In American Scandal, host Lindsay Graham again dives deep into American history, but this time to get on the inside of some of the most infamous—or forgotten—scandals this nation has seen: steroids in sports, oil on Alaskan beaches, arms deals in Iran, drug deals in Nicaragua, demented cult leaders in West Virgina and disgraced politicians across the country. Created by Graham for Wondery, American Scandal evocatively uses music and immersive sound design to capture your attention and pull you into the story. It debuted at #2 on the Apple Podcasts Charts and has remained in the Top 100 week after week.

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Episodes

Big Tobacco – Smoking Guns | 1

Merrell Williams stumbles on a terrible secret, one that’s been hidden for decades. Jeffrey Wigand starts a new job with the tobacco industry, only to come face to face with…

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Introducing Guru: The Dark Side of Enlightenment

When we face challenges in life, we seek answers from people we believe can help us. When tragedy strikes an exclusive retreat with a self-help superstar, many people are left…

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Boston College Gambling Scheme | Paid Athletes | 4

Dan Murphy is a staff writer with ESPN. He’s been covering the changing landscape in college sports, in which athletes could soon make money from endorsements. He and Lindsay discuss…

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Boston College Gambling Scheme | The Final Score | 3

The FBI investigates the ties between Boston College basketball players and Jimmy Burke’s crime ring. As the point-shaving trial gets underway, the athletes discover there’s a larger game being played—and…

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Boston College Gambling Scheme | You Can Bet Your Life | 2

Pressure mounts as the mafia starts pouring money into the betting scheme. But the players begin to crack, and mobsters start disappearing. And soon, the FBI launches its pursuit. Listen…

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Introducing Dating Diaries

Dating Diaries: Quarantine Confessions unpacks the complexities and experiences of dating during the COVID-19 pandemic. The show will explore the minds, hearts and desperate measures of singles all over the…

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Boston College Gambling Scheme | Against the Odds | 1

Criminals in Pittsburgh have a plan. It involves gambling and manipulating the scores of college basketball games. But to pull it off, they’ll first need some help from the basketball…

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Encore: Exxon Valdez | Winner Take Nothing | 4

The fishermen run a blockade. Alyeska Pipeline goes to extremes to root out a mole. Exxon and the fishermen face off in court.  Photos of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill can…

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Credits

Host: Lindsay Graham

Sound Design: Lindsay Graham, Derek Behrens

Music: Lindsay Graham

Executive Producer: Hernan Lopez (Wondery)

Executive Producer: Marshall Lewy (Wondery)

Executive Producer: Stephanie Jenz (Wondery)

Executive Producer: Lindsay Graham

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