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Episode 2: Pants On Fire

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For nearly a century we've been trying to read someone's truthfulness by the way they act. Be it through machine, or our own intuition. The police have tried. The FBI has tried. The CIA has tried. But the fact is… most of their efforts just don't work.

Are we doomed to ignorance? Maybe not.

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Episode 97: Palace of Justice

August 17th, 2018

27:51

When Benjamin Ferencz was 27 years old, he prosecuted his very first trial. There were 22 defendants, each of them high-ranking members of Nazi Germany's death squad. The entire world was watching.

Episode 95: The Job

July 20th, 2018

29:31

Not long into his job as prison superintendent, Frank Thompson was asked to write the manual on lethal injection for the state of Oregon. Capital punishment had not been implemented in more than 30 years, and…

Episode 94: The Chase

July 6th, 2018

23:48

Mark Roberts has attended almost every major sporting event in the world. And he's been escorted off the field almost every time.

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Episode 93: Lavender Scare

June 15th, 2018

27:06

Helen James grew up in a military family - her great great grandfather fought in the Civil War, her father in WWI, and her uncles in WWII. So when she enlisted in 1952, she felt like she belonged. Shortly aft…

Episode 92: Dementia Americana

June 1st, 2018

23:33

This episode picks up where Episode 91 left off. We suggest you listen to them in order.

The early 20…

Episode 91: The "It" Girl

May 18th, 2018

29:51
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