June 14, 2022
By April 15th, 1912 the Gilded Age was coming to an end and the White Star Line's greatest ship, the Titanic, sank to the bottom of the North Atlantic. Of the approximately 2,224 passengers and crew, only 700 survived. Discussion of precognition events, Marconi wireless operators and the fateful decisions of two nearby ships.
Psychic Forewarning of Tragedy, George Behe
One Hundred and Sixty Minutes: The Race to save the RMS Titanic, William Hazelgrove
Titanic 1912: The Original News Reporting of the Sinking of the Titanic, Ken Rossignol
The Titanic Disaster Hearings: The Official Transcripts of the 1912 Senate Investigation, Tom Kuntz, editor
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May 16, 2022
We know there were many serious disasters in 2021, but unfortunately for us, there were many, serious personal disasters that knocked us right off track of putting out this podcast out on a regular basis. We'll be talking about some of these unfortunate events in this episode.
Hopefully, this trend is over and we can get back to the business at hand. Thank you for hanging in there with us. We promise to do better.
Kate and Barb
January 20, 2022
After a long and spotty, crappy year, Disaster Tales is BACK! Kate interviews 911 Specialist Lynsie Wilson about how the system works and what it's like to be a 911 Dispatcher. History too.
Welcome back and thanks for hanging with us. We love you guys.
October 14, 2021
With Kate off on a disaster, Barb Lonsky interviews Michelle Howe, an ex-Florida resident who lived through the 2004 hurricane season. Michelle shares her first hand experience of that nightmare season.
September 15, 2021
We all know that things are getting stranger. With wildfires, floods, tornados, volcanoes, landslides and hurricanes, it seems that there's a new disaster nearly every day.
Guess what? In the past month there were MORE than a new disaster every a day. Go around the world with us as we look at what's been happening in August 2021.
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July 14, 2021
Between the years 1839 to 1914, over 53,000 coal miners were killed in the United States. This is the story of two of those terrible disasters.
Bonus! Barbara Lonsky sings "Ballad of the Darr Mine"
(Originally written and recorded by Jason Hegedus)
June 16, 2021
1936 held not only dust storms and drought but floods and avalanches and plagues of locusts! Is there more? Yew betcha!
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May 15, 2021
Kristallnacht (The Night of Broken Glass) was the first violent step in the Nazi extermination of the Jews. With origins in American eugenics programs, the systematic destruction of over six million Jews and other marginalized populations, the November Pogram signaled nearly a decade of terror in Europe and around the world.
March 15, 2021
Explore a dark day in history with us as we look at March 11 disasters.
February 15, 2021
Ever wonder if a disaster happened on your birthday? We'll find out the history of Co Host Barb's birthday: Storms, plots, plane crashes and more!