Behind the Bastards

There’s a reason the History Channel has produced hundreds of documentaries about Hitler but only a few about Dwight D. Eisenhower. Bad guys (and gals) are eternally fascinating. Behind the Bastards dives in past the Cliffs Notes of the worst humans in history and exposes the bizarre realities of their lives. Listeners will learn about the young adult novels that helped Hitler form his monstrous ideology, the founder of Blackwater’s insane quest to build his own Air Force, the bizarre lives of the sons and daughters of dictators and Saddam Hussein’s side career as a trashy romance novelist.

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Part One: Elan School: The Worst 'Troubled Teen' Facility


Robert is joined by Miles Gray to discuss The Elan School.

FOOTNOTES:

  1. https://www.nytimes.com/2002/06/02/style/skeletons-in-the-classroom.html
  2. https://www.darkdowneast.com/episodes/elanschool
  3. https://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-xpm-2000-02-15-0002150060-story.html
  4. https://books.google.com/books?id=GCv_lLRAAWMC&pg=PA371&lpg=PA371&dq=joe+ricci+Daytop&source=bl&ots=Hd3sMgUT5c&sig=ACfU3U1U1xJywjNNNcpIkCTqx6G_G9KRbw&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjJlISfkPzvAhVXFVkFHcsVDx0Q6AEwEnoECBMQAw#v=onepage&q=joe%20ricci%20Daytop&f=false
  5. https://www.sunjournal.com/2016/03/13/family-asks-really-happened-phil-elan-school/#
  6. https://www.sunjournal.com/2016/03/20/day-officer-smiley-helped-boy-escape-elan-school/?rel=related#
  7. https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2000/10/dominick-dunne-martha-moxley-murder-greenwich
  8. https://archive.is/ixdgd#selection-529.0-529.432
  9. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/exclusive-new-york-state-_b_38895
  10. https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/ee7oq/iama_graduate_of_the_elan_school/
  11. https://cases.justia.com/federal/district-courts/connecticut/ctdce/3:2007cv01625/79511/33/0.pdf?ts=1232080685
  12. CURLEY, MAURA. DUCK IN A RAINCOAT . MENUKIE PRESS /VIRGIN VOICE. Kindle Edition.
  13. https://elan.school/


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 2021-07-27  1h22m