Standoff

Standoff follows Fred Gómez Carrasco, a drug cartel kingpin and orchestrator of the 1974 Huntsville, Texas, prison siege. The siege was one of the most infamous hostage crises in American history and played out in dramatic fashion over eleven days, all in front of a terrified national audience. One hundred hours of audio containing the actual hostage negotiations and the deadly shoot-out tell the story like never before. "Journalist Wes Ferguson... weaves a fascinating yarn using new interviews as well as unearthed tapes of Carrasco’s hostage-negotiation calls. What emerges is a big bold look at a little-known crime story." - Vulture Standoff is a production of Imperative Entertainment and is written, created and hosted by Wes Ferguson. Executive Producer and Story Editor is Jason Hoch. Audio editing and sound engineering by Shaine Freeman and Jason Hoch. Original music is by Max Baca with Flaco Jiménez on accordion and Tony Gonzalez is the music engineer for the original score. The main theme 'Huntsville' is performed by Ray Benson and is from the 1971 Merle Haggard and the Strangers Album, 'Someday We'll Look Back'.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 45m. Bisher sind 19 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 9 hours 40 minutes

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Trailer: Standoff


A new series on the 1974 Huntsville, TX prison siege, one of the most infamous hostage crises in American history that played out in dramatic fashion over 11 days – all in front of a terrified national audience. 100 hours of newly uncovered audio containing the actual hostage negotiations and the deadly shoot-out tell the story like never before. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 March 1, 2022  3m
 
 

episode 1: Let the Siege Begin | Chapter 1


Fred Carrasco seizes control of the prison library at the Texas State Penitentiary, taking librarians and teachers hostage. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 March 11, 2022  48m
 
 

episode 2: "I Came to Kill One Guy" | Chapter 2


Before his infamous prison siege, Fred Carrasco rose from the streets of San Antonio to the heights of power as an international druglord, only to crash back down to earth in a wild shoot-out with the cops. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 March 12, 2022  55m
 
 

episode 3: The Mastermind | Chapter 3


Stuck behind bars, Fred Carrasco recuperates from numerous bullet wounds and hatches a brazen and daring plot to escape justice ... with a little help from his friends. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 March 13, 2022  53m
 
 

episode 4: Both Sides Dig In | Chapter 4


Schoolteacher Jack Branch and other hostages become human shields as Fred Carrasco ups the stakes in his demand to be released from prison. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 March 14, 2022  46m
 
 

episode 5: "I Just Saw a Man Killed!" | Chapter 5


Guards armed with guns and explosives get ready to storm the library. Their goal? Recapture the outlaw Fred Carrasco and free his civilian hostages. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 March 15, 2022  56m
 
 

episode 6: The Blitz | Chapter 6


Hostage taker Fred Carrasco turns up the public pressure on prison officials to release him and his accomplices from the Walls Unit. A desperate hostage takes matters into his own hands. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 March 16, 2022  55m
 
 

episode 7: Fred the Folk Hero | Chapter 7


As Fred Carrasco engages in a life-or-death chess match with the Texas prison system, his escape attempt is swept up with an important civil rights movement. Meanwhile, Carrasco's wife, Rosa, disappears. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 March 17, 2022  52m
 
 

episode 8: The Final Shootout | Chapter 8


The hostages call their loved ones to say their final goodbyes. The standoff can't go on another day. Dead or alive, Carrasco and his hostages are leaving the library. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 March 18, 2022  50m
 
 

episode 9: Don't Rock the Boat | Chapter 9


A loving son grapples with his mom's sacrifice. Dueling autopsies fuel a deepening mystery. Who, if anyone, killed Fred Carrasco? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 March 19, 2022  45m
 
 
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