Oct. 7, 2021

Episode 36: The Osage Nation Serial Murders that legitimized the FBI

Episode 36: The Osage Nation Serial Murders that legitimized the FBI

Sources for this episode:

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann

The Deaths of Sybil Bolton: Oil, Greed, and Murder on the Osage Reservation by Dennis McAuliffe

Bill Burchardt, "Osage Oil," The Chronicles of Oklahoma 41 (Fall 1963).

Kenny A. Franks, The Osage Oil Boom (Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Heritage Association, 1989).

Lawrence J. Hogan, The Osage Indian Murders (Frederick, Md.: Amlex, Inc., 1998).

Andrew L. Warren, "Earning Their Spurs in the Oil Patch: The Cinematic FBI, the Osage Murders, and the Test of the American West," The Chronicles of Oklahoma 84 (Summer 2006).

https://www.fbi.gov/history/famous-cases/murder-and-mayhem-in-the-osage-hills

https://vault.fbi.gov/Osage%20Indian%20Murders


This week in True Crime: Brittany wonders if a teen was REALLY sleepwalking when he murdered his twin and Brian finds humor in a very scary rooster. This week we learn about the horrific 5 year Reign of Terror that plagued the Osage Nation of Oklahoma and the brand new FBI agents who helped find a killer. Then Brian discusses a magician with a vendetta against mediums, wait? Haven't we done this before?

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Special thanks to Myuu for the music you heard on todays episode. You can find him at www.youtube.com/c/myuujiSleep walking(?) teenager murders sister, rooster terrorizing NY, Osage Murders and Birth of the FBI, Harry Price

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