What Really Happened?
What Really Happened?
Andrew Jenks Entertainment, Inc. and Seven Bucks Productions
We live in an age where news comes at us fast, and from all angles. We see a headline that catches our attention, but often just skim the surface, before the next headline comes along. In Season 3, award-winning documentarian Andrew Jenks uses the power of great storytelling to take us on a journey through the biggest scandals to recently hit headlines. He’ll unravel the layers, bringing to life key figures, and shedding light on the important, yet overlooked components to paint the entire picture. Executive produced by Seven Bucks Productions’ Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia and Brian Gewirtz, Andrew Jenks and Cadence13.
Introducing: It Was Said (w Jon Meacham)
Welcome to It Was Said, a 10-episode limited documentary series looking back on some of the most powerful, impactful and timeless speeches in American history. Join Pulitzer Prize winning and best-selling author-historian, Jon Meacham, Peabody-nominated C13Originals Studios and HISTORY, as we take you through 10 speeches. Season One of It Was Said draws on a selection of speeches from powerful figures in history like Martin Luther King, Jr., Ronald Reagan, JFK, RFK, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, John Lewis, Edward R. Murrow, and Barbara Jordan. Meacham will offer expert insight and analysis into their origins, the orator, the context of the times they were given, why they are still relevant today, and the importance of never forgetting them. Each episode of this documentary podcast series will also bring together some of the top historians, authors and journalists relevant to each respective speech and figure. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 30
5 min
“Hey Failure, Screw You”
Andrew Jenks went on a date to a restaurant he really liked, only for it to go out of business. Years later, he realized the head chef was in the news for uniquely inspiring reasons. In partnership with Dell, a special episode on business, failure, and adding up the little wins in order to do something grand. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 4
25 min
S3 [16] Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (Part 2)
In Part 1, we explored the myriad of theories as to why MH-370 vanished, digging into one that is most common, and understanding how it came to be so widely accepted. But does it make the most sense? In Part 2, Jenks dives into another theory, and while it isn’t the most popular, it may be the most logical in helping to explain the biggest mystery of the decade.   Guests Christine Negroni, Best-Selling Author ('The Crash Detectives'),  Mark Williams-Thomas, Investigative Journalist Florence De Changy, Journalist & Author ("The Disappearing Act; The Impossible Case of MH370") Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 20, 2019
47 min
S3 [15] Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (Part 1)
On March 8, 2014, a Boeing-777 carrying 239 people suddenly disappeared. It has been called the biggest mystery of the decade, fueling a slew of conspiracy theories and heated debate. How did a massive commercial airplane and everyone aboard just vanish? This episode explores different theories, but also unravels why there are so many. As it turns out, the most popular theory may not be the most logical. Guests: Christine Negroni, Best-Selling Author ('The Crash Detectives'),  Mark Williams-Thomas, Investigative Journalist Jay Rosen, Media Critic and Writer Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 18, 2019
29 min
S3 [14] Anna Delvey, “The Heiress”
Rachel DeLoache Williams made a new friend named Anna Delvey. Anna came from a wealthy German family, lived in a New York City hotel, and was starting an ambitious foundation. But when a trip abroad goes awry, Rachel starts to realize her 'friend' may not be who she thought she was. Guests: Rachel DeLoache Williams, author ('My Friend Anna') Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 11, 2019
51 min
S3 [13] The Shooting of David Ortiz, aka Big Papi
One of the most famous people in the Dominican Republic is shot and nearly killed. Two established reporters can’t figure out who did it. Should we believe the authorities? Or could it have been the notorious Cesar “The Abuser”? Why won’t anyone talk? Despite knowing who took the infamous shot, it may just be impossible to know what really happened. Guests: Daniel Castro, reporter (Bleacher Report, “‘It Was A Confusion’: The Shooting of David Ortiz”) Danny Gold, reporter (Sports Illustrated, “The Broken Case of David Ortiz”) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 4, 2019
36 min
S3 [12] Instagram Feud Heard Around the World
Wayne Rooney, a famous soccer player, and his wife's private photos were getting leaked to a tabloid magazine. But then, Colleen, Wayne's wife, discovers through an ingenious Instagram trick who the culprit is. The story became an international sensation. But what does it say about the news that makes the headlines? Guests: Charlotte Wilder, Senior Writer Sports Illustrated Lizzie Curdy, UK TV Personality Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 20, 2019
24 min
S3 [11] The Robert Kraft Massage
Robert Kraft is the owner of the New England Patriots, one of the NFL’s most prestigious franchises. His world came crashing down when he was arrested in a sex trafficking sting. But as it turns out, that is just the beginning of the story. Guests: May Jeong, Journalist (Vanity Fair) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 13, 2019
27 min
S3 [10] Jussie Smollett
Jussie Smollett was on the hit TV show Empire. He suddenly became a household name after he reported being the victim of a racist and homophobic hate crime. But investigators, including the FBI, now believe that's not what really happened.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 6, 2019
31 min
S3 [9] The Horses are Dying
Horse-racing is part of America’s pastime. And the Santa Anita racetrack is perhaps the most prestigious in the country. But within the span of only a few months, 30 horses had died. What really happened? Joe Drape, New York Times reporter and Best-Selling author of American Pharoah: The Untold Story of the Triple Crown Winner's Legendary Rise Larry Smith, horse trainer Dr. Alec Walen, professor of law and philosophy Kathy Guillermo, senior vice president of PETA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 30, 2019
39 min
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