Playlist · by Sebastiaan Hamming
4 episodes, 3 hours 8 mins
The Moscow Theater Hostage Crisis Pt. 2: Rescue Rehearsal
Unable to leave the auditorium of the Dubrovka Theater for over four days, the orchestra pit becomes the bathroom. Despite immense pressure to open talks, Putin insists everyone will get out alive... but did they? Sponsors! Care/of - For 25% off your first month of personalized Care/of vitamins, visit TakeCareOf.com and enter code HOSTAGE.
The Moscow Theater Hostage Crisis Pt. 1: Storming the Dubrovka
As leverage to force President Vladimir Putin to withdraw Russian forces from Chechnya in 2002, a band of 40-50 heavily armed Chechen rebels took hundreds of innocent people as hostage. The man behind the chaos: terrorist leader, Movsar Barayev. The state of Chechnya in the early 2000s only adds to the turmoil of the hostage situation. Sponsors! Parcast - Rate, review and subscribe to our new show Assassinations which premieres November 19th!
The MV Maersk Alabama Pt. 2: Captain Phillips Ransomed
Somali pirates seeking a large reward, attempted to hijack the MV Maersk Alabama in 2009. Holding Richard Phillips for ransom, The U.S. Navy had to intervene and use new negotiation tactics with the pirates. Abduwali Muse was the only hijacker to live to tell the tale. Sponsors! Sun Basket - Go to SunBasket.com/HOSTAGE today to learn more and get $35 off your first order!
The MV Maersk Alabama Pt. 1: Somali Pirate Hijacking
It had been nearly 200 years since a ship registered under the American flag was seized by pirates. However, the crew of the MV Maersk Alabama and its 19,000 tons of cargo presented too good an opportunity to pass up. On April 8, 2009 four Somali pirates overcame the anti-piracy maneuvers executed by the crew and boarded the ship, kicking off one of the most incredible hostage rescues in recent memory. Parcast Network - Check out our new podcast Assassinations at https://www.parcast.com/assassinations.
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