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The Clearing

10 EpisodesProduced by Pineapple Street Media / GimletWebsite

When April Balascio was 40 years old, something she’d feared for decades was finally proven true. Her father, Edward Wayne Edwards, really was a murderer. The Clearing is about what came after April called a detective in 2009 to tell him about her suspicions — a call that led to her father’s arrest … read more

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Introducing The Clearing

July 3rd, 2019

2:36

When April Balascio was 40 years old, something she’d feared for decades was finally proven true. Her father, Edward Wayne Edwards, really was a …

Preview: The Clearing

July 17th, 2019

1:33

Listen to the first two episodes of The Clearing starting July 18. 

When April Balascio was 40 years old, something she’d feared for decades was …

1. Hunting Season

July 18th, 2019

51:43

April reads a news story and everything changes. 

2. Creepy John Wayne

July 18th, 2019

52:07

Who the hell was Edward Wayne Edwards anyway?

3. Give Me The Needle

July 25th, 2019

57:04

How one murder case turned into three. 

4. Bullshit Bullshit Bullshit

August 1st, 2019

44:17

Confronting the myth of Ed Edwards.

5. A Lot of Old Memories

August 8th, 2019

51:04

What else could Ed Edwards have done?

6. Give Yourself Up Son

August 15th, 2019

54:44

How to solve a murder and why you probably won’t. 

7. He's In The Water

August 22nd, 2019

43:53

April finds a connection in Akron, OH.

8. Tie A Knot In It

August 29th, 2019

43:05

On a farm in Wisconsin, April sees some good.

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