Hostage

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 Nov 7, 2018
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Some terrorists use weapons. Some use information. The scariest use hostages. Every Thursday, Hostage tells electrifying crime stories culminating in intense, life-or-death negotiations. Within the stories, we examine tactics used by the FBI’s crisis negotiation unit, world governments, and even hostage’s parents, highlighting the techniques that saved lives, and the moments where everything went tragically wrong. Hostage is a production of Cutler Media, and part of the Parcast Network. New episodes release on Thursdays.

Episode Date
Katie Beers Kidnapping Pt. 1: A History of Betrayal
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Convincing her that she was going to an arcade, John Esposito, a family friend, kidnapped 9-year-old Katie Beers, locking her in a tiny cell under his garage in 1992. Word spread of the missing child, but it takes 17 days for Katie to be found. John’s predatory behavior was overlooked by authorities and Katie’s family, failing to protect her from the dangerous man.&nbsp;<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Audible - Get 3 months of Audible for just $6.95 a month by going to Audible.com/HOSTAGE or text HOSTAGE to 500 500.&nbsp;
Dec 06, 2018
The Moscow Theater Hostage Crisis Pt. 2: Rescue Rehearsal
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Unable to leave the auditorium of the Dubrovka Theater for over four days, the orchestra pit becomes the bathroom. Despite immense pressure to open talks, Putin insists everyone will get out alive... but did they?<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Care/of - For 25% off your first month of personalized Care/of vitamins, visit TakeCareOf.com and enter code HOSTAGE.<br><br><br><br><br>
Nov 29, 2018
The Moscow Theater Hostage Crisis Pt. 1: Storming the Dubrovka
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As leverage to force President Vladimir Putin to withdraw Russian forces from Chechnya in 2002, a band of 40-50 heavily armed Chechen rebels took hundreds of innocent people as hostage. The man behind the chaos: terrorist leader, Movsar Barayev. The state of Chechnya in the early 2000s only adds to the turmoil of the hostage situation. <br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Parcast - Rate, review and subscribe to our new show <strong><em>Assassinations</em></strong> which premieres November 19th!
Nov 22, 2018
Bobby Greenlease Jr. Pt. 2: False Ransom
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One day after Bobby was kidnapped by Carl Hall and Bonnie Heady, his parents received a ransom note for $600,000 in exchange for their son. They immediately turned to the FBI for help but was it too late?<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Parcast - We now have merch for sale! Head to Parcast.com/Merch now!
Nov 15, 2018
Bobby Greenlease Jr. Pt. 1: A Trusting Boy
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Bobby was taken from his school by a woman claiming to be his aunt in 1953. Within hours, the school realized its mistake, but it was too late. The Greenleases received a ransom note demanding $600,000 in exchange for Bobby’s safe return. &nbsp;<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Parcast - Be sure to rate, review, and subscribe to our new podcast Kingpins!<br><br>
Nov 08, 2018
The Dos Palmas Kidnappings Pt. 2: Island Rescue
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While staying at a lavish resort in the Philippines, visitors were held hostage by the the Abu Sayyaf militant group. Was this the trip of a lifetime or the last trip of their lives?<br><br><br>Sponsors!<br><br><br>Parcast - Be sure to rate, review, and subscribe to our new podcast Kingpins!
Nov 01, 2018
The Dos Palmas Kidnappings Pt. 1: Trouble In Paradise
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On May 27, 2001 members of the Abu Sayyaf militant group took over a luxurious resort on a private island in the Philippines and took missionaries Martin and Gracia Burnham hostage.<br><br>Parcast - Subscribe to our new show Kingpins by searching KINGPINS where ever you listen to podcasts!&nbsp;
Oct 25, 2018
Patty Hearst Pt. 3: Captive of the SLA
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After two months of fruitless negotiations, the FBI stopped trying to rescue a hostage, and started trying to catch a criminal. This week, we’ll look at the crimes Patricia committed under coercion, and her life on the run. How do you rescue a hostage who doesn’t want to be found?<br><br><br>
Oct 18, 2018
Patty Hearst Pt. 2: Girl on the Run
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Blindfolded and locked in a closet for 57 days, Patricia Hearst was subjected to torture, abuse, and brainwashing. How did she survive? We examine her psyche, how she handled a death threat, and clips from the audio messages she was forced to record.&nbsp;<br><br><br>
Oct 18, 2018
Patty Hearst Pt. 1: The Kidnapping
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Patricia Hearst lived every woman’s nightmare. She was violently taken from her own apartment, tied up, and thrown in the back of a stolen car. For the next two years, Patricia was held hostage. In our first episode, we explore the dramatic lead-up to Patricia’s kidnapping, and why her kidnappers were able to snatch the heiress from her apartment in under four minutes.
Oct 17, 2018
Welcome Trailer!
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Every Thursday, Hostage transports you to a heart-pounding situation where innocent lives hang in the balance. We analyze the tactics used by the FBI’s crisis negotiation unit, world governments, and even bystanders, highlighting the techniques that saved lives, and the moments where everything went tragically wrong. Hostage is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media Production.
Oct 02, 2018