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Have you ever spent hours looking for something you simply lost? How about a hundred years? How about looking for a missing airplane? Or a vanished civilization? Every other Monday, Gone searches for everything lost. From D. B. Cooper to the Holy Grail, the Etruscan language to early Russian cosmonauts; if it disappeared, we’re looking. After all, just because something is gone, doesn’t mean it can’t be found. Gone is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.

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Nazi Gold in Lake Toplitz
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High in the Austrian Alps sits picturesque Lake Toplitz: a serene lake that holds a dark secret. In the waning months of World War II, Nazi forces dumped dozens of large wooden crates into its depths—crates that many believe hold millions of dollars worth of gold.
Jun 29, 2020
Jean Spangler
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On October 7th, 1949, a young aspiring actress named Jean Spangler went missing in Los Angeles. But while Jean's life appeared wholesome and idyllic to her coworkers, it was far from the truth...
Jun 15, 2020
Introducing SOLVED MURDERS: TRUE CRIME MYSTERIES, A Parcast Original Series!
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To commemorate its fourth anniversary, Parcast and the team behind Unsolved Murders are taking a closer look at what it takes to catch a killer. In the new series Solved Murders: True Crime Mysteries, you'll follow the clues and uncover the missing pieces to some of history's most gripping cases. Every Wednesday, join hosts Carter and Wenndy as they explore the days, months, and even years leading up to a killer being caught. Each episode plays out like a classic murder mystery—where the final reveal is nearly as shocking as the murder itself. Solved Murders: True Crime Mysteries is only available on Spotify. Enjoy this exclusive clip from the first episode on the infamous “in cold blood” murders of the Clutter Family. If you want to listen to the full episode, follow Solved Murders: True Crime Mysteries, free and only on Spotify.
Jun 10, 2020
Kruger’s Millions
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It’s a fortune in gold coins supposedly stolen by South Africa’s last President of the Transvaal Republic, Paul Kruger. Since it’s disappearance in 1900, treasure hunters from all over the world have searched for the missing gold. But no one has successfully located the rumored cache, worth over 200 million dollars today.
Jun 01, 2020
Dennis Lloyd Martin
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The Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee are a wonderful place for a family to spend a weekend—but the woods can also be unforgiving. And on June 14th, 1969 a family learned that the hard way when 6-year-old Dennis Lloyd Martin went missing.
May 18, 2020
Susan Powell
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On December 6th, 2009, a Utah woman named Susan Powell went missing. The married mother of two seemingly had no reason to run away. But just beneath her families' perfect facade things were beginning to crumble.
May 04, 2020
Sneak Peek: DAILY QUOTE, A Parcast Original Series!
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Whether you’re jumpstarting the morning, searching for that midday pick-me-up, or trying to finish the evening off strong… Daily Quote offers some of history’s most inspirational quotes whenever you need them—365 days a year. In this 2-3 minute podcast, you’ll be given a quote that will motivate, uplift, and renew your outlook on life. You’ll also dive deeper into the context surrounding the quote—learning more about its origin and the meaning behind it. Enjoy this sneak peek of Daily Quote ahead of its launch on Monday. April 27th! In this exclusive episode, we highlight the poignant words of American artist Georgia O’Keeffe. For more pathways to positivity, subscribe to Daily Quote free on Spotify!
Apr 26, 2020
NEW: Sean Flynn and Dana Stone
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We are thrilled to bring you a brand new episode of Gone today and for the foreseeable future. We thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time. They vanished while on assignment in war-torn Cambodia in 1970. Despite numerous efforts to find out what happened over the last half-century, Sean Flynn and Dana Stone's ultimate fate remains a mystery.
Apr 20, 2020
Crossover Week: Espionage (Casanova Pt. 2)
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If you enjoy the true stories told in Gone, check out this episode from our series Espionage: After his arrest and prison break in 1757, Casanova’s run-ins with the Venetian Inquisition were only beginning. To get protection from Venice, Casanova needed to win the favor of a more powerful government: France.
Apr 13, 2020
Crossover Week: Espionage (Casanova Pt. 1)
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If you enjoy the true stories told in Gone, check out this episode from our series Espionage: In the 1700s, the Venetian State Inquisitors arrested anyone they deemed a security threat: Spies. Blasphemers. Gamblers. Social climbers. Anyone who upset the traditional order. All of these traits applied to Giacomo Girolamo Casanova.
Apr 13, 2020
Introducing SUPERNATURAL WITH ASHLEY FLOWERS, A Parcast Original Series!
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Join Parcast and Crime Junkie’s Ashley Flowers as they dive deep into the strange and surreal to explain some of the world’s most bizarre true crime occurrences in the new series, Supernatural with Ashley Flowers. Every Wednesday, Ashley digs into a different mystifying crime—where the most fitting theory isn’t always the most conventional. Was there a special committee formed under President Truman to recover and investigate alien spacecraft? Sort through the details with Ashley and decide for yourself in this exclusive clip from our episode on the “Majestic 12.” To finish this episode, subscribe to Supernatural with Ashley Flowers free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
Apr 08, 2020
Walt Whitman’s Notebooks
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He was one of the most celebrated poets of his time. Throughout his lifetime, Walt Whitman would write down his musing in his notebooks. These were donated to the Library of Congress upon his death. But sometime in the 1940s...they vanished.
Mar 30, 2020
Parcast Classic: El Dorado
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Due to the unfortunate spread of COVID-19, Parcast has decided to halt recording for the time-being. This is a precautionary measure taken to ensure the safety of our hosts and staff. In the meantime, we're excited to share one of our classic episodes that we know you'll enjoy! Since the first Europeans set foot in South America in the late 1400s, explorers have been captivated by this mythical city hidden within the jungles of the Andes Mountains. After centuries of expeditions and countless lives lost in the pursuit, no man has actually ever laid eyes on El Dorado.
Mar 23, 2020
Introducing SUPERNATURAL WITH ASHLEY FLOWERS, A Parcast Original Series!
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Most mysteries can be solved by looking at the facts. But sometimes, the facts don’t lead to a logical explanation, and the truth lies somewhere in the unknown…Join Parcast and Crime Junkie’s Ashley Flowers as they dive deep into the strange and surreal to explain some of the world’s most bizarre true crime occurrences in the new series, Supernatural with Ashley Flowers. Every Wednesday, Ashley digs into a different mystifying crime—where the most fitting theory isn’t always the most conventional. Join Ashley in this exclusive clip from the first episode as she takes on the mysterious “Lead Masks Case.” To finish this episode, subscribe to Supernatural with Ashley Flowers free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
Mar 11, 2020
Oscar Zeta Acosta
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He was a fiery lawyer and an important figure in the Chicano civil rights movement during the 1960s. But after a long battle with drug addiction, Oscar Zeta Acosta mysteriously vanished during a trip to Mexico in 1974.
Mar 09, 2020
Gone is Now WEEKLY!
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Great news, listeners! Gone is now a weekly show! In addition to our regular shows every other Monday, you’ll now get a special mini-episode on off-Mondays, but only on Spotify! These mini-episodes are a fun way to cover a wider variety of topics that couldn’t be made into full episodes.
Mar 02, 2020
The Lost Dutchman Gold Mine
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It was allegedly discovered by German immigrant Jacob Waltz, who made himself rich and then died before he could show it to anyone. Prospectors have since been searching for the “Lost Dutchman Goldmine” for more than a century.
Feb 24, 2020
Gone Rewind: “Unfortunate Son” Michael Rockefeller
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On the last Sunday of every month, Parcast Rewind replays a classic episode of Gone that you might have missed!  The son of the governor of New York, and one of the wealthiest families in the world, Michael Rockefeller was on an art-collecting expedition in Dutch New Guinea when he went missing in 1961. He was last seen trying to swim to shore after his boat capsized. What followed was a 10-day rescue mission in shark-infested waters.
Feb 23, 2020
Introducing PARCAST DAILY, A Parcast Original Series!
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Every Monday through Friday, Parcast Daily filters through all of your favorite Parcast shows to highlight one timely and relevant episode premiering each day. You might hear about a calculating killer on Female Criminals, delve into the minds of history and fiction’s greatest bad guys on Villains, or spiral down into intrigue and speculation on Conspiracy Theories. Whatever your tastes, you’ll always get something new on Parcast Daily. Enjoy this exclusive clip from our featured episode: “Bohemian Grove Pt. 1.” To finish this episode, subscribe to PARCAST DAILY free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
Feb 19, 2020
The Bayeux Tapestry
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Depicting the Norman invasion of England in 1066 C.E., the Bayeux Tapestry is an intricate work of medieval craftsmanship—with a final section that has been missing since at least the 18th century.
Feb 10, 2020
Listen First! KILLER KNOWLEDGE, A Parcast Original Series!
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Sure, you’re a fan of true crime—but are you ready to put your skills to the test and be crowned an undisputed expert? Then try your hand at Parcast’s new trivia podcast, Killer Knowledge. Every Tuesday, two competitors go head-to-head to correctly answer multiple-choice true crime questions. Whoever gains the most points after 20 questions, wins! It’s all the murder, mystery, and suspense you’ve come to expect from Parcast, now in a fast-paced, interactive format.  Play along in this exclusive clip from our pilot episode about the mysterious circumstances surrounding D.B. Cooper, and see how well you measure up! To find out who wins, follow KILLER KNOWLEDGE free on Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!
Feb 05, 2020
Glen and Bessie Hyde
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In November 1928, newlyweds Glen and Bessie Hyde took a honeymoon boat trip down the Colorado River. They vanished somewhere in the Grand Canyon a month later, and a long search found no trace of the couple. Forty years later, new evidence emerged that made the couple's disappearance a permanent legend.
Jan 27, 2020
Gone Rewind: Blackbeard’s Treasure
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On the last Sunday of every month, Parcast Rewind replays a classic episode of Gone that you might have missed!  Treasure hunters and adventurers have been searching for Blackbeard’s fabled treasure ever since the pirate’s violent demise on November 22nd, 1718.
Jan 26, 2020
Listen First! DICTATORS, A Parcast Original Series!
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They are natural-born-leaders with a never-ending thirst for power. Through force and deceit, they rise through the ranks towards radicalism—eliminating anyone who stands in their way. Every Tuesday, delve into the minds, and motives, behind some of the world’s most infamous leaders in Parcast’s original series, DICTATORS. Each dictator is analyzed in 2-part episodes... with the first giving insight into their rise to power, and the second chronicling the impact of their downfall. In this special clip from our first episode, learn about Benito Mussolini’s transformation from Italian “Superman” to despised despot. To finish this episode, subscribe to DICTATORS free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
Jan 22, 2020
The Hemingway Manuscripts
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In the winter of 1922, Hadley Richardson boarded a train from Paris to Switzerland where she would reunite with her husband, Ernest Hemingway. She packed every piece of his work in a small suitcase, which was then stolen from her at the Gare De Lyon.
Jan 13, 2020
Listen First! SECRET SOCIETIES, A Parcast Original Series!
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They’ve been around for thousands of years…orchestrating some of history’s most controversial events. And if not for their radical actions, you may never have even known they existed. Every Thursday, take a journey through hidden passageways and become a member of Parcast’s diabolical series, SECRET SOCIETIES. Each society is explored in 2 episodes—exposing the people and context responsible for its founding, and analyzing the psychology behind their beliefs. Enjoy this exclusive clip from the first episode on Yale’s mysterious “Skull and Bones” fraternity. To finish this episode, subscribe to SECRET SOCIETIES free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
Jan 09, 2020
Best of 2019: The Davidoff-Morini Stradivarius
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Here’s one of our listeners’ most requested episodes of 2019: Once used by prodigy violinist Erica Morini during the height of her musical career in the 1920s, 30s, and 40s, the Stradavaruius was stolen a few weeks before her death.
Dec 30, 2019
The Lost City of the Monkey God
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Hidden in the jungles of Honduras, the Lost City of the Monkey God was a legendary settlement. Some people claim it’s a make-believe city invented by gold-hungry conquistadors. Others believe it’s a real city that somehow disappeared. 
Dec 16, 2019
Listen First! DOG TALES, A Parcast Original Series!
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They’re four-legged, full of love and often times more like family than their nickname suggests. Parcast’s endearing original series, DOG TALES, tells the true stories of heroic canines that have gone above and beyond their “best friend” duties. Every Monday, embark on a new journey of courage, service, and unwavering sacrifice by our most loyal companions. Enjoy this exclusive clip from the first episode on Buddy the German Shepherd—America’s first seeing-eye guide dog. To finish this episode, subscribe to DOG TALES free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
Dec 11, 2019
Helen Brach
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On February 19th, 1977, Helen Brach checked out of the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. Her physician recommended “she lose a bit of weight and get more exercise.” The socialite widow of candy magnate, Frank Brach, was never seen again.
Dec 02, 2019
Listen First! SPORTS CRIMINALS, A Parcast Original Series!
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They’re sport’s greatest heroes… displaying superhuman-like abilities to overcome intense pressure. But when it comes to the downfalls of fame, money, and ego—they’re far more human than super. Every Thursday, Parcast’s original series SPORTS CRIMINALS keeps score on the darker side of sports. Each episode chronicles the meteoric rise and fall of some of sport’s biggest names. Enjoy this exclusive clip from the first of two captivating episodes on disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding. To finish this episode, subscribe to SPORTS CRIMINALS free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
Nov 24, 2019
Ark of the Covenant
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History and legend has it that the Biblical Ark of the Covenant was a sacred container built to house the stone tablets of the Ten Commandments. But just as it’s depicted in film and TV, the Ark’s whereabouts are the subject of mystery and countless theories.
Nov 18, 2019
Listen First! MYTHICAL MONSTERS, A Parcast Original Series!
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Dragons, serpents, giants, and demons… they aren't merely foils to a hero. They are primal symbols reflecting ancient truths. The Parcast original series, MYTHICAL MONSTERS, tells the stories of these legendary beasts, and explores what they represent to mankind. New episodes released every Monday. And now you can hear a special clip from the episode on the demonically-menacing Gargoyle. To finish this episode, subscribe to MYTHICAL MONSTERS free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
Nov 13, 2019
Amelia Earhart
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World famous aviatrix Amelia Earhart was at the height of her career when she embarked on an ambitious global circumnavigation in 1937. But then, somewhere over the Pacific Ocean, she disappeared.
Nov 04, 2019
Par for the Mystery: POLITICAL SCANDALS, A Parcast Original Series!
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Check out Richard's new show POLITICAL SCANDALS! Every Tuesday leading up to the 2020 election, it counts down the 52 most controversial events in American history—uncovering the crimes and deceptions by some of our most infamous elected officials. And now you can hear a special clip from the first episode on the cutthroat circumstances surrounding the election of 1800. To finish this episode, subscribe to POLITICAL SCANDALS free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts! 
Nov 03, 2019
Listen First! VILLAINS, A Parcast Original Series!
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Bad guys. Black hats. Evildoers. They are the bane of every hero’s existence…and the subject of Parcast’s dastardly new original series, VILLAINS. Every Friday, VILLAINS dissects the greatest foils from history and fiction—uncovering origins, analyzing impacts, and exploring the complexity of character and motive.  In this clip, we explore the creation of an iconic, modern-day psychopath of the silver screen—Anton Chigurh from No Country for Old Men. To finish this episode, subscribe to VILLAINS free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
Oct 22, 2019
An Explorer Adrift: Henry Hudson
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An English sea explorer and navigator during the early 17th century, Henry Hudson was best known for his explorations of present-day Canada and parts of the northeastern U.S. On a dreaded expedition, most of his crew mutinied. Hudson, his son, and seven others were cast adrift—never to be seen again.
Oct 21, 2019
Bonus: Today In True Crime - Zodiac Killer
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On this day in 1969, the Zodiac Killer’s last confirmed victim was shot and killed.
Oct 11, 2019
The Missing Prime Minister: Harold Holt
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Australia’s Prime Minister disappeared while swimming in the sea near Portsea, Victoria. Although a massive search operation was set up around Cheviot Beach, his body was never recovered. 
Oct 07, 2019
Introducing: MYTHICAL MONSTERS, a new Parcast Original!
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The great heroes of myth are known throughout the world. Their deeds are legendary. But what would these champions be without obstacles in their path? Dragons, sea serpents, giants, demons...they aren't merely foils to the hero. They are primal symbols reflecting ancient truths. Our new podcast, MYTHICAL MONSTERS, tells the stories of these beasts and asks what they represent to mankind. 

In this episode, we look at the legendary Kraken! To listen to the rest of this episode subscribe to MYTHICAL MONSTERS on Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts!

Oct 01, 2019
All Gone Episodes Now Available!
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Thank you for being a loyal listener! We’re excited to announce all Parcast Network episodes older than 6 months are now available for free on Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts. 
Sep 25, 2019
The Davidoff-Morini Stradivarius
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When famed violinist Erica Morini died in 1995, she didn't know a terrible truth. Her violin - a Stradivarius worth millions of dollars - was gone. To this day, it has never been found. 
Sep 23, 2019
The Lost Tribes of Israel
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For thousands of years, biblical scholars have considered the likely existence of the Lost Tribes of Israel. Assumed to have gone extinct at some point in the 8th century BCE, there is some evidence that survivors of the tribe may have lasted until at least after the crusades. 
Sep 09, 2019
Introducing: NATURAL DISASTERS, a new Parcast Original!
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Humans are the most adaptable species on the planet. We endure fierce blizzards, build communities in the blistering heat of the Sahara, erect societies on mountains. Our new podcast, NATURAL DISASTERS reminds us Mother Nature is ultimately always in control.

In this clip, we take you through the 1883 eruption of Krakatoa, a massive volcanic event that took both native Indonesian peoples and Dutch colonists by surprise. Subscribe to NATURAL DISASTERS to listen to the rest of this episode!
Sep 03, 2019
“Missing Link” - The Peking Man
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In the early 1900s, archeologists unearthed a treasure trove of early human bones in the land near modern day Beijing. It was the most significant paleontological discovery ever made at the time. However, when the Second World War struck Asia, they vanished without a trace.

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Aug 26, 2019
The Tomb of Genghis Khan
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Genghis Khan was one of the most powerful warlords in medieval Mongolia, and one of the most feared military generals in all of history. Despite his reputation, no one knows today where the legendary figure was buried after his death in 1227. 

Parcasters - Check out our other podcast, Mythology, to embark on the journey of the Odyssey, our second episode on the classic tale comes out tomorrow! Search for Mythology on Spotify, or your favorite podcast app!
Aug 12, 2019
Introducing: MEDICAL MYSTERIES, Molly and Richard's new podcast!
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In our new podcast, MEDICAL MYSTERIES, we follow desperate patients battling mysterious symptoms--from the bizarre to the terrifying--as determined doctors race against the clock for a diagnosis. From rare genetic disorders to a worldwide pandemics, we explore the high stakes world of medicine, and the secrets of the human body.

In this clip, we introduce one of the most notable patients of all time, Joseph Merrick, otherwise known as “The Elephant Man.” To listen to the end of this episode, subscribe to MEDICAL MYSTERIES, on Spotify or anywhere you listen to Parcast Originals!
Aug 06, 2019
The Lost Cosmonauts
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Officially, Russian Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin was the first man to ever fly to space in 1961. But is it possible he was just the first man to go to space and return alive? 

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Jul 29, 2019
Barbara Newhall Follett - The Disappearing Prodigy
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In 1939, author and former child prodigy Barbara Newhall Follett stormed out of her apartment after a fight with her husband. The 25-year-old was never seen or heard from again. 

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Jul 15, 2019
Marie Antoinette’s Diamond Necklace
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In 1785, a stunning diamond necklace was stolen from the Crown Jewelers in Paris, France. The Cardinal who was charged with the theft thought he was working on the orders of Queen Marie Antoinette. In reality, he was victim to a daring, complex con job. 


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Jul 01, 2019
“The Lost Roman Legion” - Legio IX Hispana
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The Ninth Roman Legion and its 5000 soldiers was famous across Rome in the 1st century BCE. But by 200 CE, the Ninth had vanished from nearly all historical records, and to this day no one has ever confirmed what really happened to all those men.

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Jun 17, 2019
“Dear Theodosia” - Theodosia Burr Alston
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In December of 1812, the daughter of disgraced former Vice President Aaron Burr, boarded a ship in South Carolina to travel north to see her father. Theodosia Burr Alston was never seen again.

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Jun 03, 2019
Introducing: THE DARK SIDE OF, Richard's new podcast!
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Hollywood is one of our most celebrated institutions, but do you know the dark shadows draped over its early years? In this new Parcast Original, we reexamine unknown and overlooked histories of society's beloved cultural touchstones. Every multi-episode series will take on a new topic, from the music industry, to sports, and even dating and romance.


In this clip, we introduce the complicated story of Hollywood's founding as a religious utopia. Subscribe to THE DARK SIDE OF on Spotify or wherever you listen to Parcast to listen to the rest of this episode!
May 20, 2019
Victoria’s Parliamentary Mace
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In 1891, the ceremonial mace that, by law, was required to be present at every convening of the Australian Parliament, vanished from its holding case. Police investigated the theft for over a year and never came close to finding the mace or deducing who had stolen it. 

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May 20, 2019
Jimmy Hoffa
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In 1975, Jimmy Hoffa, one of the most powerful Union leaders in the country, went to a meeting with the mafia in a suburb of Detroit. He was never seen again, and his body had never been recovered.

Parcasters - Jimmy Hoffa's relationship with organized crime figures factored heavily into his disappearance, learn more about the criminal underworld with our podcast Kingpins. Available at parcast.com/kingpins
May 06, 2019
MV Joyita - Lost & Found at Sea
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In 1955, the fishing vessel MV Joyita vanished off the coast of Samoa along with all 25 people on board. A massive search yielded no results, and the ship was deemed lost at sea. But then, over a month after it vanished, the MV Joyita was found, six hundred miles off course, and without a single living soul on board. To this day, no one knows what happened to the crew and passengers of the MV Joyita. 


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Apr 22, 2019
The Hittites - A Forgotten Kingdom
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For centuries, historians believed that Egypt, Babylon, and Assyria were the only great Kingdoms of the ancient middle eastern world. But the early 20th century yielded the discovery of ruins that might indicate the existence of a fourth kingdom: the Hittites.

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Apr 08, 2019
El Dorado
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Since the first Europeans set foot in South America in the late 1400s, explorers have been captivated by, El Dorado, the mythical city hidden within the jungles of the Andes Mountains. After centuries of expeditions and countless lives lost in the pursuit, no man has actually ever laid eyes on this fabled city.   

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Mar 25, 2019
The Dodo Bird
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Most people consider the Dodo Bird to be synonymous with human-driven extinction. First discovered by Dutch sailors in the late 1590s, it would be completely wiped out in just over 60 years. The pursuit of the last remnants of this iconic creature continues to this day, with an incomplete composite skeleton selling recently for just under half a million dollars.

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Mar 11, 2019
Confederate Gold
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In 1865, Confederate President Jefferson Davis fled with hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of gold. What happened next has been debated by historians and treasure hunters over the last 150 years. Did Davis squander what remained of his country's treasury in a desperate attempt to keep the Confederacy alive? Or, is it possible that the gold is still out there, waiting to be found?

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Feb 25, 2019
“The Golden Submarine” - Japanese submarine I-52
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In 1944, a Japanese submarine was sunk by Allied forces in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Fifty years later, declassified documents indicated that the wreckage may contain two tons of Japanese gold worth more than $25 million today. Does the treasure remains at the bottom of the ocean among the wreckage of the I-52.


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Feb 11, 2019
The Stolen Treasure of Montezuma
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This legendary trove of gold and precious jewels was a figurative and literal representation of the Aztec Empire's wealth. The treasure also had the value of high art that showed the empire's impressive reach and influence in the 1500s. However, all good things come to an end and the fall of the empire marks the moment Montezuma’s treasure was never to be seen again.

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Jan 28, 2019
“Unfortunate Son” - Michael Rockefeller
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The son of the governor of New York, and one of the wealthiest families in the world, Michael Rockefeller was on an art-collecting expedition in Dutch New Guinea when he went missing in 1961. He was last seen trying to swim to shore after his boat capsized. What followed was a 10-day rescue mission in shark-infested waters. Did Rockefeller make it to shore only to be eaten by a local tribe? Or is his body forever lost at sea?


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Jan 14, 2019
“Camera Shy” - The Disappearance of Louis Le Prince
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Before he disappeared into thin air, this French artist was set to release one of the most anticipated inventions of the late 19th century: the moving picture camera. Louis Le Prince, known as the Father of Cinema, vanished under suspicious circumstances in 1890, leaving behind a slew of possible suspects. 
Dec 31, 2018
Kusanagi-no-Tsurugi
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Myth and history intertwine in searching for the whereabouts of a sword that is 1.8 million years old. Since 660 BCE, the Kusanagi-no-Tsurugi has been passed down from emperor to emperor. Nobody can identify what the sword looks like, but the Japanese government claims it resides in the Atsuta Shrine in Nagoya. 


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Dec 17, 2018
JFK's Brain - Stolen from the National Archives
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John F. Kennedy’s brain went missing after he was assassinated in 1963. His brain wasn’t buried with his body and it hasn’t been seen since 1965. Was his brain taken by his younger brother to hide evidence of JFK’s drug use and mental illnesses? The missing component could provide evidence that Kennedy was not shot from the back by Lee Harvey Oswald, but from the front. 

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Dec 03, 2018
The Great Mogul Diamond
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A testament to its owners wealth and power, the brilliant diamond survived exiles of kings and the fall of empires. After the assassination of its final owner in 1747, all records of the diamond virtually disappeared. The stone which rose from the dirt of a dried riverbed in India and became of the world’s most puzzling precious stones has been displaced ever since. 

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Nov 19, 2018
The Library of Alexandria
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Home to possibly 700,000 books, including works by Homer, Plato, and Socrates, this ancient library in the heart of Egypt was destroyed thousands of years ago. Is there any hope we will find these valuable manuscripts?


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Nov 05, 2018
The Peacock Throne
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Some estimate that the throne would be worth more than a trillion dollars today!
Oct 22, 2018
Solomon Northup
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After being kidnapped and spending 12 years as a slave, Solomon Northup disappeared again on a warm summer’s night in Canada in 1857. Was he murdered? Abducted and sold into slavery a second time? Or did he become a spy for the Union army during the Civil War, and never return? 


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Oct 08, 2018
The Colossus of Rhodes
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The tallest statue in the ancient world welcomed travelers with its likeness to the sun god Helios. After it was destroyed by an earthquake, tourists still came from far and wide to see the rubble. Then one day, the pieces of the 108-foot tall Colossus of Rhodes were suddenly gone. Where did they go?
Sep 24, 2018
Van Gogh’s Portrait of Dr. Gachet
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In May of 1990, Vincent van Gogh’s Portrait of Dr. Gachet, sold at auction for 82.5 million dollars. The buyer would die six years later. In 1999, the Metropolitan Museum of Art sought out the new owner to borrow the painting for an exhibit, but they couldn't find one. After numerous conflicting leads and dead ends, it was discovered that the painting was gone. 
Sep 10, 2018
Tesla’s Missing Death Ray
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During World War 2, inventor Nikola Tesla died in a New York hotel room while working on a project known as “Tesla’s Death Ray.” When he was found, the prototype and most of Tesla’s notes were missing. Who got to Tesla’s room first? And what happened to the Death Ray?
Aug 27, 2018
The Alcatraz Escape
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Alcatraz Maximum Security Penitentiary is one of the most infamous prisons in American history. Located in the treacherous waters of San Francisco Bay, the island facility was surrounded by rocks and sub sixty-degree water. It was deemed to be inescapable. But in June, 1962, three men would carry out a plan months in the making, and seemingly disappear into thin air. How did they do it? 
Aug 13, 2018
Columbus’ Original Log
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When Christopher Columbus returned to Spain from the New World, he gave his original log to the Sovereigns at royal court at Barcelona. Then Queen Isabella ordered the log to be copied. The original has not been seen since. Was it sequestered by the Spanish crown? Hidden by the Vatican? Sold off? Destroyed? Or simply...misplaced? 
Jul 30, 2018
Blackbeard’s Treasure
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Edward Teach, better known by his nickname Blackbeard, was a pirate who was killed in November of 1718, but whose treasure was never found. Did it sink to the bottom of the ocean with his ship? Is it buried it in a chest on an island off the coast of North Carolina? Or was there ever any hidden treasure at all?
Jul 16, 2018
Jules Rimet Trophy
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In 1983, the Jules Rimet Trophy, the original World Cup trophy, disappeared from a bullet-proof glass case on the ninth floor of a building in Rio de Janeiro. How was the trophy stolen? Was it an inside job? Or was the real Jules Rimet Trophy even on display? 
Jul 02, 2018
Nefertiti’s Tomb
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Nefertiti was queen alongside Pharaoh Akhenaten. While the remains of other ancient Egyptian royalty have been found, the location of Nefertiti’s tomb remains a mystery. Is it still hidden in the Valley of the Kings in Egypt? Could her remains have already been found in a mummy whose identity has yet to be confirmed? Or did Nefertiti ever exist at all?
Jun 18, 2018
The Disappearance of Korean Airlines Flight 007
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In August of 1983, Korean Airlines flight 007 deviated off course and disappeared from radar. Some believe it was shot down by the Soviets. Others believe it was on a government spy mission. Korea, the US, and Japan all publicly demanded an investigation, but it would take ten years to learn the truth.
Jun 04, 2018
The Lost Civilization of Túcume
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In the Lambayeque Valley in Northern Peru lies the ruins of Túcume. Founded approximately in 1100 AD, the city of was a thriving population center with thousands of inhabitants. But around 1530, it was completely abandoned. Who were these inhabitants and where did they go? 
May 21, 2018
"Portrait of a Young Man" - Raphael's Lost Artwork
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Many of the world’s most priceless paintings were stolen by the Nazis. Most were either recovered or eventually resurfaced. But Raphael's "Portrait of a Young Man" has never been found. Was it left behind in a cave or cellar for safe keeping? Is it floating on the black market? Or was it destroyed entirely?
May 07, 2018
Oliver Cromwell’s Missing Head
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Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell was instrumental in ousting the monarchy during the English Civil War. But soon after his death, the monarchy was restored. As a show of power, Cromwell’s corpse was disinterred, and his head cut off, piked, and displayed atop Westminster Abbey. But in the late 1600’s, the head fell off Westminster Abbey and disappeared... 
Apr 23, 2018
"The Eighth Wonder of the World" - The Amber Room
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Famously declared the eighth wonder of the world, the Amber Room was a set of incredibly ornate amber wall panels that may be worth over $500 million dollars today. German forces stole the panels from Russia in October, 1941 and Hitler himself ordered the panels moved in January, 1945. But little is known about their whereabouts since. Were they stowed aboard a sunken Nazi ship? Hidden in a salt mine? Or destroyed by the Russians themselves? 
Apr 20, 2018
D.B. Cooper
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Cooper orchestrated one of the most daring hijackings of all time when he successfully held his fellow passengers ransom for $200,000 in 1971, before parachuting to an unknown fate. Though some clues have surfaced over time, no definitive answers exist explaining what happened to Cooper, at least not to the satisfaction of the FBI. What happened to Cooper and how did he seemingly vanish into thin air?
Apr 19, 2018
Welcome to Gone!
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Just because something vanished, doesn’t mean it can’t be found. Gone examines the greatest disappearances in history, and the theories they spawned. If it's gone, we're looking. Gone is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network. Starting April 23rd, new episodes will release every other Monday.
Apr 07, 2018
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