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Unobscured

By iHeartRadio & Aaron Mahnke

Rank #15 in History category

Society & Culture
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History
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History is full of stories we think we know. They are old and dark, but time has robbed us of perspective and clarity. They've become obscured and misunderstood. Which is why this series exists: to dig deep and shed light on some of history’s darkest moments. To help us better understand where we’ve come from. To make it Unobscured. Each season pairs narrative storytelling from Aaron Mahnke, creator of the hit podcast Lore, with prominent historian interviews. Season One: The Salem Witch Trials

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History is full of stories we think we know. They are old and dark, but time has robbed us of perspective and clarity. They've become obscured and misunderstood. Which is why this series exists: to dig deep and shed light on some of history’s darkest moments. To help us better understand where we’ve come from. To make it Unobscured. Each season pairs narrative storytelling from Aaron Mahnke, creator of the hit podcast Lore, with prominent historian interviews. Season One: The Salem Witch Trials

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The Final Evolved Form of Lore

By CSP32 - Dec 15 2018
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Aaron Mahnke has finally evolved into his final true form as a storyteller. Fans of his Lore podcast will be completely enraptured by this multi-part telling of one of the stand-out events of pre-Revolution American history. The depths of Mahnke's research into this topic are incredible, and a hauntingly somber soundtrack is the cherry on top of this amazing piece of storytelling.

School days

By jbzxcfd - Dec 13 2018
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Great entertainment based in fact what else is there?

iTunes Ratings

1554 Ratings
Average Ratings
1298
128
56
33
39

The Final Evolved Form of Lore

By CSP32 - Dec 15 2018
Read more

Aaron Mahnke has finally evolved into his final true form as a storyteller. Fans of his Lore podcast will be completely enraptured by this multi-part telling of one of the stand-out events of pre-Revolution American history. The depths of Mahnke's research into this topic are incredible, and a hauntingly somber soundtrack is the cherry on top of this amazing piece of storytelling.

School days

By jbzxcfd - Dec 13 2018
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Great entertainment based in fact what else is there?

Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

Top 10 Episode of Unobscured

Rank #1: Unobscured RSS

Jul 09 2018
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Rank #2: Unobscured - Season 1 - Trailer

Sep 26 2018
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History is full of stories we think we know. They are old and dark, but time has robbed us of perspective and clarity. They've become obscured and misunderstood. Which is why this series exists: to dig deep and shed light on some of history’s darkest moments. To help us better understand where we’ve come from. To make it Unobscured. Each season pairs narrative storytelling from Aaron Mahnke, the creator the hit podcast Lore, with prominent historian interviews.Season One: The Salem Witch Trials

Rank #3: 01 | The Arrival

Oct 03 2018
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The stage is set, the characters are introduced, and the spell is cast. Welcome to Salem Village, home to a diverse and complicated gathering of families and personalities. It is a pile of dry kindling, and the match is about to be struck.

Rank #4: 02 | The Outsiders

Oct 10 2018
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Even though Salem had been without an official charter from England for almost a decade, there was no question that witchcraft was still a crime. The only question left was how to handle them, and the answer would involve pitting a group of outsiders against a few powerful insiders. 

Rank #5: 03 | By the Book

Oct 17 2018
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As the first suspects are rounded up and questioned by the biased and partisan officials, their confessions unleash more trouble than relief. And as the number of witches multiplies, so too does the number of accusers. In an increasingly uncertain time, the Village leans on its faith.

Rank #6: 04 | The Refugees

Oct 24 2018
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While the events of the Salem witch trials began within the borders of the Salem village community, many of the forces that drove it forward were external. As we're about to see, Salem was full of more than stories about witchcraft—and those external threats were about to come home.

Rank #7: 05 | A Higher Power

Oct 31 2018
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Some people saw the growing witch panic in Salem as a threat to their lives, and they tried to run and hide. Others saw an opportunity for profit and advancement. Through it all, though, the fire would continue to burn, and unlikely individuals would be caught up in the blaze.

Rank #8: 06 | Consequences

Nov 07 2018
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Until now, the daily flood of examinations had been a temporary fix while everyone waited for the new government to set up an official trial. For many, that trial would represent hope and conclusion. For some, however, it would extract a heavy, deadly price.

Rank #9: 07 | She Is One Of Us

Nov 14 2018
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It's easy for a community to turn on the outsiders among them. The Salem witch trials had become a textbook example of this over the first few months. But in July of 1692, all of that changed. As the Court of Oyer and Terminer rolled full speed ahead, it seems anyone could be a witch.

Rank #10: 08 | King and Queen

Nov 21 2018
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As the trials continued to roll forward in Salem, crushing more and more lives beneath its wheels, the panic began to spread outside its borders. In the community of Andover, those old fears found a new home—and the results would defy all expectations.