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Nicolas Flamel and the Philosopher's Stone

Supernatural with Ashley Flowers

02:08 min | 2 weeks ago

Nicolas Flamel and the Philosopher's Stone

"If you're a harry potter fan the name nicholas fla mel is probably bringing some bells for you. Nicholas and his wife. Paranoia are mentioned in jk rollings. I harry potter and the philosopher's stone. They're both over six hundred years old. Because in the novel nicholas has discovered a magical artifact that makes him immortal in the united states. this object is known as the sorcerer's stone but for simplicity. I'm gonna stick to the british term philosopher's stone now supposedly this stone is incredibly powerful legends about it have been around for about two thousand years. They say it has the power to turn any metal into gold. And it's connected to this beverage called the of life which keeps you alive forever. It's not super clear of the philosopher's stone makes the elixir. Or if it actually is the elixir or if the recipe for the stone is close enough to the elixir. That if you can make one you can make the other either way. The central idea is consistent. If you discover the philosopher's stone you can become immortal. Ancient accounts describe the stone. Bright red and it wasn't really a stone at all. it was actually more like a powder or a fluid something you'd add to a bubbling vile to create anything. You want and i do mean anything. See alchemists just trying to get rich and achieve immortality. They were trying to unlock the fundamental secrets of the universe. Like why lead is led and knock gold or why me and not someone else and the idea was that with a for stone you could transform anything or anyone into whatever you want it. And it's not like there's just one stone because according to out chemical tradition you can actually make a philosopher's stone so researchers weren't necessarily trying to locate one. They were trying to create it. Supposedly the closest anyone ever got was this guy named nicholas flannel.

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The Isdal Woman

Supernatural with Ashley Flowers

04:32 min | 2 months ago

The Isdal Woman

"Today story isn't supernatural in itself but the mystery is so baffling it borders on other worldly. It takes place in norway in the late fall of nineteen seventy it sunday morning november twenty ninth and a professor and his two young daughters go for a hike. They're headed for a forest outside of bergen. Which is a city on norway's southwestern coast eventually they start climbing up a hillside above an area called e. stolen. Which is norwegian for ice valley. It's this gloomy desolate place surrounded by steep rocky hills and it also has a strange history. In the middle ages. People supposedly came to ice valley to take their own lives and more recently. It's been the site of a lot of fatal hiking accidents with this morning. The families just enjoying the fresh air when the oldest girl see something. It appears to be a body laying in between some rocks on the hillside. And it's been burned from what they can tell. It belongs to a dark haired woman between the ages of twenty five and forty. But she's so badly mutilated that her facial features are impossible to recognize. Her hands and arms are raised up near her chest in oppose that often seen on burn victims and she's wearing regular clothes nothing appropriate for hiking it so creepy and shocking that the family turns right around and leaves. You gotta remember. This is nineteen seventy so there are no cell phones which means that they have to walk all the way back through the woods to report the body all wondering if whoever killed this woman might be following them but they get back safely and soon a group of police trekking up the hillside overlooking the valley as soon as they start examining the body they noticed something strange. Only the front of the woman is burnt. The back of her body is completely fine. There's a definite smell of burned flesh in the air so they know that this is the place where she caught fire. She wasn't carried here after the fact and later they find a drop of gasoline on a fur hat. That's laying underneath her body but other than that. There's no evidence of an actual fire no charred logs or fuel containers. It looks like she or someone brought a bunch of items along and set them on fire to. There's a couple of shriveled plastic bottles that seemed to have just contained water a plastic cover for a passport and a melted rubber boot. The only things that haven't been burned are the women's jewelry a pair of earrings. A ring these have been carefully placed beside her in an almost ceremonial way. And there are some pieces of clothing strewn around but all the labels have been cut off same thing with the clothes on the woman's body and when the police inspect the melted plastic bottles. They noticed the names on the bottom have been rubbed out the police. Keep the body on the hill overnight until they've finished all their forensic investigations and the following. Day november thirtieth. They bring her charred remains to a hospital in bergen for an autopsy. Then they go to the press they tell the papers that a body of a young woman with dark hair and medium build has been found and they ask anyone who might have seen her to come forward. Meanwhile the bergen police team up with the national crime investigation service in oslo called creep. Ohs to begin a full inquiry into who this woman is. They run her fingerprints through the national police register. But there aren't any matches so they turn their attention to any unclaimed luggage at railway or bus stations and on december second baguette. Lucky two suitcases have been sitting in a luggage room at the bergen train station for over a week. They were checked in on november. Twenty third so six days before the body was found and at first. The cops. don't know if these are hers. But there's a fingerprint. On a pair of sunglasses inside that matches exactly with the fingerprint from the woman

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The New England Vampire Girl

Supernatural with Ashley Flowers

04:19 min | 3 months ago

The New England Vampire Girl

"Lena's mother passed lena's older sister mary. Olive died as well after fighting a long bout of the same disease. Her obituary read quote. The last few hours she lived was of great suffering yet. Her faith was firm and she was ready for the change and quote. Exeter held a funeral for mary. Olive all the townsfolk sang a hymn that. Mary selected on her deathbed called. One sweetly solemn thought beliefs are about someone begging god to be nearby as they slip over the brink of death into whatever comes next. But there's a reason that lena just a decade later receives so much less fanfare than her sister. A reason why the townsfolk weren't so keen to be in close quarters with the browns. One death is sad to is tragic but after three people start thinking that this family is infected like cursed or something they were once a family of five and now they're down to to just george and his twenty four year old son edwin and eddie will now. he's sick to. He's actually been sick for a while leading dies. He spent something like two years in colorado. His health. Hoping the western air might do him some good but it didn't. He returned to rhode island shortly after. Lena took her last breath by the end of february eighteen. Ninety two. he's counting down his final days on earth. Trying to make them as comfortable as possible. But eddie's well liked around town so he's not short on people willing to lend a hand before hospice and hospitals attending to the dying was considered a position of honor. In new england society even had a name for it watchers in addition to doling out medicine and taking care of basic needs watchers. Made sure that when somebody passed they weren't alone someone they loved was sitting by their side. Easing them through families. Even entire villages would take ships but any makes a controversial decision. He doesn't choose his father to be as watcher. he stays with his in-laws. Why will it turns out eddie. Might want to stay far far away. From the brown family farm one winter night a group of well intentioned townsfolk georgia's doorstep with a wild theory. They think the disease plaguing georgia's family is caused by one of three things to are buried underground and one is in a crypt. They're basically like what if your wife and daughters aren't dead or aren't always dead. What if they're undefeated and feeding on the living tissue and blood of your son now. They don't use the word vampire in conversation but they do suggest that george exhume his wife and two daughters to see if there's any fresh blood in their hearts if there is they'll know for sure that eddie's health is being siphoned by a loved one from beyond the grave as you can imagine this all sounds like three shades to ridiculous to george. He's surely a god fearing man and disturbing the dead probably feels like it's breaking all kinds of commandments. But at the end of the day he doesn't have another option. Medicine has failed. Prayers have failed and he has a town of people scared about what will happen if the disease is in contained. So after talking it over with eddie george actually says yes to zooming his family under one condition. He doesn't want to be there. He refuses to bear witness so on march seventeenth eighteen. Ninety two george stays behind as four. Neighbors dr metcalfe and possibly correspondent from the providence journal head over to the brown family cemetery. The good doctor more or less thinks this trip is a joke. And the supernatural beliefs being flaunted are laughable. He even says as much but goes along with it. If only to

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Podcast Taxonomy Consortium gives us clearer job descriptions

podnews

03:29 min | 4 months ago

Podcast Taxonomy Consortium gives us clearer job descriptions

"The podcast taxonomy consortium has posted. Its first white paper proposing standard for job descriptions in podcasting the product of five months of work it enables all of us to know the difference between a technical director an audio engineer for example. Where is one. Apparently they also welcome further. Participation charter has launched twenty twenty one podcast privacy. Report the free. Pdf explains how online privacy rules in tech will change next year. Red circle has launched programmatic advertising today for its community of podcasters advertisers. The company says it's the only podcast host offering a complete set of monetization options including donations subscriptions dynamic host ads and programmatic ads. Today is the last day to enter the ambiance. The new podcast awards from the podcast economy. Be quick podcast. Advertising barely slowed down this year. According to again in a i which has released the state of podcast advertising in two thousand and twenty a full analysis of the podcast at market portable is a new service that aims to connect businesses with podcasters. It also offers a search. Api the stitcher sub reddit. Pretty sight. Following the podcast. Apps redesigned thread titles. Include this update has altered the meaning of the word premium. And how can you make an update worse than the old version pouch. we're also on reddit slash. Our sash pod us. Nothing's going wrong there. The pew research center a us-based fact tank has released news consumption in a digital era. A paper that finds that more americans using podcasts to get the latest news but also highlights the danger of a survey. Several of those surveyed forgot that they listens to music podcasts until they specifically asked about them. Union members spotify gimblett podcast. The wringer stopped work for two hours on friday due to the slow pace of agreeing contract with the company. Edison research is planning a final webinar for the ten for twenty will showcase the company's ten most notable findings from two thousand and twenty. Like how rubbish here. It was and things that other podcast. Companies don't have to worry about launching a satellite the s x seven satellite for sirius. Xm ways seven point seven tons and work until twenty. Thirty six my is. I can't fix the country road or even the town. But i can bring my own advice from the story. Core podcast from npr. It's for new season with new hosts camilla shaney founded in two thousand and three story call has brought more than six hundred thousand americans together to record conversations about their lives. It's a wonderful lie. Is the first time audio chunk of mehta comedy. Podcast is hosted by ashley flowers and is a twelve part. Short form comedy show hosting every day until december twenty fourth and from now is a new science fiction. Podcast from q code. The podcast publisher. Who snags steve. Wilson from apple podcasts earlier this month as supplied that press release links to apple podcasts. Three times including an embed

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The mystery Of Paul Amadeus Dienach

Supernatural with Ashley Flowers

04:13 min | 4 months ago

The mystery Of Paul Amadeus Dienach

"Story begins in nineteen seventeen in switzerland. Paul is a swiss teacher and academic enthusiast in his twenties he pursued humanitarian studies cultural history and something called classical philology which is basically the study of ancient greek and latin written language. But now paul's thirty one years old and he teaches mostly history and as far as we know he's fairly healthy but then one day out of nowhere hall just falls asleep presumably. It's in the middle of a normal everyday activity because his family and friends tried to rouse him. But paul doesn't wake up this freaks everyone out so they take him to the hospital. The doctors say paul has slipped into a coma but they can't find anything physically wrong with him and paul stays like this for fifteen days until finally he wakes up. It's snowing outside and the second. Paul opens his eyes. His mother falls onto the floor. She is sobbing with relief. Halls a little disoriented when he wakes up but that he seems buying doctors still can't figure out what caused the two week coma but after a few months. Paul seems to be back to normal. Everyone hopes it just a weird one time incident but four years later in may of nineteen twenty one. It happens again. Paul falls asleep and once more. His friends and family can't wait kim. Only this time it lasts longer than a few weeks. A month passes and still nothing at this point. Things are looking even more dire than before. The doctors have to put paul on a feeding tube to keep them alive. Meanwhile his aging mother and his other friends and family continue to visit him. All they can do is pray paul spontaneously wake up but another month goes by and people start to give up hope. His mother even dies during this time. Presumably of natural causes still. It's got to be just the worst way to go knowing that your son is in a mysterious coma even if he does wake. You didn't even get to say goodbye. Finally paul does wake up in may of nineteen twenty two one year after he fell asleep. He opens his eyes. Paul's completely awake and aside from his muscles not being used in a while. He's fully functioning but again doctors have no idea what was wrong with him or if it will happen again. Worst of all someone has to tell him about his mother's passing which breaks his heart. And maybe it's this grief that's weighing on paul. Because from the moment he wakes up. He's acting cagey as he won't say anything about what he experienced during the coma. Which makes sense if there was nothing to talk about but from the way polls refusing to answer his questions. It seems like maybe something did happen while he was unconscious. And that whatever it is he literally doesn't want anyone to know and paul. Strange behaviour doesn't end there because as the months go by he basically becomes a recluse he wants see or talk to any friends or family but from what they can tell. Paul seems to be preoccupied with getting his affairs. In order he cleans out his deceased. Mother's house takes care of his inheritance issues and sell some land other than that. He keeps himself so busy with manual labor. It's as if he's purposefully preoccupying himself and he prefers to spend his evenings alone reading philosophy books and to be fair. Paul is a teacher and he was probably a big reader before but he more invested than ever in his studies specifically anything having to do with philosophy and he's spending a lot of time talking to his priest which is a pretty new development.

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"ashley flowers" Discussed on Mythology

Mythology

04:41 min | 8 months ago

"ashley flowers" Discussed on Mythology

"Crutches he'd look like a weakling in front of the whole world press so he decided to call this guy doctor Max Jacobsen. Doctor Jacobson was sort of mad scientists slash doctor to the stars. He treated everyone who's anyone and he had this miracle shot that gave his patients so much energy and euphoria that the actually called him Dr Feelgood which just as an aside maybe never go to someone called Dr Feelgood. So with this summit, coming up Jack Invites, Dr Feelgood to the White House without consulting any of his regular doctors after one injection jack is practically leaping across the room without his crutches he feels on top of the world clear-headed. No pain. So he even asked Dr Jacobson to come with him to Europe in case he needs and other fix. So you're probably asking what was actually in these magic injections mostly amphetamines. So if you're keeping score, the president is now shooting up speed. He's on Royds, downers narcotics, and whatever else was in Dr Jacobson's shots because even today no one is totally sure what the full recipe was. But Jack said I don't care if it's Horse Piss it works. The thing about amphetamines though is when they stop. You are in a world of trouble especially if you're trying to negotiate a peace treaty with the Soviet. Premier. When Jack arrived in Vienna for the summit doctor. Jacobson gave him a quick injection and then he was off to the races. I mean, he was even described as bounding down the steps of the embassy. Looked like he could run. Around the sixty, seven year old Khrushchev. But. As soon as they got to talking Jack was clearly not functioning at one hundred percent. He bumbled his way through the whole afternoon without accomplishing really anything by dinnertime even reporters who saw Jack leading the building could tell that his energy was crashing. And by the end of the second day, well, it's generous to assume that he was going through withdrawals because the only other explanation is that he just lost his mind during their last meeting. Khrushchev. Threatened is up to the US to decide whether there'll be war or peace and Jack replied. Then MR chairman there will be war it will be a cold winter. Now. This was the exact opposite of what the US was hoping to get out of this event. Jack said it best himself in an interview immediately after the meeting worst thing in my life he savaged me. For a minute, it looked like Khrushchev might have rhetorically beaten him to death a week or two after he gets back to the White House on June. Sixteenth Jack comes down with a fever I mean he can't even get out of bed. He has to cancel his appointments, his doctors on red alert because when you have Addison's disease, any small infection can potentially be. Life threatening. So they decide to pump him full of antibiotics and steroids and narcotics even more than usual but his condition just keeps getting worse for a whole week by June twenty second. He nearly dies all the while the press is being told that he has a mild viral infection. The public has no idea that the commander in chief is basically on his deathbed. Miraculously, Jacks health finally starts to turn around he makes a slow but steady recovery and when the test comeback they all finally find out what caused this near fatal infection. Arab actor Clohessy, a bacteria that outside of a hospital setting is usually sexually transmitted. So the president just almost died of an S. T. D. and the burning question pun intended is who gave it to him? Well, it's a little hard to narrow down because in his downtime between creating international crises and shooting up enough drugs to kill a racehorse. JFK was sleeping with just about every woman in.

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"ashley flowers" Discussed on Mythology

Mythology

08:18 min | 8 months ago

"ashley flowers" Discussed on Mythology

"But there's another interest of mine that I'm excited to share with you guys and depending on who were talking about. There's even a little true crime esque in there too. If you grew up in the US, you probably grew up with this of the former presidents as these serious dignified insanely boring old men who never had any fun in their lives and there's a reason. This is all the history books. Tell us because the truth is well, it's embarrassing for the country and almost too wild to believe the White House has been full of scandals. Drama and even a little bit of true crime from the very beginning and the more you learn about what was really going on in the Oval Office. The more you'll have to wonder how did we make it this far? Welcome to vary presidential apart cast original in this podcast I'm going to be looking at fifteen presidents who'd be on the Mount Rushmore of bad behavior and today I'm starting off with one of the most beloved presidents in American History John Fitzgerald Kennedy in less than three years JFK was involved in more scandals than most people can hope for in a lifetime he basically turned. The. White House into the playboy mansion accidentally slept with not one. But two spies met with foreign leaders in a drug addled Hayes, and nearly started a nuclear war because he wanted to look good in the press for decades the public didn't have a clue about any of this. But the facts we have now call into question everything we thought we knew about the Kennedys. John F., Kennedy was a Rockstar at forty three years old. He was the youngest president ever elected and arguably the hottest every woman in America was swooning over his boyish good looks toss old hair and casual self confidence and even though the Kennedys are one of the richest families in America, he was seen as sort of an underdog. He was the first Catholic president ever elected which was. A big deal for the Irish Catholic community more than anything Jack as his friends called him was a breath of fresh air. He was young energetic a family man his wife Jackie was already becoming a fashion icon his brother Bobby was appointed as the new attorney general, which let's say was a bit of a controversial choice but love them or hate them the Kennedys were America's new royalty. Of course though that image was carefully crafted. Even after his death, the Kennedy family went to extreme lengths to hide anything that might compromise Jack's reputation. and. There was a lot. Let's start with that youthful vigor that was one of his main selling points just fifteen years before in nineteen forty-five FDR had died in office after a long period of illness. So everyone was worried that the same thing might happen again, which is why throughout the nineteen sixty campaign jack insisted that he was in perfect health but this was a complete lie. JFK's health problems are no longer a big secret today but most historians still Kinda tend to skip over how serious they actually were and what he did to cope with them. It's literally a miracle that Jack was still alive to be president. At Age forty three, I mean he'd been extremely deathly ill his entire life he'd actually been. So close to dying that he had his last rites administered on four separate occasions. He was eventually diagnosed with Colitis, which is this chronic disease of the large intestine and he also had Addison's disease which causes hormone deficiencies and as a side effect of the steroids that he had to take. He had back problems that caused him to be in constant pain. Now, none of this sounds too serious in terms of how it affects someone's decision making mean shirts distracting to be in pain all the time, but he was still mentally sound, right Well he would have been but to deal with his pain, Jack was taking basically every drug known to pharmacology I mean we're talking morphine sedatives, barbiturates, narcotics. He was even on four kinds of steroids daily including anabolic steroids, and that's the same kind athletes use for muscle building and they're known to cause paranoia mania aggression after long term use. Essentially if Jack had to take a drug test, he would have. been fired from any government job and probably referred to a Rehab Center and yet here he was with his finger on the nuclear button making decisions that would affect the entire glow. Now, a lot of biographers insist that Jack's health problems and medications didn't have any effect on his leadership but psychiatrist Naseer Gami who review Jacks medical files said that claim was hard to accept biologically especially when you look at his. Behavior, in office, which was an endless parade of disasters. On Day, three in the White House before he even had time to settle in Jack, got a visit from the CIA director. There was one little thing that needed the president's attention. The CIA had been training guerrilla army to invade Cuba and overthrow the government. The US wasn't a fan of Cuba's Prime Minister Fidel Castro because he was a socialist and this was the Cold War but Jack Wasn't totally convinced that staging a coup was the best answer mostly because if Anyone, tied it back to the US it'd be a whole international crisis, but the CIA says listen don't worry about it. We're going to invade yet, but it's not gonNA look like an invasion we've recruited over a thousand Cuban rebel fighters for the job. So we play our cards, right? No one had any idea that the US was ever involved. So Jack says, okay, fine. Let's let's do it but just to be extra sure that it doesn't fall back on us you. Are. Not Allowed to participate in the invasion at all in any way shape or form ever the end. But the fifteen, hundred, Cuban guerrillas, send them on their own with. And let's just see what happens and of course, what happens is a complete disaster. When the invasion takes place on April seventeenth guerrilla fighters barely make it onto shore a hundred and eighteen of them or killed over three hundred or wounded, and the rest are all captured and not only does the Bay of Pigs, invasion fail miserably but it's obvious that the US was behind it. The biggest consequence for Jack, is that he kind of looks like a bumbling idiot both at home and abroad everyone's worst fears were confirmed. Maybe JFK is just a pretty face and he's too young and too inexperienced to actually lead. The next night, Jack is meeting with a couple advisors in the Oval Office when he suddenly breaks off mid-sentence and walks out into the Rose Garden, he spends an hour just walking around silently by himself. The next morning, his press secretary finds him crying in his bedroom, and then over the next few days, he keeps muttering to himself. How could I have been? So stupid of course, it might have had something to do with the FBI storage lockers, worth of drugs that he was taking, and despite all the meds his underlying. Conditions were only getting worse in fact, just a month later in May of nineteen, sixty one he threw out his back during a tree planting ceremony I mean so bad. He couldn't even walk. This was a problem because in a couple of weeks, he was supposed to fly to Europe to meet the Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev in the Cold War perception was everything he couldn't show up hobbling around on.

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"ashley flowers" Discussed on Dictators

Dictators

07:57 min | 8 months ago

"ashley flowers" Discussed on Dictators

"You might know me as a true crime lover but there's another interest of mine that I'm excited to share with you guys and depending on who were talking about. There's even a little true crime esque in there too. If you grew up in the US, you probably grew up with this image of the former presidents. Serious. dignified. Insanely boring men who never had any fun in their lives and there's a reason this is all the history books. Tell us because the truth is well, it's embarrassing for the country and almost too wild to believe the White House has been full of scandals, secrets drama, and even a little bit of true crime from the very beginning and the more you learn about what was really going on in the Oval Office. The more you'll have to wonder how did we make it this far? Welcome to very presidential apar- cast original in this podcast I'm going to be looking at fifteen presidents who'd be on the Mount Rushmore of bad behavior and today I'm starting off with one of the most beloved presidents in American History John. Fitzgerald Kennedy in less than three years. JFK was involved in more scandals than most people can hope for in a lifetime he basically turned The White House into the playboy mansion accidentally slept with not one but two spies met with foreign leaders in a drug addled Hayes and nearly started a nuclear war because he wanted to look good in the press for decades. The public didn't have a clue about any of this. But the facts we have now call into question everything we thought we knew about the Kennedys. John F. Kennedy was. Star at forty three years old. He was the youngest president ever elected and arguably the hottest. Woman in America was swooning over his boyish good looks tossed hair and casual self confidence, and even though the Kennedys are one of the richest families in America, he was seen as sort of an underdog. He was the first Catholic president ever elected, which was a big deal for the Irish Catholic community more than anything. Jack, as his friends called, him was a breath of fresh air. He was young energetic family man his wife Jackie was already becoming a fashion icon. His brother Bobby was appointed as the new attorney general, which let's just say was a bit of a controversial choice but love them or hate them. The Kennedys were America's new royalty. Of course though the image was carefully crafted. Even after his death, the Kennedy family went to extreme lengths to hide anything that might compromise Jack's reputation. And there was a lot. Let's start with that youthful vigor that was one of his main selling points just fifteen years before in nineteen forty-five FDR had died in office after a long period of illness. So everyone was worried that the same thing might happen again, which is why throughout the nineteen sixty campaign jack insisted that he was in perfect health but this was a complete lie JFK's health problems are no longer a big secret today but most historians till Kinda tend to skim over how serious they actually were and what he did to cope with them. It's literally a miracle that Jack was still alive to be president at. Age Forty, three, I mean he'd been extremely deathly ill his entire life he actually been. So close to dying that he had his last rites administered on four separate occasions. He was eventually diagnosed with collide, which is this chronic disease of the large intestine and he also had Addison's disease which causes hormone deficiencies and as a side effect of the steroids that he had to take. He had back problems that caused him to be in constant pain. Now, none of this sounds too serious in terms of how it affects someone's decision making I mean sure it's distracting to be in pain all the time, but he was still mentally sound, right Well he would have been but to deal with his pain, Jack was taking basically every drug known to pharmacology I mean. We're talking morphine sedatives, barbiturates narcotics. He was even on four kinds of steroids daily including. Steroids, and that's the same kind athletes use for muscle building and they're known to cause paranoia mania and aggression after long-term use. Essentially, Jack had to take a drug test. He would have been fired from any government job and probably referred to a Rehab Center and yet here he was with his finger on the nuclear button making decisions that would affect the entire glow. Now, a lot of biographers insists that Jack's health problems and medications didn't have any effect on his leadership but psychiatrists, Masirah, Gami who review Jacks medical files said that claim was hard to accept biologically especially when you look at his actual behavior in office, which was an endless parade of disasters. On date three in the White House before he even had time to settle in Jack, got a visit from the CIA director. There was one little thing that needed the president's attention. The CIA had been training a guerilla army to invade Cuba and overthrow the government. The US wasn't a fan of Cuba's Prime Minister? Fidel Castro because he was a socialist and this was the Cold War but Jack Wasn't totally convinced that staging a coup was the best answer mostly because if anyone tied it back to the US it'd be. A whole international crisis but the CIA says, don't worry about it. We're GONNA invade yet but it's not gonNA look like an invasion we've recruited over a thousand. Cuban rebel fighters for the job. So we play our cards, right? No one had any idea that the US was ever involved. So Jack says, okay fine. Let's let's do it but just to be extra sure that it doesn't fall back on US US forces are not allowed to participate in the invasion at all in any way shape or form ever at the end. But the fifteen hundred Cuban guerrillas send them on their own with no backup and let's just see what happens and of course, what happens is a complete disaster. When the invasion takes place on April seventeenth a guerrilla fighters barely make it onto shore a hundred eighteen of them or killed over three hundred or wounded, and the rest are all captured and not only does the Bay of Pigs invasion. Miserably, but it's obvious that the US was behind it. The biggest consequence for Jack is that he kind of looks like a bumbling idiot both at home and abroad everyone's worst fears were confirmed. Maybe JFK is just a pretty face and he's too young and too inexperienced to actually lead. The next night Jack is meeting with a couple advisors in the Oval Office when he suddenly breaks off mid-sentence and walks out into the Rose Garden, he spends an hour just walking around silently by himself. The next warning his press secretary finds him crying in his bedroom, and then over the next few days, he keeps just muttering to himself. How could I have been? So stupid of course, it might have had something to do with the FBI storage lockers, worth of drugs that he was taking. Despite. All the meds his underlying conditions were only getting.

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"ashley flowers" Discussed on Haunted Places

Haunted Places

07:57 min | 8 months ago

"ashley flowers" Discussed on Haunted Places

"You might know me as a true crime lover but there's another interest of mine that I'm excited to share with you guys and depending on who we're talking about. There's even a little true crime esque in there too. If you grew up in the US, you probably grew up with this image of the former presidents as these serious dignified insanely boring old men who never Had any fun in their lives and there's a reason. This is all the history books. Tell us because the truth is well, it's embarrassing for the country and almost too wild to believe the White House has been full of scandals, secrets drama and even a little bit of true crime from the very beginning and the more you learn about what was really going on in the Oval Office the more you'll have to wonder how did we make it this far? Welcome to very presidential apar- cast original in this podcast I'm going to be looking at fifteen presidents who'd be on the Mount Rushmore of bad behavior and today I'm starting off with one of the most beloved presidents in American History John Fitzgerald Kennedy in less than three years JFK was involved in more scandals than most people can hope for in a lifetime he basically turned. The White House into the playboy mansion accidentally slept with not one but two spies met with foreign leaders in a drug addled Hayes and nearly started a nuclear war because he wanted to look good in the press for decades. The public didn't have a clue about any of this. But the facts we have now call into question everything we thought we knew about the Kennedys. John F. Kennedy was a Rockstar at forty three years old. He was the youngest president ever elected and arguably the hottest every woman in America was swooning over his boyish good looks toss alled hair and casual self confidence and even though the Kennedys are one of the richest families in America, he was seen as sort of an underdog. He was the first Catholic president ever elected, which was a big deal for Irish Catholic community more than anything Jack as his friends called him was a breath of fresh air. He was young energetic a family man his wife Jackie was already becoming a fashion icon his brother. Bobby. was appointed as the new attorney general, which let's say was a bit of A. Choice, but love them or hate them. The Kennedys were America's new royalty. Of. Course though that image was carefully crafted. Even after his death, the Kennedy family went to stream length to hide anything that might compromise Jack's reputation. And there was a lot let's start with that youthful vigor that was one of his main selling points just fifteen years before in nineteen forty-five FDR had in office after a long period of illness. So everyone was worried that the same thing might happen again, which is why throughout the nineteen sixty campaign jack insisted that he was in perfect health but this was a complete lie JFK's health problems are no longer a big secret today but most historians till Kinda tend to skim over how serious they actually were and what he did to cope with them. It's literally a miracle that Jack was still alive to be president at age. Forty three I mean he'd been extremely deathly ill his entire life he'd actually been. So close to dying that he had his last rites administered on four separate occasions. He was eventually diagnosed with Colitis, which is this chronic disease of the large intestine and he also had Addison's disease which causes hormone deficiencies and as a side effect of the steroids that he had to take. He had back problems that caused him to be in constant pain. Now, none of this sounds too serious in terms of how it affects someone's decision making I mean sure it's distracting to be in pain all the time, but he was still mentally sound, right Well, he would have been, but to deal with his pain, Jack was taking basically every drug known to Pharmacology I. Mean we're talking morphine sedatives, barbiturates, narcotics. He was even on four kinds of steroids daily including anabolic steroids, and that's the same kind athletes use for muscle building and they're known to cause paranoia mania an aggression after long-term. Essentially. If Jack had to take a drug test, he would have been fired from any government job and probably referred to a Rehab Center and yet here he was with his finger on the nuclear button making decisions that would affect the entire glow. Now, a lot of biographers insist that Jack's health problems and medications didn't have any effect on his leadership but psychiatrist Naseer Gami who review Jacks medical files said that claim was hard to accept biologically especially when you look at his behavior in office, which was an endless parade a disasters. On Day three in the white. House before he even had time to settle in Jack, got a visit from the CIA director. There was one little thing that needed the president's attention. The CIA had been training guerilla army to invade Cuba an overthrow the government. The US wasn't a fan of Cuba's Prime Minister Fidel Castro because he was a socialist and this was the Cold War but Jack Wasn't totally convinced that staging a coup was the best answer mostly because if anyone tied back to the US, it'd be A. Whole International Crisis. But the CIA says, don't worry about it. We're going to invade. Yes but it's not gonNA look like an invasion we've recruited over a thousand. Cuban. Rebel fighters for the job. So we play our cards, right? No one had any idea that the US was ever involved. So Jack says, okay fine. Let's let's do it but just to be extra sure that it doesn't fall back on US US forces are not allowed to participate in the invasion at all in any way shape or form ever the end. But the fifteen hundred Cuban guerrillas send them on their own with no backup and let's just see what happens and of course, what happens is a complete disaster. When the invasion takes place on seventeenth grill fighters barely make it onto shore a hundred eighteen of them or. Three hundred wounded and the rest are all captured and not only does the Bay of Pigs invasion fail miserably but it's obvious that the US was behind it. The biggest consequence for Jack is that he kind of looks like a bumbling idiot both at home and abroad everyone's worst fears were conferred. Maybe JFK is just a pretty face and he's too young and too inexperienced to actually lead. The next night Jack is meeting with a couple advisors in the Oval Office when he suddenly breaks off mid-sentence and walks out into the Rose Garden, he spends in our just walking around silently by himself the next morning his press secretary finds him crying in his bedroom and then over the next few days, he keeps muttering to himself how could I have been so stupid of course, it might have had something to do with the FBI storage lockers worth of drugs that he was taking, and despite all the meds his underlying. Conditions were only.

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"ashley flowers" Discussed on Cults

Cults

07:57 min | 8 months ago

"ashley flowers" Discussed on Cults

"You might know me as a true crime lover but there's another interest of mine that I'm excited to share with you guys and depending on who we're talking about. There's even a little true crime esque in there too. If you grew up in the US you probably grew up with this image of the former presidents as these serious dignified insanely boring old men who never Had any fun in their lives and there's a reason. This is all the history books. Tell us because the truth is well, it's embarrassing for the country and almost too wild to believe the white. House. has been full of scandals, secrets drama, and even a little bit of true crime from the very beginning and the more you learn about what was really going on in the Oval Office the more you'll have to wonder how did we make it this far? Welcome to very presidential apar-. CAST original. In this podcast I'm going to be looking at fifteen presidents who'd be on the Mount Rushmore of bad behavior and today I'm starting off with one of the most beloved presidents in American History John Fitzgerald Kennedy in less than three years, JFK was involved in more scandals than most people can hope for in a lifetime he basically turned. The White House into the playboy mansion accidentally slept with not one but two spies met with foreign leaders in a drug addled Hayes and nearly started a nuclear war because he wanted to look good in the press for decades the public didn't have a clue about any of this. But the facts we have now call into question everything we thought we knew about the Kennedys. John F. Kennedy was a Rockstar at forty three years old. He was the youngest president ever elected and arguably the hottest every woman in America was swooning over his boyish good looks toss alled hair and casual self confidence and even though the Kennedys are one of the richest families in America, he was seen as sort of an underdog. He was the first Catholic president ever elected, which was a big deal for Irish Catholic community more than anything Jack as his friends called him was a breath of fresh air. He was young energetic a family man his wife Jackie, was already becoming a fashion icon. His brother Bobby was appointed as the new attorney general, which let's say was a bit of A. Choice but love them or hate them. The Kennedys were America's new royalty. Of course though that image was carefully crafted. Even, after his death, the Kennedy family went to extreme lengths to hide anything that might compromise Jack's reputation. And there was a lot. Let's start with that youthful vigor that was one of his main selling points just fifteen years before in nineteen forty-five FDR had in office after a long period of illness. So everyone was worried that the same thing might happen again, which is why throughout the nineteen sixty campaign jack insisted that he was in perfect health but this was a complete lie. JFK's health problems are no longer a big secret today but most historians till Kinda, tend to skim over how serious they actually were and what he did to cope with them. It's literally a miracle that Jack was still alive to be president at age. Forty three, I mean he'd been extremely deathly ill his entire life he'd actually been. So close to dying that he had his last rites administered on four separate occasions. He was eventually diagnosed with Colitis, which is this chronic disease of the large intestine and he also had Addison's disease which causes hormone deficiencies and as a side effect of the steroids that he had to take. He had back problems that caused him to be in constant pain. Now, none of this sounds too serious in terms of how it affects someone's decision making I mean sure it's distracting to be in pain all the time, but he was still mentally sound, right Well. He would have been but to deal with his pain Jack was taking basically every drug known to Pharmacology I. Mean we're talking morphine sedatives, barbiturates, narcotics. He was even on four kinds of steroids daily including anabolic steroids, and that's the same kind athletes use for muscle building and they're known to cause paranoia mania an aggression after long-term. Essentially, if Jack had to take a drug test, he would have been fired from any government job and probably referred to a Rehab Center and yet here he was with his finger on the nuclear button making decisions that would affect the entire glow. Now, a lot of biographers insist that Jack's health problems and medications didn't have any effect on his leadership but psychiatrist, Naseer Gami who rebuke jacks medical files said that claim was hard to accept biologically especially when you look at his behavior in office, which was an endless parade, a disasters. On Day three in the White House. Before he even had time to settle in, Jack got a visit from the CIA director. There was one little thing that needed the president's attention. The CIA had been training guerilla army to invade Cuba an overthrow the government. The US wasn't a fan of Cuba's Prime Minister Fidel. Castro he was a socialist and this was the Cold War but Jack Wasn't totally convinced that staging a coup was the best answer mostly because if anyone tied back to the US, it'd be a whole. International crisis but the CIA says, don't worry about it. We're going to invade. Yes but it's not gonNA look like an invasion we've recruited over a thousand Cuban rebel fighters for the job. So we play our cards, right? No one had any idea that the US was ever involved. So Jack says, okay fine. Let's let's do it but just to be extra sure that it doesn't fall back on US US forces are not allowed to participate in the invasion at all in any way shape or form ever the end. But the fifteen hundred Cuban guerrillas send them on their own with no backup, and let's just see what happens and of course, what happens is a complete disaster. When the invasion takes place on seventeenth, the guerrilla fighters barely make it onto shore a hundred eighteen of them or killed over three hundred wounded, and the rest are all captured and not only does the Bay of Pigs invasion fail miserably but it's obvious that the US was behind it. The biggest consequence for Jack is that he kind of looks like a bumbling idiot both at home and abroad everyone's worst fears were conferred. Maybe JFK is just a pretty face and he's too young and too inexperienced to actually lead. The next night Jack. Is Meeting with a couple advisors in the oval office when he suddenly breaks off mid-sentence and walks out into the Rose Garden he spends an hour just walking around silently by himself. The next morning his press secretary finds him crying in his bedroom and then over the next few days, he keeps muttering to himself how could I have been? So stupid of course, it might have had something to do with the FBI storage lockers worth of drugs that he was taking, and despite all the meds his underlying. Conditions were only.

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"ashley flowers" Discussed on Unexplained Mysteries

Unexplained Mysteries

07:57 min | 8 months ago

"ashley flowers" Discussed on Unexplained Mysteries

"You might know me as a true crime lover but there's another interest of mine that I'm excited to share with you guys and depending on who were talking about there's even a little true crime esque in there too. If you up in the US you probably grew up with this. Former presidents as these serious dignified insanely. Old. Men who never had any fun in their lives and there's a reason this is all the history books. Tell us because the truth is well, it's embarrassing for the country and almost too wild to believe the White House has been full of scandals, secrets drama, and even a little bit of true crime from the very beginning and the more you learn about what was really going on in the Oval Office, the more you'll have to wonder how did we make it this far? Welcome to vary presidential apart cast original in this podcast, I'm going to be looking at fifteen presidents who'd be on the Mount Rushmore of bad behavior and today I'm starting off with one of the most beloved presidents in American History John. Fitzgerald Kennedy in less than three years. JFK was involved in more scandals than most people can hope for in a lifetime he basically turned. The White House into the playboy mansion accidentally slept with not one. But two spies met with foreign leaders in a drug addled Hayes and nearly started a nuclear war because he wanted to look good in the press for decades the public didn't have a clue about any of this. But the facts we have now call into question everything we thought we knew about the Kennedys. John F. Kennedy was a Rockstar at forty three years old. He was the youngest president ever elected and arguably the hottest every woman in America was swooning over his boyish good looks tossed hair and casual self confidence and even though the Kennedys are one of the richest in America, he was seen as sort of an underdog. He was the first Catholic president ever elected which was A big deal for Irish Catholic community more than anything Jack as his friends called him was a breath of fresh air. He was young energetic a family man, his wife Jackie was already becoming a fashion icon. His brother Bobby was appointed as the new attorney general, which let's say was a bit of a controversial choice but love them or hate them. The Kennedys were America's new royalty. Of course though that emerge was carefully crafted. Even, after his death, the Kennedy family went to extreme lengths to hide anything that might compromise Jack's reputation. And there was a lot. Let's start with that youthful vigor that was one of his main selling points just fifteen years before in nineteen forty-five FDR had died in office after a long period of illness. So everyone was worried that the same thing might happen again, which is why throughout the nineteen sixty campaign jack insisted that he was in perfect health but this was a complete lie JFK's health problems are no longer a big secret today but most historians still Kinda tend to skip over how serious they actually were and what he did to cope with them. It's literally a miracle that Jack was still alive to be president at age forty. Three I mean he'd been extremely deathly ill his entire life he'd actually been so close to dying that he had his last rites administered on four separate occasions. He was eventually diagnosed with Colitis, which is this chronic disease of the large intestine and he also had Addison's disease which causes hormone deficiencies and as a side effect of the steroids that he had to take. He had back problems that caused him to be in constant pain. Now, none of this sounds too serious in terms of how it affects someone's decision making sure it's distracting to be in pain all the time, but he was still mentally sound, right Well he would have been but to deal with his pain Jack was taking basically every drug known to pharmacology I mean, we're talking morphine sedatives, barbiturates, narcotics. He was even on four kinds of steroids dealing including anabolic steroids, and that's the same kind athletes use for muscle building and they're known to cause paranoia mania an aggression after long term use. Essentially, if Jack had to take a drug test, he would have been fired from any government. Job and probably referred to a Rehab Center and yet here he was with his finger on the nuclear button making decisions that would affect the entire glow. Now, a lot of biographers insist that Jack's health problems and medications didn't have any effect on his leadership but psychiatrist Naseer Gami who review Jacks medical files said that claim was hard to accept biologically especially when you look at his actual behavior in office, which was an endless parade, a disasters. On Day three in the White House before he even had time to settle in Jack got a visit from the CIA director. There was one little thing that needed the president's attention the. had been training guerrilla army to invade Cuba and overthrow the government. The US wasn't a fan of Cuba's Prime Minister Fidel Castro, because he was a socialist and this was the Cold War but Jack Wasn't totally convinced that staging a coup was the best answer mostly because if anyone tied it back to the US, it'd be a whole international crisis. But the CIA says, don't worry about it. We're going to invade yet but. It's not gonNA look like an invasion we've recruited over a thousand Cuban rebel fighters for the job. So we play our cards, right? No one had any idea that the US was ever involved. So Jack says, okay fine. Let's let's do it but just to be extra sure that it doesn't fall back on US US forces are not allowed to participate in the invasion at all in any way shape or form ever the end. But the hundred Cuban guerrillas send them on their own with no backup and let's just see what happens and of course, what happens is a complete disaster. When the invasion takes place on April seventeenth, the guerrilla fighters barely make it onto shore a hundred eighteen of them or killed over three hundred or wounded, and the rest are all captured and not only does the Bay of Pigs invasion fail miserably but it's obvious that the US was behind it. Biggest consequence for Jack is that he kind of looks like a bumbling idiot both at home and abroad everyone's worst fears were confirmed. Maybe JFK. Is just a pretty face and he's too young and too inexperienced to actually lead. The next night Jack is meeting with a couple advisors in the Oval Office when he suddenly breaks off mid-sentence and walks out into the Rose Garden, he spends an hour just walking around silently by himself. The next morning, his press secretary, find him crying in his bedroom, and then over the next few days, he keeps muttering to himself. How could I have been? So stupid of course, it might have had something to do with the FBI storage lockers, worth of drugs that he was taking, and despite all the meds his underlying. Conditions were only.

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"ashley flowers" Discussed on Medical Mysteries

Medical Mysteries

07:57 min | 8 months ago

"ashley flowers" Discussed on Medical Mysteries

"You might know me as a true crime lover but there's another interest of mine that I'm excited to share with you guys and depending on who were talking about. There's even a little true crime esque in there too. If you up in the US, you probably grew up with this of the former presidents as these serious dignified insanely. Old Men who never had any fun in their lives and there's a reason. This is all the history books. Tell us because the truth is well, it's embarrassing for the country and almost too wild to believe the White House has been full of scandals, secrets drama, and even a little bit of true crime from the very beginning and the more you learn about what was really going on in the Oval Office the more you'll have to wonder how did we make it this far? Welcome to vary presidential apart cast original in this podcast I'm going to be looking at fifteen presidents who'd be on the Mount Rushmore of bad behavior and today I'm starting off with one of the most beloved presidents in American History John Fitzgerald Kennedy in less than three years JFK was involved in more scandals than most people can hope for in a lifetime he basically turned. The White House into the playboy mansion accidentally slept with not one but two spies met with foreign leaders in a drug addled Hayes and nearly started a nuclear war because he wanted to look good in the press for decades. The public didn't have a clue about any of this. But the facts we have now call into question everything we thought we knew about the Kennedys. John F. Kennedy was a Rockstar at forty three years old. He was the youngest president ever elected and arguably the hottest every woman in America was swooning over his boyish good looks tossed hair and casual self confidence and even though the Kennedys are one of the richest and America, he was seen as sort of an underdog. He was the first Catholic president ever elected which was. A big deal for Irish, Catholic community more than anything Jack as his friends called him was a breath of fresh air. He was young energetic a family man, his wife Jackie was already becoming a fashion icon. His brother Bobby was appointed as the new attorney general, which let's say was a bit of a controversial choice but love them or hate them the Kennedys were America's new royalty. Of course though that image was carefully crafted. Even after his death, the Kennedy family went to. The. Length to hide anything that might compromise Jack's reputation. And there was a lot. Let's start with that youthful vigor that was one of his main selling points just fifteen years before in nineteen forty-five, FDR had died in office after a long period of illness. So everyone was worried that the same thing might happen again, which is why throughout the nineteen sixty campaign jack insisted that he was in perfect health but this was a complete lie. JFK's health problems are no longer a big secret today but most historians still Kinda tend to skip over how serious they actually were and what he did to cope with them. It's literally a miracle that Jack was still alive to be president at age forty three. I mean he'd been extremely deathly ill his entire life he'd actually been so close to dying that he had his last rites administered on four separate occasions. He was eventually diagnosed with Colitis, which is this chronic disease of the large intestine and he also had Addison's disease which causes hormone deficiencies and as a side effect of the steroids that he had to take. He had back problems that caused him to be in constant pain. Now, none of this sounds too serious in terms of how it affects someone's decision making I mean sure it's distracting to be in pain all the time, but he was still mentally sound, right Well, he would have been but to deal with his pain Jack was taking basically every drug known to pharmacology I mean we're talking morphine sedatives, barbiturates, narcotics. He was even on four kinds of steroids daily including anabolic steroids, and that's the same kind athletes use for muscle building and they're known to cause paranoia mania an aggression after long term use. Essentially, if Jack had to take a drug test, he would have been fired from any government. Job and probably referred to a Rehab Center and yet here he was with his finger on the nuclear button making decisions that would affect the entire glow. Now, a lot of biographers insist that Jack's health problems and medications didn't have any effect on his leadership but psychiatrist Naseer. Gami. Who Review Jacks medical files said that claim was hard to accept biologically especially when you look at his actual behavior in office, which was an endless parade, a disasters. On Day three in the White House, before he even had time to settle in Jack, got a visit from the CIA director. There was one little thing that needed the president's attention the. had been training guerrilla army to invade Cuba and overthrow the government. The US wasn't a fan of Cuba's Prime Minister Fidel. Castro because he was a socialist and this was the Cold War. But Jack Wasn't totally convinced that staging a coup was the best answer mostly because if anyone tied it back to the US, it'd be a whole international crisis but the CIA says, don't worry about it. We're going to invade yet but. It's not gonNA look like an invasion we've recruited over a thousand Cuban rebel fighters for the job. So we play our cards, right? No one had any idea that the US was ever involved. So Jack says, okay fine. Let's let's do it. But just to be extra sure that it doesn't fall back on us us, forces are not allowed to participate in the invasion at all in any way shape or form ever the end. But. The hundred Cuban guerrillas send them on their own with no backup and let's just see what happens and of course, what happens is a complete disaster. When the invasion takes place on April, seventeenth, the guerrilla fighters barely make it onto shore a hundred eighteen of them or killed over three hundred or wounded, and the rest are all captured and not only does the Bay of Pigs invasion fail miserably but it's obvious that the US was behind it. Biggest consequence for Jack is that he kind of looks like a bumbling idiot both at home and abroad everyone's worst fears were confirmed. Maybe JFK is just a pretty face and he's too young and too inexperienced to actually lead. The next night Jack is meeting with a couple advisors in the Oval Office when he suddenly breaking off mid-sentence and walks out into the Rose Garden, he spends an hour just walking around silently by himself. The next morning, his press secretary, find him crying in his bedroom, and then over the next few days, he keeps muttering to himself. How could I have been so stupid of course, it might have had something to do with the FBI storage lockers, worth of drugs that he was taking, and despite all the meds his underlying. Conditions were only.

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"ashley flowers" Discussed on Political Scandals

Political Scandals

07:40 min | 8 months ago

"ashley flowers" Discussed on Political Scandals

"But there's another interest of mine that I'm excited to share with you guys and depending on who were talking about. There's even a little true crime esque in there too. If you grew up in the US, you probably grew up with this image of the former presidents. Serious, dignified, insanely boring men who never had any fun in their lives and there's a reason. This is all the history books. Tell us because the truth is, well, it's embarrassing for the country and almost too wild to believe the white. House has been full of scandals, secrets drama, and even a little bit of true crime from the very beginning and the more you learn about what was really going on in the Oval Office. The more you'll have to wonder how did we make it this far? Welcome to very presidential apar- cast original. In this podcast, I'm going to be looking at fifteen presidents who'd be on the Mount Rushmore of bad behavior and today I'm starting off with one of the most beloved presidents in American History John Fitzgerald, Kennedy. In less than three years, JFK was involved in more scandals than most people can hope for in a lifetime, he basically turned the. The White House into the playboy mansion accidentally slept with not one. But two spies met with foreign leaders in a drug addled Hayes and nearly started a nuclear war because he wanted to look good in the press for decades. The public didn't have a clue about any of this. But the facts we have now call into question everything we thought we knew about the Kennedys. John F. Kennedy was. Star at forty three years old. He was the youngest president ever elected and arguably the hottest. Woman in America was swooning over his boyish good looks tossed hair and casual self confidence, and even though the Kennedys are one of the richest families in America, he was seen as sort of an underdog. He was the first Catholic president ever elected, which was a big deal for the Irish Catholic community more than anything. Jack, his friends called him was a breath of fresh air. He was young energetic family man, his wife Jackie was already becoming a fashion icon. His brother Bobby was appointed as the new attorney general, which let's just say was a bit of a controversial choice, but love them or hate them. The Kennedys were America's new royalty. Of course though that image was carefully crafted. Even after his death, the Kennedy family went to extreme lengths to hide anything that might compromise Jack's reputation. And there was a lot. Let's start with that youthful vigor. That was one of his main selling points. Just fifteen years before in nineteen forty-five. FDR had died in office after a long period of illness. So everyone was worried that the same thing might happen again, which is why throughout the nineteen sixty campaign jack insisted that he was in perfect health, but this was a complete lie. JFK's health problems are no longer a big secret today, but most historians till Kinda tend to skim over how serious they actually were and what he did to cope with them. It's literally a miracle that Jack was still alive to be president at age forty, three, I mean he'd been extremely deathly ill, his entire life he actually been. So close to dying that he had his last rites administered on four separate occasions, he was eventually diagnosed with collide. Collide as which is this chronic disease of the large intestine, and he also had Addison's disease which causes hormone deficiencies and as a side effect of the steroids that he had to take. He had back problems that caused him to be in constant pain. Now, none of this sounds too serious in terms of how it affects. Someone's decision making I mean sure it's distracting to be in pain all the time, but he was still mentally sound, right. Well, he would have been, but to deal with his pain Jack was taking basically every drug known to pharmacology. I mean, we're talking morphine sedatives, barbiturates narcotics. He was even on four kinds of steroids daily including anabolic steroids, and that's the same kind athletes use for muscle building and they're known to cause paranoia mania in aggression after long term use essentially, Jack had to take a drug test. He would have been fired from any government job and. Probably referred to a Rehab Center and yet here he was with his finger on the nuclear button making decisions that would affect the entire glow. Now, a lot of biographers insists that Jack's health problems and medications didn't have any effect on his leadership but psychiatrists Masirah Gami who review Jacks medical files said that claim was hard to accept biologically especially when you look at his actual behavior in office, which was an endless parade of disasters. On, date three in the white. House. Before he even had time to settle. In Jack, got a visit from the CIA director. There was one little thing that needed the president's attention. The CIA had been training a guerilla army to invade Cuba and overthrow the government. The US. Wasn't a fan of Cuba's Prime Minister Fidel. Castro, because he was a socialist and this was the Cold War, but Jack Wasn't totally convinced that staging a coup was the best answer mostly because if anyone tied it back to the US, it'd be A. A whole international crisis. But the CIA says, don't worry about it. We're GONNA invade yet, but it's not gonna look like an invasion. We've recruited over a thousand Cuban rebel fighters for the job. So we play our cards, right? No one had any idea that the US was ever involved. So Jack says okay, fine. Let's let's do it. But just to be extra sure that it doesn't fall back on US US forces are not allowed to participate in the invasion at all in any way shape or form ever at the end. But the fifteen hundred Cuban guerrillas send them on their own with no backup, and let's just see what happens, and of course, what happens is a complete disaster. When the invasion takes place on April seventeenth a guerrilla fighters barely make it onto shore a hundred eighteen of them or killed over three hundred or wounded, and the rest are all captured and not only does the Bay of Pigs invasion fail miserably. But it's obvious that the US was behind it. The biggest consequence for Jack is that he kind of looks like a bumbling idiot both at home and abroad, everyone's worst fears were confirmed. Maybe JFK is just a pretty face and he's too young and too inexperienced to actually lead. The next night Jack is meeting with a couple advisors in the Oval Office when he suddenly breaks off mid-sentence and walks out into the Rose Garden. He spends an hour just walking around silently by himself. The next morning, his press secretary finds him crying in his bedroom, and then over the next few days, he keeps just muttering to.

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"ashley flowers" Discussed on Natural Disasters

Natural Disasters

04:22 min | 8 months ago

"ashley flowers" Discussed on Natural Disasters

"And he had this miracle shot that gave his patients so much energy and euphoria that they actually called him, Dr Feelgood, which just an aside, maybe never go to someone called Dr Feelgood. So with this summit, coming up Jack Invites, Dr Feelgood to the White House, without consulting any of his regular doctors after one injection jack is practically leaping across the room without his crutches. He feels on top of the world clear-headed. No pain. So he even asked Dr Jacobson to come with him to Europe in case he needs another fix. So you're probably asking what was actually these magic injections mostly in Fettah means. So, if you're keeping score, the president is now shooting up speed. He's on Royds, downers narcotics, and whatever else was in Dr Jacobson's shots because even today no one is totally sure what the full recipe. What's but Jack said, I, don't care if it's horse pass it works. The. Thing about amphetamines though is when they stop working, you are in a world of trouble especially if you're trying to negotiate a peace treaty with the Soviet premier. When Jack arrived in. Vienna. For the summit Doctor Jacobson gave him a quick injection, and then he was off to the races. I mean he was even described as bounding down the steps of the embassy. He looked like he could run laps around the sixty seven year old Khrushchev. But as soon as they got to talking Jack was clearly not functioning at one hundred percent. He bumbled his way through the whole afternoon without accomplishing really anything by dinnertime. Even reporters who saw Jack leaving the building could tell that his energy was crashing. And by the end of the second day, well, it's generous to assume that he was going through withdrawals because the only other explanation is that he stripped lost his mind during their very last meeting. Khrushchev threatened is up to the US to decide whether there'll be war or peace and Jack replied. Then MR chairman there will be war, it will be a cold winter. Now. This was the exact opposite of what the US was hoping to get out of this event. Jack, said it best himself in an interview immediately after the meeting? Worst thing in my life, he savaged me. For a minute like Khrushchev might have rhetorically beaten him to death a week or two after he gets back to the White, House on June Sixteenth Jack comes down with a fever. I mean, he can't even get out of bed. He has to cancel all of his appointments. His doctors are on red alert because when have Addison's disease? Any small infection can potentially be life threatening. So they decide to pump him full of antibiotics and steroids and narcotics even more than usual, but his condition just keeps getting worse for a whole week by June, twenty second, he nearly dies. All the while the press is being told that he has a mild viral infection. The public has no idea that the commander in chief is basically on his deathbed. Miraculously. Jacks health finally starts to turn around. He makes a slow but steady recovery, and when the test comeback, they all finally find out what caused this near fatal infection. Aero b-actor Clohessy, a bacteria that outside of a hospital setting is usually sexually transmitted. So the president just almost died of an S. T. D. and the burning question pun intended is who gave it to him? Well, it's a little hard to narrow down because in his downtime between creating international crises and shooting up enough drugs to kill a racehorse. JFK was sleeping with just about every woman in the.

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"ashley flowers" Discussed on Kingpins

Kingpins

04:22 min | 8 months ago

"ashley flowers" Discussed on Kingpins

"And he had this miracle shot that gave his patients so much energy and euphoria that they actually called him Dr, feelgood, which just an aside, maybe never go to someone called Dr. feelgood. So with this summit, coming up Jack Invites Dr Feelgood to the White House without consulting any of his regular doctors after one injection Jack is practically leaping across the room without his crutches. He feels on top of the world clear-headed. No pain. So he even asked Dr Jacobson to come with him to Europe. In case he needs another fix. So you're probably asking what was actually envy's magic injections mostly in Fettah means. So. If you're keeping score, the president is now shooting up speed. He's on Royds, downers, narcotics, and whatever else was in Dr Jacobson's shots because even today no one is totally sure what the full recipe. What's but Jack said I don't care if it's horse pass. It works. The thing about amphetamines though is when they stop working, you are in a world of trouble especially if you're trying to negotiate a peace treaty with the Soviet premier. When. Jack. Arrived in Vienna for the summit doctor. Jacobson, gave him a quick injection, and then he was off to the races I. Mean, he was even described as bounding down the steps of the embassy. He looked like he could run laps around the sixty seven year, old Khrushchev. But as soon as they got to talking, Jack was clearly not functioning at one hundred percent. He bumbled his way through the whole afternoon without accomplishing really anything by dinnertime. Even reporters who saw Jack leaving the building could tell that his energy was crashing. And by the end of the second day, well, it's generous to assume that he was going through withdrawals because the only other explanation is that he stripped lost his mind during their very last meeting. Khrushchev threatened is up to the US to decide whether there'll be war or peace and Jack replied then Mr Chairman there will be war, it will be a cold winter. Now this was the exact opposite of what the US was hoping to get out of this event Jack. said it best himself in an interview immediately after the meeting? Worst thing in my life, he savaged me. For a minute like Khrushchev, might have rhetorically beaten him to death a week or two after he gets back to the White House on June Sixteenth Jack. Comes down with a fever I. Mean, he can't even get out of bed. He has to cancel all of his appointments. His doctors are on red alert because when have Addison's disease? Any small infection can potentially be life threatening. So they decide to pump him full of antibiotics and steroids and narcotics. More than usual, but his condition just keeps getting worse for a whole week by June twenty second, he nearly dies. All the while the press is being told that he has a mild viral infection. The public has no idea that the commander in chief is basically on his deathbed. Miraculously Jacks health finally starts to turn around. He makes a slow but steady recovery and when the test comeback they all finally find out what caused this near fatal infection. Aero b-actor clohessy. A bacteria that outside of a hospital setting is usually sexually transmitted. So, the president just almost died of an S. T. D. and the burning question pun intended is who gave it to him? Well, it's a little hard to narrow down because in his downtime between creating international crises and shooting up enough drugs to kill a racehorse. JFK was sleeping with just about every woman in the.

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"ashley flowers" Discussed on Survival

Survival

04:40 min | 8 months ago

"ashley flowers" Discussed on Survival

"Crutches. He'd look like a weakling in front of the whole world press. So he decided to call this guy doctor Max. Jacobsen. Doctor Jacobson was sort of a mad scientists slash doctor to the stars. He treated everyone who's anyone and he had this miracle shot that gave his patients so much energy and euphoria that they actually called him Dr Feelgood which just as an aside, maybe never go to someone called Dr Feelgood. So with this summit, coming up Jack Invites Dr. feelgood to the. White House without consulting any of his regular doctors after one injection, Jack is practically leaping across the room without his crutches. He feels on top of the world clear-headed. No pain. So he even asked Dr Jacobson to come with him to Europe in case he needs another fix. So you're probably asking what was actually in these magic injections mostly in Fettah means. So if you're keeping score, the president is now shooting up speed. He's on Roy, Bates Downers narcotics and whatever else was in Dr. Jacobson's shots because even today no one is totally sure what the full recipe was. But Jack said I don't care if it's horse pass. It works. The thing about amphetamines though is when they stop working, you are in a world of trouble especially if you're trying to negotiate a peace treaty with the Soviet premier. When Jack arrived in Vienna for the summit Doctor Jacobson gave him a quick injection and then he was off to the races I mean he was even described as bounding down the steps of the embassy. He looked like he could run laps around the sixty seven year. Old Khrushchev. But as soon as they got to talking Jack was clearly not functioning at one hundred percent. He bumbled his way to the whole afternoon without accomplishing really anything by dinnertime even reporters who saw Jack leaving the building could tell that his was crashing. And by the end of the second day, well, it's generous to assume that he was going through withdrawals because the only other explanation is that he just stripped lost his mind during their very last meeting. Khrushchev threatened is up to the US to decide whether there'll be war or peace and Jack replied then Mr Chairman there will be war it will be a cold winter. Now, this was the exact opposite of what the US was hoping to get out of this event Jack. said it best himself in an interview immediately after the meeting worst thing in my life he savaged me. For a minute, it looked like Khrushchev might have rhetorically beating him to death a week or two after he gets back to the White House on June Sixteenth Jack comes down with a fever I mean he can't even get out of bed he has to cancel all of his appointments. His doctors are on red alert because when you have Addison's disease, any small infection can potentially be life threatening. So they decided to pump him full of antibiotics and steroids and narcotics even more than usual but his condition just keeps getting worse for a whole week by June twenty second he nearly dies. All the while the press is being told that he has a mild viral infection. The public has no idea that the commander in chief is basically on his deathbed. Miraculously, Jacks health finally starts to turn around he makes a slow but steady recovery and when the test comeback they all finally find out what caused this near fatal infection. Arab actor Clohessy a bacteria that outside of a hospital setting is usually sexually transmitted. So the president just almost died of an S. T. D. and the burning question pun intended is who gave it to him? Well, it's a little hard to narrow down because in his downtime between creating international crises and shooting up enough drugs to kill a racehorse. JFK was sleeping with just about every woman.

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"ashley flowers" Discussed on Serial Killers

Serial Killers

05:18 min | 8 months ago

"ashley flowers" Discussed on Serial Killers

"Himself. How could I have been so stupid, of course, it might have had something to do with the FBI storage lockers worth of drugs that he was taking, and despite all the meds his underlying conditions. Conditions were only getting worse in fact, just a month later in May of nineteen, sixty one he throughout his back during a tree planting ceremony I mean so bad that he couldn't even walk. This was a problem because in a couple of weeks, he was supposed to fly to Europe to meet the Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev in the Cold War perception was everything he couldn't show up hobbling around on crutches. He'd look like a weakling in front of the whole world press. So he decided to call this guy doctor Max Jacobsen. Doctor Jacobson was sort of a mad scientists slash doctor to the stars. He treated everyone who's anyone and he had this miracle shot that gave his patients so much energy and euphoria that they actually called him Dr. feelgood. which just as an aside, maybe never go to someone called Dr Feelgood. So with this summit, coming up Jack Invites, Dr Feelgood to the. The White, house, without consulting any of his regular doctors after one injection, Jack. Is practically leaping across the room without his crutches heels on top of the world. clear-headed. No pain. So he even asked Dr Jacobson to come with him to Europe. In case he needs another fix. So you're probably asking what was actually in these magic injections mostly amphetamines fettah means. So if you're keeping score, the president is now shooting up speed. He's on Royds, downers, narcotics, and whatever else was in Dr, Jacobson's shots because even today no one is totally sure what the full recipe was. But Jack said, I. Don't care if it's horse piss. It works. The thing about amphetamines though is when they stop working, you are in a world of trouble especially if you're trying to negotiate a peace treaty with the Soviet. Premier. When Jack arrived in Vienna for the summit Doctor Jacobson gave him a quick injection, and then he was off to the races I mean, he was even described as bounding down the steps of the embassy. He looked like he could run laps around the sixty seven year old Khrushchev. But. As soon as they got to talking Jack was clearly not functioning at one hundred percent. He bumbled his way through the whole afternoon without accomplishing really anything by dinnertime. Even reporters who saw, Jack, leaving the building could tell that his energy was crashing. And by the end of the second day, well, it's generous to assume that he was going through withdrawals because the only other explanation is that he distributed lost his mind during their very last meeting. Khrushchev threatened is up to the US to decide whether there'll be war or peace and Jack. replied. Then MR chairman there will be war, it will be a cold winter. Now, this was the exact opposite of what the US was hoping to get out of this event. Jack. said it best himself in an interview immediately after the meeting? Worst thing in my life, he savaged me. For a minute, it looked like Khrushchev might have rhetorically beaten to death a week or two after he gets back to the White House on June sixteenth, Jack comes down with a fever I. Mean, he can't even get out of bed. He has to cancel all of his appointments, his doctors on red alert because when you have Addison's disease, any small infection can potentially be. Be Life threatening. So they decide to pump him full of antibiotics and steroids and narcotics even more than usual, but his condition just keeps getting worse for a whole week by June twenty second. He nearly dies all the while the press is being told that he has a mild viral infection. The public has no idea that the commander in chief is basically on his deathbed. Miraculously. Jacks. Health finally starts to turn around he makes a slow but steady recovery and when the test comeback they all finally find out what caused this near fatal infection. Arab actor, Clohessy, a bacteria that outside of a hospital setting is usually sexually transmitted. So the president just almost died of an S. T. D. and the burning question pun intended is who gave it to him? Well, it's a little hard to narrow down because in his downtime between Ding international crises and shooting up enough drugs to kill racehorse. JFK was sleeping with just about every woman in the. Beltway. To find out what happens next listen to very presidential with Ashley Flowers, free, on spotify or wherever you get your podcasts..

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"ashley flowers" Discussed on Secret Societies

Secret Societies

07:57 min | 8 months ago

"ashley flowers" Discussed on Secret Societies

"You might know me as a true crime lover but there's another interest of mine that I'm excited to share with you guys and depending on who we're talking about. There's even a little true crime esque in there too. If you grew up in the US, you probably grew up with this image of the former presidents as these serious dignified insanely boring old men who never Had any fun in their lives and there's a reason. This is all the history books. Tell us because the truth is well, it's embarrassing for the country and almost too wild to believe the White House has been full of scandals, secrets drama, and even a little bit of true crime from the very beginning and the more you learn about what was really going on in the oval. Office. The more you'll have to wonder how did we make it this far? Welcome to very presidential apar-, cast original in this podcast, I'm going to be looking at fifteen presidents who'd be on the Mount Rushmore of bad behavior and today I'm starting off with one of the most beloved presidents in American history, John Fitzgerald Kennedy in less than three years JFK was involved in more scandals than most people can hope for in a lifetime he basically turned. The White House into the playboy mansion accidentally slept with not one. But two spies met with foreign leaders in a drug addled Hayes and nearly started a nuclear war because he wanted to look good in the press for decades. The public didn't have a clue about any of this. But the facts we have now call into question everything we thought we knew about the Kennedys. John F. Kennedy was a Rockstar at forty three years old. He was the youngest president ever elected and arguably the hottest every woman in America was swooning over his boyish good looks toss alled hair and casual self confidence, and even though the Kennedys are one of the richest families in America, he was seen as sort of an underdog. He was the first Catholic president ever elected, which was a big deal for Irish Catholic community more than anything Jack as his friends called him was a breath of fresh air. He was young energetic a family man his wife Jackie was already becoming a fashion icon. His brother Bobby was appointed as the new attorney general which let's say was a bit of A. Choice but love them or hate them. The Kennedys were America's new royalty. Of. Course though that image was carefully crafted. Even after his death, the Kennedy family went to extreme lengths to hide anything that might compromise Jack's reputation. And there was a lot. Let's start with that youthful vigor that was one of his main selling points just fifteen years before in nineteen forty-five FDR had in office after a long period of illness. So everyone was worried that the same thing might happen again, which is why throughout the nineteen sixty campaign jack insisted that he was in perfect health but this was a complete lie JFK's health problems are no longer a big secret today but most historians till Kinda, tend to skim over how serious they actually were and what he did to cope with them. It's literally a miracle that Jack was still alive to be president at age. Forty three I mean he'd been extremely deathly ill his entire life he'd actually been. So close to dying that he had his last rites administered on four separate occasions. He was eventually diagnosed with Colitis, which is this chronic disease of the large intestine and he also had Addison's disease which causes hormone deficiencies and as a side effect of the steroids that he had to take. He had back problems that caused him to be in constant pain. Now, none of this sounds too serious in terms of how it affects someone's decision making I mean sure it's distracting to be in pain all the time, but he was still mentally sound, right Well, he would have been but to deal with his pain Jack was taking basically every drug known to pharmacology I mean we're talking morphine sedatives, barbiturates, narcotics. He was even on four kinds of steroids daily including anabolic steroids, and that's the same kind athletes use for muscle building and they're known to cause paranoia mania an aggression after long term use. Essentially, if Jack had to take a drug test, he would have been fired from any government. Job and probably referred to a Rehab Center and yet here he was with his finger on the nuclear button making decisions that would affect the entire glow. Now, a lot of biographers insist that Jack's health problems and medications didn't have any effect on his leadership but psychiatrist Naseer Gami who review Jacks medical files said that claim was hard to accept biologically especially when you look at his behavior in office, which was an endless parade, a disasters. On Day three in the White House before he even had time to settle in Jack, got a visit from the CIA director. There was one little thing that needed the president's attention. The CIA had been training guerilla army to invade Cuba an overthrow the government. The US wasn't a fan of Cuba's Prime Minister Fidel Castro. He was a socialist and this was the Cold War but Jack Wasn't totally convinced that staging a coup was the best answer mostly because if anyone tied back to the US, it'd be a whole. International crisis but the CIA says don't worry about it. We're going to invade. Yes but it's not gonNA. Look like an invasion we've recruited over a thousand Cuban rebel fighters for the job. So we play our cards, right? No one had any idea that the US was ever involved. So Jack says, okay fine. Let's let's do it but just to be extra sure that it doesn't fall back on US US forces are not allowed to participate in the invasion at all in any way shape or form ever the end. But the fifteen hundred Cuban guerrillas send them on their own with no backup and let's just see what happens and of course, what happens is a complete disaster. When the invasion takes place on seventeenth grill fighters barely make it onto shore a hundred eighteen of them or killed over three hundred wounded, and the rest are all captured and not only does the Bay of Pigs invasion fail miserably but it's obvious that the US was behind it. The biggest consequence for Jack is that he kind of looks like a bumbling idiot both at home and abroad everyone's worst fears were conferred. Maybe JFK is just a pretty face and he's too young and too inexperienced to actually lead. The next night Jack. Is Meeting with a couple advisors in the oval. Office. When he suddenly breaks off mid-sentence and walks out into the Rose Garden he spends an hour just walking around silently by himself the next morning his press secretary finds him crying in his bedroom and then over the next few days he keeps muttering to himself how could I have been? So stupid of course, it might have had something to do with the FBI storage lockers worth of drugs that he was taking, and despite all the meds his underlying. Conditions were only.

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"ashley flowers" Discussed on Supernatural with Ashley Flowers

Supernatural with Ashley Flowers

08:03 min | 8 months ago

"ashley flowers" Discussed on Supernatural with Ashley Flowers

"Hi, guys, I'm Ashley Flowers, and if you've heard my podcast crime junkie or supernatural, you might know me as a true crime lover. But there's another interest of mine that I'm excited to share with you guys and depending on who were talking about. There's even a little true crime esque in there too. If you grew up in the US, you probably grew up with this image of the former presidents as these serious dignified, insanely boring old who never had any fun in their lives and there's a reason. This is all the history books. Tell us because the truth is, well, it's embarrassing for the country and almost too wild to believe the White House has been full of scandals. Drama an even a little bit of true crime from the very beginning and the more you learn about what was really going on in the Oval Office. The more you'll have to wonder how did we make it this far? welcomed. Very presidential, apar- cast original in this podcast, I'm going to be looking at fifteen presidents who would be on the Mount Rushmore of bad behavior and today I'm starting off with one of the most beloved presidents in American History John. Fitzgerald Kennedy in less than three years. JFK was involved in more scandals than most people can hope for a lifetime. He basically turned the. The White House into the playboy mansion accidentally slept with not one. But two spies met with foreign leaders in a drug addled Hayes and nearly started a nuclear war because he wanted to look good in the press for decades. The public didn't have a clue about any of this. But the facts we have now call into question everything we thought we knew about the Kennedys. John. F. Kennedy, was a Rockstar at forty, three years old. He was the youngest president ever elected and arguably the hottest. Every woman in America was swooning over his boyish good looks. Toss alled hair and casual self confidence, and even though the Kennedys are one of the richest families in America, he was seen as sort of an underdog, he was the first. President ever elected, which was a big deal for the Irish Catholic community more than anything Jack as his friends called, him was a breath of fresh air. He was young energetic, a family man, his wife Jackie was already becoming a fashion icon. His brother Bobby was appointed as the new attorney general, which let's say was a bit of a controversial choice, but love them or hate them. The Kennedys were America's new royalty. Of course, though that image was carefully crafted. Even, after his death, the Kennedy family went to extreme lengths to hide anything that might compromise Jack's reputation. And there was a lot lot. Let's start with that youthful vigor. That was one of his main selling points. Just fifteen years before in nineteen forty-five, FDR had died in office after a long period of illness. So. was worried that the same thing might happen again, which is why throughout the nineteen sixty campaign jack insisted that he was in perfect health, but this was a complete lie JFK's health problems are no longer a big secret today, but most historians till kind of tend to skim over how serious they actually were and what he did to cope with them. It's literally a miracle that Jack was still alive to be president at age forty, three, I mean he'd been extremely deathly ill, his entire life he'd actually been so close to dying that he had his last rites administered on four separate occasions. He was eventually diagnosed with Colitis, which is this chronic disease of the large intestine, and he also had Addison's disease which causes hormone deficiencies, and as a side effect of the steroids that he had to take. He had back problems that caused him to be in constant pain. Now, none of this sounds too serious in terms of how it affects someone's decision making I, mean shirts distracting to be in pain all the time, but he was still mentally sound, right. Well. He would have been. But to deal his pain, Jack was taking basically every drug known to Pharmacology I. Mean, we're talking morphine sedatives, barbiturates, narcotics. He was even on four kinds of steroids daily including anabolic steroids, and that's the same kind athletes use for muscle building, and they're known to cause paranoia mania an aggression after long term use. Essentially, if Jack had to take a drug test, he would have been fired from any government job and. And probably referred to a Rehab Center and yet here he was with his finger on the nuclear button making decisions that would affect the entire glow. Now, a lot of biographers insists that Jack's health problems and medications didn't have any effect on his leadership, but psychiatrist Naseer Gami. Who Review Jacks medical files said that claim was hard to accept biologically especially when you look at his actual behavior in office, which was an endless parade of disasters. On Day three in the white. House. Before he even had time to settle in, Jack, got a visit from the director. There was one little thing that needed the president's attention. The CIA had been training a guerilla army to invade Cuba and overthrow the government. The US wasn't a fan of Cuba's prime, minister. Fidel. Castro because he was a socialist and this was the Cold War. But Jack, wasn't totally convinced that staging a coup was the best answer mostly because if anyone tied it back to the US, it'd be a whole. Whole, international crisis, but the CIA says listen don't worry about it. We're going to invade. Yes. But it's not gonna look like an invasion. We've recruited over a thousand Cuban rebel fighters for the job. So we play our cards, right? No one had any idea that the US was ever involved. So Jack says, okay, fine. Let's let's do it. But just to be extra sure that it doesn't fall back on. US. US, forces are not allowed to participate in the invasion at all in any way shape or form ever the end. But. The fifteen hundred Cuban guerrillas send him on their own with no backup and let's just see what happens, and of course, what happens is a complete disaster. When the invasion takes place on April seventeenth guerrilla fighters barely make it onto shore a hundred and eighteen of them or killed over three hundred or wounded, and the rest are all captured and not only does the bay. Of Pigs invasion fail miserably. But it's obvious that the US was behind it. The biggest consequence for Jack is he kind of looks like a bumbling idiot both at home and abroad, everyone's worst fears were confirmed. Maybe JFK is just a pretty face and he's too young and too inexperienced to actually lead. The next Jack is meeting with a couple advisors in the Oval Office when he suddenly breaks off mid-sentence and walks out into the Rose Garden, he spends an hour just walking around silently by himself. The next morning, his press secretary finds him crying in his bedroom, and then over the next few days, he keeps muttering to himself. How could I have been so stupid. Of course, it might have had something to do with the FBI storage lockers, worth of drugs that he was taking, and despite all the meds, his underlying conditions were only.

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"ashley flowers" Discussed on Crimes of Passion

Crimes of Passion

07:57 min | 8 months ago

"ashley flowers" Discussed on Crimes of Passion

"You might know me as a true crime lover but there's another interest of mine that I'm excited to share with you guys and depending on who were talking about. There's even a little true crime esque in there too. If you grew up in the US, you probably grew up with this image of the former presidents as these serious dignified insanely boring old who never had. Any fun in their lives and there's a reason this is all the history books. Tell us because the truth is well, it's embarrassing for the country and almost too wild to believe the white. House has been full of scandals, secrets drama, an even a little bit of true crime from the very beginning and the more you learn about what was really going on in the Oval Office. The more you'll have to wonder how did we make it this far? Welcomed, very presidential apar- cast original. In this podcast I'm going to be looking at fifteen presidents who would be on the Mount Rushmore of bad behavior and today I'm starting off with one of the most beloved presidents in. American history. John Fitzgerald. Kennedy in less than three years, JFK was involved in more scandals than most people can hope for a lifetime he basically turned. The White House into the playboy mansion accidentally slept with not one but two spies met with foreign leaders in a drug addled Hayes and nearly started a nuclear war because he wanted to look good in the press for decades the public didn't have a clue about any of this. But the facts we have now call into question everything we thought we knew about the Kennedys. John F. Kennedy was a Rockstar at forty three years old. He was the youngest president ever elected and arguably the hottest every woman in America was swooning over his boyish good looks toss alled hair and casual self confidence and even though the Kennedys are one of the richest families in America he was seen as sort of an underdog he was the first. President ever elected, which was a big deal for the Irish Catholic community more than anything Jack as his friends called him was a breath of fresh air. He was young energetic a family man his wife Jackie was already becoming a fashion icon. His brother Bobby was appointed as the new attorney general, which let's say was a bit of a controversial choice but love them or hate them the Kennedys were America's new royalty. Of course though that image was carefully crafted. Even after his death, the Kennedy family went to extreme lengths to hide anything that might compromise Jack's reputation. And there was a lot lot. Let's start with that youthful vigor that was one of his main selling points just fifteen years before in nineteen forty-five FDR had died in office after a long period of illness. So everyone was worried that the same thing might happen again, which is why throughout the nineteen sixty campaign jack insisted that he was in perfect health but this was a complete lie. JFK's health problems are no longer a big secret today but most historians till kind of tend to skim over how serious they actually were and what he did to cope with them. It's literally a miracle that Jack was still alive to be president at age forty three. I mean, he'd been extremely deathly ill his entire life he'd actually been so close to dying that he had his last rites administered on four separate occasions. He was eventually diagnosed with Colitis, which is this chronic disease of the large intestine and he also had Addison's disease which causes hormone deficiencies and as a side effect of the steroids that he had to take. He had back problems that caused him to be in constant pain. Now, none of this sounds too serious in terms of how it affects someone's decision making I mean shirts distracting to be in pain all the time, but he was still mentally sound, right Well. He would have been but to deal his pain, Jack was taking basically every drug known to pharmacology I mean we're talking morphine sedatives, barbiturates narcotics. He was even on four kinds of steroids daily including anabolic steroids, and that's the same kind athletes use for muscle building and they're known to cause paranoia mania an aggression after long term use. Essentially, if Jack had to take a drug test, he would have been fired from any government job. And probably referred to a Rehab Center, and yet here he was with his finger on the nuclear button making decisions that would affect the entire glow. Now, a lot of biographers insists that Jack's health problems and medications didn't have any effect on his leadership but psychiatrist Naseer Gami who review Jacks medical files said that claim was hard to accept biologically especially when you look at his actual behavior in office, which was an endless parade of disasters. On Day three in the White House, before he even had time to settle in, Jack got a visit from the director. There was one little thing that needed the president's attention. The CIA had been training a guerilla army to invade Cuba and overthrow the government. The US wasn't a fan of Cuba's Prime Minister Fidel Castro because he was a socialist and this was the Cold War but Jack Wasn't totally convinced that staging a coup was the best answer mostly because if anyone tied it back to the US, it'd be A. Whole international crisis but the CIA says listen don't worry about it. We're going to invade. Yes but it's not gonNA. Look like an invasion we've recruited over a thousand. Cuban rebel fighters for the job. So we play our cards, right? No one had any idea that the US was ever involved. So Jack says, okay, fine. Let's let's do it but just to be extra sure that it doesn't fall back on US US forces are not allowed to participate in the invasion at all in any way shape or form ever the end. But the fifteen hundred Cuban guerrillas, send him on their own with no backup and let's just see what happens and of course, what happens is a complete disaster. When the invasion takes place on April seventeenth guerrilla fighters barely make it onto shore a hundred and eighteen of them or killed over three hundred or wounded, and the rest are all captured and not only does the Bay of Pigs invasion fail miserably. But it's obvious that the US was behind it. The biggest consequence for Jack is he kind of looks like a bumbling idiot both at home and abroad everyone's worst fears were confirmed. Maybe JFK is just a pretty face and he's too young and too inexperienced to actually lead. The next Jack is meeting with a couple advisors in the oval. Office when he suddenly breaks off mid-sentence and walks out into the Rose Garden he spends an hour just walking around silently by himself. The next morning, his press secretary finds him crying in his bedroom, and then over the next few days, he keeps muttering to himself. How could I have been? So stupid of course, it might have had something to do with the FBI storage lockers, worth of drugs that he was taking, and despite all the meds, his underlying conditions were only.

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"ashley flowers" Discussed on Haunted Places

Haunted Places

10:19 min | 1 year ago

"ashley flowers" Discussed on Haunted Places

"By the time police got the call about the bodies Invitation Hill. It was already starting to get dark. The Hill is surrounded by thick forest and brush so for everyone's safety. They decided to hold off until morning. Of course the press didn't take the same precautions when officers finally did arrive on the morning of August. Twenty first nineteen sixty six vin. Tame Hill was already swarming with reporters. The even snapped a few photos before the bodies were carried away unfortunately all the original sources are in Portuguese and more than fifty years later. It's hard to track them all down but some of them were summarized in English in the flying saucer review which despite the name was fairly credible journal in the sixties based on those articles. Here's what we know about. The police investigation. The only easy part of this case was identifying the victims thirty two year old men. Well Pereira de Cruz and thirty four year old. Miguel Giuseppe Viana. Both men were electronics. Technicians from the town called compost dose. Go to causes. Which is about one hundred and seventy five miles northeast of Rio de Janeiro. Both of them were happily married. Well respected in the community and led pretty normal. Unassuming lives according to their families. Miguel and Manuel had left town. On the morning of Wednesday August Seventeenth nineteen sixty six three days before their bodies were found. They said they were heading to Sao Paulo to buy some electronics equipment. Along with a used car. They've been looking at. They took some money with them somewhere. Between two and three million Cruzeiros the conversion rate is a little hard to calculate. But that's somewhere worth like a few thousand. Us dollars today at about nine am. Miguel and Manuel headed out to the bus station accompanied by a friend named L. CEO Gomez. Elsa wanted to go into the bus station. See them off but the other two men insisted that he just drop them off outside. Elsia didn't understand what the big deal was but he didn't think too much of it. He watched Miguel men walk into the bus depot and then he went back home. That was the last time he ever saw his two friends alive now. Even with the minimal evidence police had at this point. There were a few things about this story. That didn't add up. When the bodies were found the only had a combined one hundred sixty one thousand Cruzeiro on them. The rest of the two three million is unaccounted for still to this day. And of course they didn't go to Sao Paulo like they told everyone else. They went to a town called NITA. Roy which is a suburb of Rio de Janeiro. Which is a good couple hundred miles away. The investigators went back to Nita. Roy Hoping to find some answers there but once they piece together the rest of August seventeenth nineteen sixty six. All they had were more questions. Miguel and men wells bus would have arrived in Nita Roy at around two or two thirty that afternoon their first stop was an electronic store. They'd been to that store before so we can assume it carried some kind of equipment that wasn't sold in their own town but for some reason they left the store without buying anything and they didn't even talk to the sales clerk there now. Maybe the store was out of whatever they were looking for. But the taken a five hour bus ride to get there. Why on Earth wouldn't they at least check with the clerk? Before leaving either way after they lead the electronic store it starts to rain so they stop into a clothing store nearby and buy a pair of matching raincoats again. This doesn't raise any red flags on its own. But what is weird? The clerk said that they left in such a rush that they didn't even bother to put on the coats before running out into the rain. The coach that they just bought now. You might assume that the big appointment that they were rushing to was with the owner of that used car that they were looking to buy. But you'd be wrong. They didn't buy any car during the trip so if they weren't buying electronics and they weren't buying a car. What were they doing there? Oddly the next time may surface is at a bar in the same neighborhood as the clothing store and when they get to the bar. They're still very anxious about the time. Miguel goes to the counter and orders a bottle of mineral water according to the bartender. He's acting very like nervous and impatient and while he's ordering he keeps glancing over at the clock after paying for the water. Miguel keeps the receipt and this might not seem like a big clue but Brazil has a recycling policy where you could return empty bottles for a deposit. So whatever or whoever they're waiting for. Miguel assumes won't take too long and he'll have time to return the bottle before heading home that evening no one saw Miguel. Well leave the bar so we don't know if they met someone there or they left alone but at five PM. They're seen at the foot of ENTAME Hill. Which is just outside town. They pull up in a jeep driven by someone with blonde hair. There were two other men in the car as well but the witness couldn't see them clearly. Whoever these three men were they were the last people to see Miguel and well alive. So by this point police had mapped out all of their movements from leaving home in the morning to arriving at the hill that night but none of it offered any clues about what actually happened next. We already mentioned a few the strange details at the scene of the deaths. But if we take a closer look it's even more baffling. Let's start off with what they didn't have the money that they brought with them. The most obvious possibility is that this was a robbery gone wrong but staging a scene like this would have taken a lot of time and effort for not a ton of money and they also left some behind also. There were no injuries on either of the bodies. No CUTS NO BRUISES. No Burns no sign of violence at all. When the corner didn't autopsy there were no internal damages either and strangely. Despite sitting out in the open for three days on a hill that's swarming with wildlife. The bodies were totally untouched by animals. No one can really say what that means but it kind of seems like there was something unnatural about the death if even the vultures didn't WanNa touch them if this wasn't a murder the next possibility was suicide but this theory sort of falls apart too because Miguel still had the empty water bottle and the receipt. If he knew he was going to die. Why go through the trouble of saving that receipt beyond that police find three pages of handwritten notes? That definitely didn't suggest a suicide pact. The first page has a a list of electronics parts. Numbers along with some Algebra work. The equation uses Ohm's law which is E. equals. I are which is used to calculate the strength of an electrical current now. The two men were electronics technicians. After all so everyone assumes these are just notes for a work project now. The next page though is more of an enigma translated from Portuguese. It says quote Sunday one tablet after the meal. Monday one tablet in the morning on an empty stomach. Tuesday one tablet after the meal Wednesday one tablet before bedtime and quote. Obviously this is talking about some kind of prescription. But as far as anyone knows neither Miguel or amend well were sick now. The last dose that Wednesday before bedtime dose would have been taken right before they died but due to decomposition the corner couldn't get useful out of the toxicology report so we still don't know what was in those mysterious tablets and this was a little hard for me to understand because just a second ago I know. He said the bodies kind of untouched by wildlife. I expected them to be in. Good condition. But whatever's going on at the time they either didn't have the technology they didn't have the time and they weren't able to test for it so finally. The third page has another set of instructions. This one said quote sixteen thirty be at the determined location. Eighteen thirty swallow capsules after the effect protect metals week for mask signal end quote. Now the confusion isn't a translation issue. It doesn't make any sense in Portuguese either. It almost seems like the note was kind of scribbled down quickly in some kind of shorthand which probably means someone gave the instructions verbally and someone else wrote them down putting it all together. We can at least gathered that Miguel Aiman. Well weren't the victims of some kind of random attack. They came to the hill for a reason. And that brings us to our last piece of evidence. The lead masks themselves now. You're probably picturing a full mask. That covers your entire face. Almost like what welders wear but these were about the size and shape of sunglasses made out of solid lead. They were apparently homemade and cut. Roughly FROM SCRAP METAL. Lead blocks radiation. So it's often used as a coating protective goggles and facials but these masks were too small to offer any real protection and since they were solid metal. It'd be impossible to see or do anything while wearing them so at first police had no idea what to make of these masks but after some digging it turned out that this wasn't an isolated incident according to flying saucer review. There was another case four years earlier. Where another electronics technician had been found dead on a hill with a lead mask in that previous case the police determined that the man went up to the hill and took some kind of drugs because he was convinced it would allow him to pick up radio and TV signals with his mind now. One delusional technician we can accept but three is a different story. There was something bigger going on here and no one knew how many lives would be taken before. This was over to finish this episode. Listen to supernatural with Ashley. Flowers free on spotify. Or wherever? You get your podcasts..

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Introducing SUPERNATURAL WITH ASHLEY FLOWERS

Haunted Places

09:57 min | 1 year ago

Introducing SUPERNATURAL WITH ASHLEY FLOWERS

"By the time police got the call about the bodies Invitation Hill. It was already starting to get dark. The Hill is surrounded by thick forest and brush so for everyone's safety. They decided to hold off until morning. Of course the press didn't take the same precautions when officers finally did arrive on the morning of August. Twenty first nineteen sixty six vin. Tame Hill was already swarming with reporters. The even snapped a few photos before the bodies were carried away unfortunately all the original sources are in Portuguese and more than fifty years later. It's hard to track them all down but some of them were summarized in English in the flying saucer review which despite the name was fairly credible journal in the sixties based on those articles. Here's what we know about. The police investigation. The only easy part of this case was identifying the victims thirty two year old men. Well Pereira de Cruz and thirty four year old. Miguel Giuseppe Viana. Both men were electronics. Technicians from the town called compost dose. Go to causes. Which is about one hundred and seventy five miles northeast of Rio de Janeiro. Both of them were happily married. Well respected in the community and led pretty normal. Unassuming lives according to their families. Miguel and Manuel had left town. On the morning of Wednesday August Seventeenth nineteen sixty six three days before their bodies were found. They said they were heading to Sao Paulo to buy some electronics equipment. Along with a used car. They've been looking at. They took some money with them somewhere. Between two and three million Cruzeiros the conversion rate is a little hard to calculate. But that's somewhere worth like a few thousand. Us dollars today at about nine am. Miguel and Manuel headed out to the bus station accompanied by a friend named L. CEO Gomez. Elsa wanted to go into the bus station. See them off but the other two men insisted that he just drop them off outside. Elsia didn't understand what the big deal was but he didn't think too much of it. He watched Miguel men walk into the bus depot and then he went back home. That was the last time he ever saw his two friends alive now. Even with the minimal evidence police had at this point. There were a few things about this story. That didn't add up. When the bodies were found the only had a combined one hundred sixty one thousand Cruzeiro on them. The rest of the two three million is unaccounted for still to this day. And of course they didn't go to Sao Paulo like they told everyone else. They went to a town called NITA. Roy which is a suburb of Rio de Janeiro. Which is a good couple hundred miles away. The investigators went back to Nita. Roy Hoping to find some answers there but once they piece together the rest of August seventeenth nineteen sixty six. All they had were more questions. Miguel and men wells bus would have arrived in Nita Roy at around two or two thirty that afternoon their first stop was an electronic store. They'd been to that store before so we can assume it carried some kind of equipment that wasn't sold in their own town but for some reason they left the store without buying anything and they didn't even talk to the sales clerk there now. Maybe the store was out of whatever they were looking for. But the taken a five hour bus ride to get there. Why on Earth wouldn't they at least check with the clerk? Before leaving either way after they lead the electronic store it starts to rain so they stop into a clothing store nearby and buy a pair of matching raincoats again. This doesn't raise any red flags on its own. But what is weird? The clerk said that they left in such a rush that they didn't even bother to put on the coats before running out into the rain. The coach that they just bought now. You might assume that the big appointment that they were rushing to was with the owner of that used car that they were looking to buy. But you'd be wrong. They didn't buy any car during the trip so if they weren't buying electronics and they weren't buying a car. What were they doing there? Oddly the next time may surface is at a bar in the same neighborhood as the clothing store and when they get to the bar. They're still very anxious about the time. Miguel goes to the counter and orders a bottle of mineral water according to the bartender. He's acting very like nervous and impatient and while he's ordering he keeps glancing over at the clock after paying for the water. Miguel keeps the receipt and this might not seem like a big clue but Brazil has a recycling policy where you could return empty bottles for a deposit. So whatever or whoever they're waiting for. Miguel assumes won't take too long and he'll have time to return the bottle before heading home that evening no one saw Miguel. Well leave the bar so we don't know if they met someone there or they left alone but at five PM. They're seen at the foot of ENTAME Hill. Which is just outside town. They pull up in a jeep driven by someone with blonde hair. There were two other men in the car as well but the witness couldn't see them clearly. Whoever these three men were they were the last people to see Miguel and well alive. So by this point police had mapped out all of their movements from leaving home in the morning to arriving at the hill that night but none of it offered any clues about what actually happened next. We already mentioned a few the strange details at the scene of the deaths. But if we take a closer look it's even more baffling. Let's start off with what they didn't have the money that they brought with them. The most obvious possibility is that this was a robbery gone wrong but staging a scene like this would have taken a lot of time and effort for not a ton of money and they also left some behind also. There were no injuries on either of the bodies. No CUTS NO BRUISES. No Burns no sign of violence at all. When the corner didn't autopsy there were no internal damages either and strangely. Despite sitting out in the open for three days on a hill that's swarming with wildlife. The bodies were totally untouched by animals. No one can really say what that means but it kind of seems like there was something unnatural about the death if even the vultures didn't WanNa touch them if this wasn't a murder the next possibility was suicide but this theory sort of falls apart too because Miguel still had the empty water bottle and the receipt. If he knew he was going to die. Why go through the trouble of saving that receipt beyond that police find three pages of handwritten notes? That definitely didn't suggest a suicide pact. The first page has a a list of electronics parts. Numbers along with some Algebra work. The equation uses Ohm's law which is E. equals. I are which is used to calculate the strength of an electrical current now. The two men were electronics technicians. After all so everyone assumes these are just notes for a work project now. The next page though is more of an enigma translated from Portuguese. It says quote Sunday one tablet after the meal. Monday one tablet in the morning on an empty stomach. Tuesday one tablet after the meal Wednesday one tablet before bedtime and quote. Obviously this is talking about some kind of prescription. But as far as anyone knows neither Miguel or amend well were sick now. The last dose that Wednesday before bedtime dose would have been taken right before they died but due to decomposition the corner couldn't get useful out of the toxicology report so we still don't know what was in those mysterious tablets and this was a little hard for me to understand because just a second ago I know. He said the bodies kind of untouched by wildlife. I expected them to be in. Good condition. But whatever's going on at the time they either didn't have the technology they didn't have the time and they weren't able to test for it so finally. The third page has another set of instructions. This one said quote sixteen thirty be at the determined location. Eighteen thirty swallow capsules after the effect protect metals week for mask signal end quote. Now the confusion isn't a translation issue. It doesn't make any sense in Portuguese either. It almost seems like the note was kind of scribbled down quickly in some kind of shorthand which probably means someone gave the instructions verbally and someone else wrote them down putting it all together. We can at least gathered that Miguel Aiman. Well weren't the victims of some kind of random attack. They came to the hill for a reason. And that brings us to our last piece of evidence. The lead masks themselves now. You're probably picturing a full mask. That covers your entire face. Almost like what welders wear but these were about the size and shape of sunglasses made out of solid lead. They were apparently homemade and cut. Roughly FROM SCRAP METAL. Lead blocks radiation. So it's often used as a coating protective goggles and facials but these masks were too small to offer any real protection and since they were solid metal. It'd be impossible to see or do anything while wearing them so at first police had no idea what to make of these masks but after some digging it turned out that this wasn't an isolated incident according to flying saucer review. There was another case four years earlier. Where another electronics technician had been found dead on a hill with a lead mask in that previous case the police determined that the man went up to the hill and took some kind of drugs because he was convinced it would allow him to pick up radio and TV signals with his

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"ashley flowers" Discussed on Con Artists

Con Artists

02:16 min | 1 year ago

"ashley flowers" Discussed on Con Artists

"It's called supernatural with Ashley. Flower was and it searches for the truth. Behind some of history's most peculiar. Events congrats on the new show. Ashley every Wednesday join Ashley as she digs into a different mysterious crime where the most fitting theory isn't always the most conventional she'll explore some of the world's most bizarre paranormal and mystifying occurrences and dissect the facts with a heavy helping of skepticism and rationale. Enjoy this exclusive clip from the first episode on the mysterious lead masks case where these men abducted by aliens. Who were the victims of foul? Play if you want to listen to the full episode follows supernatural with Ashley Flowers. Free on spotify or wherever you got your podcasts When murder goes unsolved it's frustrating. There's no justice and no closure for the victim's family and loved ones and there's always the slight chance that the killer strike again but let's be real no matter how much empathy you feel for the victim. Often you hear these cases you hear these stories and just go on about your day without it truly affecting your life rarely is a case so bizarre so unexplainable that it throws your own reality into question. Take this one for example on August twentieth. Nineteen sixty six eighteen year. Old Georgie Dacosta. Alvez's was flying a kite with his friends on a hill near Rio de Janeiro Brazil. It was a sunny afternoon. And he was enjoying the fresh air outside of the city and then he saw something up the hill to dead bodies lying in the grass. Both were dressed in formal suits identical. Raincoats they were laying peacefully with their hands behind their heads. Almost like they'd lay down for a nap and just never woke up and on the ground next to them were two masks about the size and shape of sunglasses but made out of solid lead. The whole scene was so surreal. It sent Georgy running down the hill in terre but things would only get from there by the end of the week. Police weren't even sure if the killer they were looking for was human..

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Solving the Lead Masks of Vintem Hill

Extraterrestrial

10:10 min | 1 year ago

Solving the Lead Masks of Vintem Hill

"By the time police got the call about the bodies on Vin Tame Hill. It was already starting to get dark. The Hill is surrounded by thick forest and brush so for everyone's safety. They decided to hold off until morning. Of course the press didn't take the same precautions when officers finally did arrive on the morning of August. Twenty first nineteen sixty six vin. Tame Hill was already swarming with reporters. The even snapped a few photos before the bodies were carried away unfortunately all the original sources are in Portuguese and more than fifty years later. It's hard to track them all down but some of them were summarized in English in the flying saucer review which despite the name was fairly credible journal in the sixties based on those articles. Here's what we know about. The police investigation. The only easy part of this case was identifying the victims thirty two year. Old Manuel Pereira de Cruz and thirty. Four year old. Miguel Giuseppe Viana. Both men were electronics technicians from the town called compost dose. Goto causes which is about one hundred and seventy five miles northeast of Rio de Janeiro. Both of them were happily married. Well respected in the community and led pretty normal. Unassuming lives according to their families. Miguel Manuel had left town. On the morning of Wednesday August Seventeenth nineteen sixty six three days before their bodies were found. They said they were heading to Sao Paulo to buy some electronics equipment. Along with a used car. They've been looking at. They took some money with them somewhere. Between two and three million Cruzeiros the conversion rate is a little hard to calculate. But that's somewhere worth like a few thousand. Us dollars today at about nine. Am Gal and Manuel headed out to the bus station accompanied by a friend named L. CEO Gomez. Elsia wanted to go into the bus station. See them off but the other two men insisted that he just dropped them off outside. Elsia didn't understand what the big deal was but he didn't think too much of it. He watched Miguel Amon. Well walk into the bus depot. And then he went back home. That was the last time he ever saw his two friends alive now. Even with the minimal evidence police had at this point. There were a few things about this story. That didn't add up. When the bodies were found the only had a combined one hundred sixty one thousand Cruzeiro on them. The rest of the two to three million is unaccounted for still to this day. And of course they didn't go to Sao Paulo like they told everyone else. They went to a town called neater. Roy which is a suburb of Rio de Janeiro. Which is a good couple hundred miles away. The investigators went back to need a Roy hoping to find some answers there but once they piece together the rest of August seventeenth nineteen sixty six. All they had were more questions. Miguel men wells. Bus would have arrived in Nita Roy at around two or two thirty that afternoon their first stop was an electronic store. They've been to that store before so we can assume it carried some kind of equipment that wasn't sold in their own town but for some reason bay left the store without buying anything and they didn't even talk to the sales clerk there now. Maybe the store was out of whatever they were looking for. But the taken a five hour bus ride to get there. Why on earth wind they at least check with the clerk before leaving either way after they lead the electronic store it starts to rain so they stop into a clothing store in nearby and buy a pair of matching raincoats again. This doesn't raise any red flags on its own. But what is weird? The clerk said that they left in such a rush that they didn't even bother to put on the coats before running out into the rain. The coach that they just bought now. You might assume that the big appointment that they were rushing to was with the owner of that used car that they were looking to buy. But you'd be wrong. They didn't buy any car during the trip so if they weren't buying electronics and they weren't buying a car. What were they doing there? Oddly the next time they surface is at a bar in the same neighborhood as the clothing store and when they get to the bar. They're still very anxious about the time. Miguel goes to the counter and orders a bottle of mineral water according to the bartender. He's acting just very nervous and impatient and while he's ordering he keeps glancing over at the clock after paying for the water. Miguel keeps the receipt and this might not seem like a big clue but Brazil has a recycling policy where you could return empty bottles for a deposit. So whatever or whoever they're waiting for. Miguel assumes it won't take too long and he'll have time to return the bottle before heading home that evening. No one saw ag- elleman well leave the bar so we don't know if they met someone there or they left alone but at five pm they're seen at the foot of entame hill which is just outside town. They pull up in a jeep driven by someone with blonde hair. There were two other men in the car is well. The witness couldn't see them clearly. Whoever these three men were they were the last people to see Miguel and well alive. So by this point police had mapped out all of their movements from leaving home in the morning to arriving at the hill that night but none of it offered any clues about what actually happened next. We already mentioned a few strange details at the scene of the deaths but if we take a closer look it's even more baffling. Let's start off with what they didn't have the money that they brought with them. The most obvious possibility is that this was a robbery gone wrong but staging a scene like this would have taken a lot of time and effort for not a ton of money and they also left some behind also. There were no injuries on either of the bodies. No CUTS NO BRUISES. No Burns no sign of violence at all. When the coroner didn't autopsy there were no internal damages either and strangely. Despite sitting out in the open for three days on a hill that's swarming with wildlife. The bodies were totally untouched by animals. No one can really say what that means but it kind seems like there was something unnatural about the deaths if even the vultures didn't WanNa touch them if this wasn't a murder the next possibility was suicide but this theory sort of falls apart too because Miguel still had the empty water bottle and the receipt. If he knew he was going to die. Why go through the trouble of saving the receipt beyond that police find three pages of handwritten notes? That definitely didn't suggest a suicide pact. The first page has a list of electronics parts numbers. Along with some Algebra work the equation uses Ohm's law which is E. equals. I are which is used to calculate the strength of an electrical current now. The two men were electronics technicians. After all so everyone assumes these are just notes for a work project now. The next page though is more of an enigma translated from Portuguese. It says quote Sunday one tablet after the meal. Monday one tablet in the morning on an empty stomach. Tuesday one tablet after the meal Wednesday one tablet before bedtime and quote. Obviously this is talking about some kind of prescription. But as far as anyone knows neither Miguel or amend well were sick now. The last dose that Wednesday before bedtime dose would have been taken right before they died but due to decomposition the corner couldn't get anything useful out of the toxicology report so we still don't know what was in those mysterious tablets and this was a little hard for me to understand because just a second ago. I know he said the bodies were kind of untouched by wildlife. I expected them to be in. Good condition but whatever's going at the time they just either didn't have the technology didn't have the time and they weren't able to test for it so finally. The third page has another set of instructions. This one said quote sixteen thirty be at the determined location. Eighteen thirty swallow capsules after the effect protect metals. Wait for mask signal end quote. Now the confusion isn't a translation issue. It doesn't make any sense in Portuguese either. It almost seems like the note was kind of scribbled down quickly in some kind of shorthand which probably means someone gave instructions verbally and someone else wrote them down putting it all together. We can at least gather that. Miguel men well. Weren't the victims of some kind of random attack. They came to the hill for a reason. And that brings us to our last piece of evidence. The lead masks themselves now. You're probably picturing a full mass at like cover entire face almost like what welders wear but these were about the size and shape of sunglasses made out of solid lead. They were apparently homemade and cut. Roughly FROM SCRAP METAL. Lead blocks radiation. So it's often used as a coating protective goggles and facials but these masks were too small to offer any real protection and since they were solid metal. It'd be impossible to see or do anything while wearing them so at first police had no idea what to make these masks. But after some digging it turned out that this wasn't an isolated incident according to flying saucer review. There was another case four years earlier where another electronics technician had been found dead on a hill with a lead mask in that previous case the police determined that the man went up to the hill and took some kind of drugs because he was convinced it would allow him to pick up radio and TV signals with his mind now. One delusional technician we can accept but three is a different story. There was something bigger going on here and no one knew how many lives would be taken before this was

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