Bye B..
THE LOST SQUADRON: VANISHED IN THE BERMUDA TRIANGLE
Dec 26, 2016 • 32 min
On December 5th, 1945, 5 Grumman Avenger airplanes carrying 14 men and 13 men in a Martin Mariner Search and Rescue Seaplane were swallowed up in the Bermuda Triangle, leaving no trace of their existence, despite a search by over 300 ships and planes. …
GREMLINS: THE WWII MYTH THAT BECAME A MOVIE: A 1001 FLASHBACK
Dec 19, 2016 • 21 min
Gremlins arrived long before the 1984 smash hit movie “Gremlins”, although their nature was the same- troublesome, impish, and often mean little gnomes that created problems for anyone who came in contact with them. This was true for British airmen in …
THE AMAZING STORIES BEHIND 11 GREAT SONGS
Dec 12, 2016 • 43 min
In this episode, we bring you the “story-behind-the-story” to 11 songs- some country, some rock, some folk and bluegrass, and some standards. Some of our stories:The performance that led Ray Charles to stardom… Phil Collins dispels an urban …
THE LEGEND OF THE MALTESE CROSS AND THE GREAT SEIGE OF MALTA
Nov 7, 2016 • 49 min
There are many versions of the Maltese Cross, including the one shown with this episode, which is commonly used by fire and rescue departments. It is also seen around the world on flags, on medals given for bravery, on uniforms, and on military insigni…
THE SHAG HARBOR UFO INCIDENT
Oct 25, 2016 • 41 min
On the night of October 4th, 1967, at about 11:20pm, it was reported that something had crashed into the waters of Shag Harbor, Nova Scotia. Multiple witnesses reported hearing a whistling sound and then a boom as the flying object approached the …
KING TUT’S TOMB & OTHER FAMOUS CURSES
Oct 18, 2016 • 40 min
James Dean was a film star in the 50’s whose career was brought to an abrupt end when his Porsche Spyder crashed, taking his life. There was a chain of tragedies that followed with respect to the people involved with the car-right down to the chassis a…
CASABLANCA: THE INCREDIBLE STORY BEHIND THE GREATEST MOVIE EVER MADE
Oct 3, 2016 • 31 min
This episode tells the story-behind-the story regarding the making of the movie that many critics claim is the greatest movie ever made, including the fact that the movie was filmed while WWII was raging and that many of the people involved in the maki…
#JE SUIS CHIEN: OUR CANINE HEROES
Sep 26, 2016 • 29 min
1001 Heroes honors the police and military dogs that put their lives on the line every day to protect our freedoms. Includes the story of Diesel, the French police dog that lost his life in the terrorist attacks by Islamic extremists in the city of Par…
URBAN LEGENDS IV: THE KILLER CLOWN
Sep 20, 2016 • 28 min
Recent sightings of people dressed as clowns and trying to lure children into the woods have set off a storm of panic in the American South. In England and France clown sightings and fear of clowns has resurfaced often in past decades…it is not a new…
THE CACTUS by O.HENRY
Sep 10, 2016 • 12 min
This short story by American author O.Henry (the guy who originated the term “banana republic”“) is a classic piece of storytelling. We give you a little history on O.Henry and here’s the story line: In the bitter hours after attending the wedding of ..
WAUKEWA’S EAGLE by JAMES BUCKHAM
May 1, 2016 • 11 min
In this story by author James Bucham, from our 1001 ClassicShort Stories & Tales show, a young Indian boy befriends awounded eaglet and lives to see the kindness returned.
THE MISSING MEN OF BOSTON
Apr 21, 2016 • 37 min
In recent years an alarming number of young men have been found dead in the waterways surrounding major college towns. In most cases, alcohol and drugs are blamed, in others, suicide, and in still fewer, murder. We explore the cases of the missing men …
A SOUND OF THUNDER by RAY BRADBURY
Apr 18, 2016 • 33 min
An excellent short sci-fi thriller from writer Ray Bradbury. Catch all our episodes at www.1001storiespodcast.com or subscribe free at iTunes (apple users) or Podbay.fm (android users). Just search 1001 Heroes, 1001 Classic Short, or The Storytellers…
THE BATTLE FOR JUSTICE IN ATHENS, TENNESSEE 1946
Apr 12, 2016 • 50 min
This true story, often called “The War in Athens, Tennessee”, describes the actions of the citizens of a small town, in this case mostly GI’s recently returned from the battlefields of WWII, as they armed themselves to insure a fair election against a …
THE TELLTALE HEART by EDGAR ALLEN POE
Mar 26, 2016 • 15 min
This short story comes from our Mysteries file and is a chilling short story from classic American author Edgar Allen Poe. Poe is considered one of the greatest horror story writers and as the only author that has a professional football team named aft…
LONDON BRIDGE IS FALLING DOWN
Mar 22, 2016 • 37 min
In this sequel to our previous “FOUR AND TWENTY BLACKBIRDS”, we discuss the real meaning behind some of those of those innocent nursery rhymes that kids have been enjoying for years., and look at the “grim” facts behind some well known fairy tales….
TRUE LOVE NEVER DIES
Mar 12, 2016 • 12 min
It is the kind of story you expect to find in the movies- but this one is taking place in real life. When 21 year-old American soldier Norwood Thomas met 17 year-old Joyce Durrant on the banks of the River Thames in London a few weeks before the JUne 6…
THE LUCK OF THE IRISH
Mar 8, 2016 • 20 min
This is the story of the Irish in America. Many people do not realize that in England the protestants were rounding up Irish catholics and selling them into slavery and that many were driven to leave their homeland. They came to America with nothing bu…
THE NAZI GOLD TRAIN
Feb 26, 2016 • 31 min
For years the legend of a missing Nazi train loaded with stolen treasure consisting of everything from gold bullion to the priceless Russian Amber Room have circulated in southwestern Poland. In August of 2015 two men, one Polish, and one German, both …
BLOOD BROTHERS: THE TRUE STORY THAT INSPIRED THE JOHN WAYNE WESTERN “THE SONS OF KATIE ELDER”
Feb 18, 2016 • 36 min
THE AMERICAN ARMY OF TWO
Feb 13, 2016 • 28 min
This long-lost American tale tells the true story of two young girls, Abigail and Rebecca Bates, the daughters of a lighthouse keeper in Scituate, Massachusetts, who turn back a British warship during the War of 1812. Early in September, 1814, a Br..
THE MONKEY’S PAW
Feb 6, 2016 • 26 min
This short story by writer W.W. Jacobs begins in the White family home in England on a dark and stormy night. The Whites are expecting the visit of an old family friend who has been in the army in India recently and they have invited him to stop by and…
THE MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF EDGAR ALLEN POE
Feb 4, 2016 • 33 min
On September 7, 1849, Edgar Allen Poe, at the top of his career, kissed his fiance goodbye at his home in Richmond, VA, and began a business trip to Philadelphia. He then dropped out of sight for a week, he was found in Baltimore on October 3rd, inside…
THE MIRACLE OF THE SUN & THE THREE SECRETS OF FATIMA
Jan 20, 2016 • 58 min
We originally did this story about a year ago, and just came back to it recently knowing that there was more to tell…actually a story within a story, and one that needs telling, in light of the challenges the world and the Catholic Church are facing….
THE LAST FIGHT IN THE COLISEUM
Jan 14, 2016 • 23 min
The year is 404 A.D. Rome is changing under the new direction of Christian emperors. The Roman Coliseum is still home to 86,000 spectators all demanding entertainment, and all very conditioned to spectacles of death and bloodshed. All that is about to …
WHO KILLED SUPERMAN ? (remastered)
Jan 8, 2016 • 30 min
The death of George Reeves on June 6th, 1959 , in his Laurel Canyon Hollywood home, has been a topic of controversy for over 50 years. George had played the character “Superman” on TV for seven years and had become an international star, but his role a…
THE HUNT FOR THE REAL MOBY DICK (remastered)
Dec 29, 2015 • 33 min
The True Story Beats the Novel
THE INCREDIBLE RAGS TO RICHES STORY OF “UNSINKABLE” MOLLY BROWN
Dec 23, 2015 • 33 min
She Survived The Titanic-She can Survive Anything
SNOWSHOE THOMPSON: THE LEGEND OF THE HIGH SIERRAS
Dec 15, 2015 • 21 min
THE SILENT WITNESS AT APPOMATTOX
Nov 6, 2015 • 29 min
URBAN LEGENDS III : HOTEL CALIFORNIA & SATANISM?
Oct 16, 2015 • 28 min
QUANTRILL’S RAIDERS AND BLOODY KANSAS: THE UNCIVIL WAR
Oct 9, 2015 • 41 min
THE BOYS OF POINTE DU HOC
Sep 25, 2015 • 54 min
“The Boys of Point Du Hoc”- D-Day #WWII The most dramatic and deadly event of D-Day, June 6, 1944, and there were many, occurred as the Army Rangers 2nd Battalion stormed the 100 foot high vertical cliffs of Pointe Du Hoc at Normandy ti silence…
ZOMBIES WITH DANTE
Sep 22, 2015 • 32 min
Guest host Dante Stack
GRACE SHERWOOD-THE WITCH OF PUNGO
Sep 18, 2015 • 29 min
THE MAN WHO CREATED AGENT 007
Sep 12, 2015 • 27 min
BECOMING GEORGE WASHINGTON
Sep 4, 2015 • 23 min
THE GREAT TRAIN CRASH IN CRUSH, TEXAS
Aug 29, 2015 • 26 min
THE MYSTERY OF THE GHOST SHIP MARY CELESTE
Aug 22, 2015 • 53 min
“The Mystery of the Ghost Ship Mary Celeste”-The ubrupt disappearance of the Mary Celeste’s Captain, his wife and two year old daughter, and the remaining crew of seven, in December of 1872 in the North Atlantic, has been the subject of countless…
THE KNIGHTS TEMPLAR: CRUSADERS OR CONSPIRATORS?
Aug 15, 2015 • 40 min
Hosted by Guest Dante Stack
BARON VON STEUBEN: THE MAN WHO SAVED THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Aug 8, 2015 • 30 min
THE LEGEND OF BUNNYMAN & OTHERS : URBAN LEGENDS II :
Jul 25, 2015 • 46 min
Those Amazing Urban Legends II
JULIA CHILD’S RECIPE FOR SHARK REPELLENT
Jul 19, 2015 • 24 min
HOW P.J. HOLLAND FOUND HIS FAMILY
Jul 2, 2015 • 23 min
“How PJ Holland Found His Family”-Imagine for a moment that you have been alive for over 80 years and never been part of a family. You have no parents, real or adopted, no brothers or sisters, no cousins…nobody. Then,thanks to the kindness of a…
URBAN LEGENDS I : MOTHMAN & OTHER STORIES
Jun 28, 2015 • 42 min
“Urban Legends I”- Urban legends are described as often told stories quoted as truth but lacking in verification. Here are ten of our favorites, with some that are true thrown in for posterity. We hope you enjoy them. 1) The Colander Copier Crime…
AUSTRALIA’S WALERS- A HORSE STORY YOU’LL NEVER FORGET
Jun 19, 2015 • 35 min
The incredible story of a living piece of Australian history-the Waler Horse-and its remarkable journey from a hardy stock horse to a legendary war horse with no equals. The story of the Waler might just as well be the story of Australia. As recently a…
THE LOST ARK OF THE COVENANT- AN UNSOLVED MYSTERY
Jun 11, 2015 • 44 min
Hosted By Dante Stack
DR. LIVINGSTONE, I PRESUME?: FINDING A MISSING HERO IN THE HEART OF AFRICA
Jun 8, 2015 • 31 min
JOHN DELOREAN’S LEGACY AND BACK TO THE FUTURE
Jun 3, 2015 • 27 min
JACK JOUETT’S MIDNIGHT RIDE TO SAVE THOMAS JEFFERSON’S LIFE
May 27, 2015 • 18 min
THE GIRL WHO FELL FROM THE SKY
May 15, 2015 • 15 min
THE STORY OF THE FOUR CHAPLAINS
May 10, 2015 • 21 min
HISTORY’S BIGGEST HEAVYWEIGHT FIGHT: HANNIBAL vs SCIPIO AFRICANUS
May 8, 2015 • 37 min
CUSTER’S LAST STAND : THE LAST MAN STANDING
Apr 28, 2015 • 32 min
PART II PAPPY BOYINGTON AND THE BLACK SHEEP SQUADRON
Apr 24, 2015 • 18 min
PAPPY BOYINGTON AND THE BLACK SHEEP SQUADRON PT. I
Apr 21, 2015 • 27 min
THE 1997 PHOENIX ARIZONA UFO INCIDENT
Apr 10, 2015 • 31 min
“The Phoenix Arizona UFO Incident”-On March 13, 1997, at 8pm Mountain Standard time, a V-shaped craft bearing 5 bright lights, with a tip to tip wingspan of nearly 1400 feet, passed slowly over the hills west of Phoenix and then over the city. It was…
THE HEROES OF KAMDESH
Apr 4, 2015 • 32 min
THE FIRST AMERICAN ROAD TRIP
Mar 29, 2015 • 23 min
THE KECKSBURG PA UFO INCIDENT
Mar 16, 2015 • 37 min
THE HEROES OF THE USS BARB: THE SUB THAT SANK A TRAIN
Mar 14, 2015 • 26 min
PT. 2 THE INCREDIBLE STORY OF ADAM WORTH: SCOTLAND YARD’S “NAPOLEAN OF CRIME”
Mar 9, 2015 • 20 min
THE INCREDIBLE STORY OF ADAM WORTH: SCOTLAND YARD’S “NAPOLEAN OF CRIME” PART 1
Mar 3, 2015 • 21 min
THE DAY JOHN WAYNE WENT TO HARVARD
Dec 17, 2014 • 7 min