WHISPERED TRUE STORIES
WHISPERED TRUE STORIES
Whispered True Stories
Whispered stories of true crime, weird disappearances, strange mysteries, wild adventures, spooky things, funny things. Every story will be 100 percent true.
PREVIEW: TEEN DEATH PARTY
Hear about the story of an unsupervised all-teen party in Los Angeles, that led to the murder and suicide of two teen girls.  Spoken entirely in Whisper, by Kit Caren. https://www.patreon.com/whisperedtruestories https://www.paypal.me/whisperedtruestories
Mar 17
9 min
ARSON AT THE WHITE HOUSE !!!
In 1814, the White House was set on fire.   It would have burned to the ground. Except for an incredible miracle. Also: Hear about the exciting future of this podcast! Told entirely in Whisper, by Kit Caren. ===== HISTORICAL REFERENCES: Smith, Page, The Shaping of America (book, 1980), pp. 628-40. Ambrose, Kevin; Weiss, Andrew & Henry, Dan, Washington Weather (book, 2002). Zielinski, Sarah, The Tornado That Saved Washington, Smithsonian (August 2010). Ubbelohde, Carl, War of 1812, Encyclopedia of Cleveland History (webpage). ==== BECOME A SUPPORTER OF THE PODCAST! Simply go to: Patreon Page – Whispered True Stories and contribute whatever you can. There are rewards, for any donation! ==== CLOSING THOUGHTS: Source: Lermontov, Mikhail, A Hero of Our Time (1840), Penguin (reprint, 2009), p. 120. ==== CONTACT THE HOST - KIT CAREN E-Mail: WhisperedTrueStories@gmail.com Twitter: @WhisperedTrue @KitCaren
Dec 23, 2020
19 min
THE DOPPELGANGER: A CREEPY TRUE STORY
HALLOWEEN MINI-EPISODE !!!  Also:  Hear about plans for the future of this podcast!  Told entirely in Whisper, by Kit Caren. ==== BECOME A SUPPORTER OF THE PODCAST! Simply go to: Patreon Page – Whispered True Stories and contribute whatever you can. There are rewards, for any donation! ==== CLOSING THOUGHTS: Source:  Chesterton, G.K., The Napoleon of Notting Hill  (1904), at p. 23. ==== HOW TO CONTACT THE HOST - KIT CAREN E-Mail: WhisperedTrueStories@gmail.com Twitter: @WhisperedTrue @KitCaren 
Oct 30, 2020
26 min
THE DISAPPEARANCE OF GEORGIA JEAN WECKLER
On the afternoon of May 1, 1947, Georgia Jean Weckler, an 8 year old girl, simply vanished from her driveway, in a small town in Wisconsin.  Hear the story of the disappearance … the decades of unsuccessful investigations, and … why it matters … nearly 75 years later. Told entirely in Whisper, by Kit Caren. ==== BECOME A SUPPORTER OF THE PODCAST! Simply go to: Patreon Page – Whispered True Stories and contribute whatever you can. There are rewards, for any donation! ==== HISTORICAL REFERENCES Georgia Jean Weckler - Charley Project  (webpage). Doe Network: Case No. 1727DFWI (Georgia Jean Weckler webpage). Georgia Jean Weckler - Find A Grave (webpage). Georgia Jean Weckler: Kidnapped May 1, 1947 (Weckler family website) National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (website). ==== CLOSING THOUGHTS: You Are Like Water, and You Matter (essay, #BlackLivesMatter), by u/AmbulanceButNotForMe (reddit - free use script). ==== HOW TO CONTACT THE HOST - KIT CAREN E-Mail: WhisperedTrueStories@gmail.com Twitter: @WhisperedTrue @KitCaren
Sep 12, 2020
1 hr 45 min
AN OPEN LETTER TO MY LISTENERS
PLEASE ... Be sure to listen.
Mar 6, 2020
6 min
THE UNSOLVED DISAPPEARANCE OF JUDGE CRATER
On the evening of August 6, 1930, Judge Joseph Crater vanished from a street corner in New York City.  He was never seen, or heard from, again. This episode shares the story with you – told entirely in Whisper, by Kit Caren. ==== BECOME A SUPPORTER OF THE PODCAST! Simply go to: Patreon Page – Whispered True Stories and contribute whatever you can. Hear a bonus Episode, for only $1.   There are extra rewards, for any donation of $5 or more! ==== HISTORICAL REFERENCES Crater, Stella & Fraley, Oscar, The Empty Robe (book, 1961)  Gibson, John Winslow, Judge Crater, the Missingest Person: How He Disappeared and Why They Couldn't Find Him (2010). Tofel, Richard J., Vanishing Point: The Disappearance of Judge Crater and the New York He Left Behind (book, 2004). Kelly, Jack, Judge Crater Vanishes Forever. American Heritage Magazine   Furneaux, Rupert, The Disappearance of Judge Crater, The People's Almanac #2 (1978), at pp. 1268-69. ==== CLOSING THOUGHT: Source - Chesterton, G.K., The Red Angel (short story), available as Chapter XVII, in Tremendous Trifles (book, collected stories and essays, 1909).  ==== Episode includes Whispered recommendations for these podcasts:    Ignorance Was Bliss Targeted: Domestic Violence True Crime  ==== HOW TO CONTACT THE HOST - KIT CAREN E-Mail: WhisperedTrueStories@gmail.com Twitter: @WhisperedTrue @KitCaren 
Dec 24, 2019
47 min
THE MURDER OF HARRIET LANE
The brutal killing of Harriet Lane in 1857, was the most infamous slaying in England, prior to the multiple murders committed by Jack the Ripper in the 1880s.  This episode shares the story with you – told entirely in Whisper, by Kit Caren. ==== BECOME A SUPPORTER OF THE PODCAST! Simply go to: Patreon Page – Whispered True Stories and contribute whatever you can. Hear a bonus Episode, for only $1.   There are extra rewards, for any donation of $5 or more! ==== HISTORICAL REFERENCES Chronicles of Crime and Criminals (No. 1), Beaver Publishing Co (Toronto,  Canada, 1880s, author and exact year, unknown), Chapter 1. Fortey, H.S., Lamentation of Henry Wainwright, for the Murder and Mutilation of Harriet Lane (1875). Storey, Neil,  The Little Book of Murder, "The Businessman and His Mistress", (2013). Lachanudis, Paula, The Murder of Harriet Lane, Herts Memories (webpage, 2011). Jackson, Victoria (compiler), Wainwright, Henry, Murderpedia (webpage). Treguer, Pascal, The Gruesome Origin of “Harriet Lane” and “Fanny Adams”, Word Histories (webpage, 2017) (the history of these names as military slang for preserved or canned meat); see also, Harriet Lane, Green’s Dictionary of Slang (2019). ==== CLOSING THOUGHT: Source - Chesterton, G.K., The Flying Stars (short story, 1911), included within story collection, The Innocence of Father Brown. ==== Episode includes Whispered recommendations for these podcasts: True Crime Finland American Sex Podcast ==== HOW TO CONTACT THE HOST - KIT CAREN E-Mail: WhisperedTrueStories@gmail.com Twitter: @WhisperedTrue @KitCaren      
Dec 8, 2019
1 hr 12 min
SPOOKY STORIES FROM LISTENERS
HALLOWEEN EPISODE! featuring Spooky Stories, sent by listeners. Told told entirely in Whisper, by Kit Caren. ==== BECOME A SUPPORTER OF THE PODCAST! Simply go to: Patreon Page – Whispered True Stories and contribute whatever you can. Hear a bonus Episode, for only $1.   There are extra rewards, for any donation of $5 or more! ==== CLOSING THOUGHT: Source - Mearns, William Hughes, Antigonish (a.k.a. "The Little Man Who Wasn't There") (poem, 1899).  ==== Episode includes Whispered recommendations for these podcasts: Death In The Afternoon Good Nightmare Meet My Ghost Ghost In The Burbs ==== HOW TO CONTACT THE HOST - KIT CAREN E-Mail: WhisperedTrueStories@gmail.com Twitter: @WhisperedTrue @KitCaren
Oct 25, 2019
1 hr 15 min
THE WOMEN'S BANK SWINDLE
In 1887, in New York, two  female con artists opened a phony “bank for ladies”. They then swindled over  $1 million (in today’s money), from dozens of the richest women in the  city.  This episode shares the story with you – told entirely in Whisper, by Kit Caren. ==== BECOME A SUPPORTER OF THE PODCAST! Simply go to: Patreon Page – Whispered True Stories and contribute whatever you can. Hear a bonus Episode, for only $1.   There are extra rewards, for any donation of $5 or more! ==== HISTORICAL REFERENCES: Lyons, Sophie, Why Crime Does Not Pay (book, 1913), at Chapter 4. Segrave, Kerry, Women Swindlers in America, 1860-1920 (book, 2007), pp. 128-135. Robb, George, Ladies of the Ticker: Women and Wall Street from the Gilded Age to the Great Depression (book, 2017). Eldridge, Benjamin & Watts, William, Our Rival, the Rascal: A Faithful Portrayal of the Conflict Between the Criminals of This Age and the Defenders of Society, the Police (book, 1897), pp. 373-375. ==== CLOSING THOUGHT: Source - attributed to humorist Damon Runyon.  Sophie Lyon's book was titled: Why Crime Does Not Pay. ==== Episode includes Whispered recommendations for these podcasts: Naptime Nancy - True Crime Podcast.  Active Shooter: The Podcast.  ==== HOW TO CONTACT THE HOST - KIT CAREN E-Mail: WhisperedTrueStories@gmail.com Twitter: @WhisperedTrue @KitCaren
Oct 2, 2019
1 hr 43 min
THE MYSTERY OF RUDOLPH FENTZ
The true story of the "missing person" Rudolph Fentz.   Listen, to hear the facts (and fiction, and fraud) of this case, which has swirled with controversy, for decades. But -- exactly which decades?!   The 1870s?  The 1950s?  The 2000s?  This episode shares the story with you – told entirely in Whisper, by Kit Caren. ==== BECOME A SUPPORTER OF THE PODCAST! Simply go to: Patreon Page – Whispered True Stories and contribute whatever you can. Hear a bonus Episode, for only $1.   There are extra rewards, for any donation of $5 or more! ==== HISTORICAL REFERENCES: Finney, Jack, I'm Scared, Collier's Magazine,  September 15, 1951. pp. 24-25 & 78-81. Clock Runs Out On Long-Told Story of Time Traveler, Akron Beacon Journal (August 12, 2002). Berry, C.R., The Curious Case of Rudolph Fentz, Time Travel Nexus (website, December 19, 2017). Rudolph Fentz, Accidental Time Traveler The Strange Case of Rudolph Fentz, Cool Interesting Stuff (website, January 26, 2013). The Stunning True Story Of Time Traveler Rudolph Fentz, Anomalien (website, October 3, 2018). Rudoph Fentz, Accidental Time Traveler, Museum of Hoaxes (website, August 20, 2002). I'm Scared, Science Fiction Radio, NPR (1989, audio drama version of Finney's story; but shortened, and set in the 1980s, rather than the 1950s).    Rudolph Fentz, Wikipedia  webpage (2012).  ==== CLOSING THOUGHT: Source -  (excerpt from) Finney, Jack, I'm Scared, Collier's Magazine,  September 15, 1951. pp. 24-25 & 78-81.   ==== Episode includes Whispered recommendations for these podcasts: The Unseen True Crime Historian ==== HOW TO CONTACT THE HOST - KIT CAREN E-Mail: WhisperedTrueStories@gmail.com Twitter: @WhisperedTrue @KitCaren
Sep 10, 2019
1 hr 6 min
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