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Uncover is an investigative series from CBC Podcasts. Season 6: Satanic Panic. Season 5: Sharmini. Season 4: The Cat Lady Case. Season 3: The Village. Season 2: Bomb on Board. Season 1: Escaping NXIVM.

Uncover is an investigative series from CBC Podcasts. Season 6: Satanic Panic. Season 5: Sharmini. Season 4: The Cat Lady Case. Season 3: The Village. Season 2: Bomb on Board. Season 1: Escaping NXIVM.

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United States

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Uncover is an investigative series from CBC Podcasts. Season 6: Satanic Panic. Season 5: Sharmini. Season 4: The Cat Lady Case. Season 3: The Village. Season 2: Bomb on Board. Season 1: Escaping NXIVM.

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English


Episodes

Introducing Someone Knows Something: Donald Izzett Jr.

5/12/2020
In Someone Knows Something Season 6, Debra has been searching for her son, Donald Izzett Jr. for 25 years. The last time she spoke with him was Mother’s Day. He had called from a road trip, but sounded upset, saying he needed money. Then the phone went dead. Donnie’s friend told police that he dropped him off in New Orleans. But Debra thinks he was murdered. And decides to investigate the case herself. Here's an excerpt from the first episode. Full episodes are available at hyperurl.co/skscbc

Duration:00:04:48

Bonus: Hidden Messages, Backmasking and the Satanic Panic

3/17/2020
From the '60s to the '90s, parents worried messages hidden in rock albums would make their children do drugs and worship the devil. The truth could only be revealed if these records were played backwards. Twenty Thousand Hertz — a podcast about the world’s most recognizable and interesting sounds — unveils the history behind the backmasking panic and why our brains hear hidden messages. Subscribe to the podcast at 20k.org

Duration:00:29:13

S6 E7: What good can come of this?

3/10/2020
Far from healed, the Martensville Nightmare remains an open wound for those who lived through it. And yet for the rest of us, the history is all but lost — a symbol of the broader failure across the board to face the effects of the Satanic Panic head on or to learn its lessons. But, some surprising good did emerge out of all the pain.

Duration:00:51:41

S6 E6: ‘I remember telling them nothing happened to me’

3/3/2020
How does it come to be that hundreds of children across North America and beyond report such similar crimes? How has a phenomenon that’s never seen a proven case become so real in the minds of so many? And what does it mean for the children at the centre of it all?

Duration:00:43:30

S6 E5: The Many Martensvilles

2/25/2020
As devastating as the Martensville Nightmare is for all involved, it’s just one piece of a much bigger picture. FBI special agent Ken Lanning spent the ‘80s trying to figure out what the hell was happening across North America, and why.

Duration:00:51:00

S6 E4: ‘There is still time to wake up'

2/18/2020
A local activist in Saskatoon, Marjaleena Repo, says she knew instantly that the accused were innocent, victims of nothing less than mass hysteria. Though she sounds the alarm in any forum she can find, her warnings are ignored.

Duration:00:49:10

S6 E3: ‘You got to be friggin’ kidding me’

2/11/2020
As the number of suspects continues to grow, rumours of an underground Satanic cult whose members include police officers have taken root. Saskatoon Police Officer John Popowich finds himself facing “the worst things that a human being can be accused of.”

Duration:00:39:00

S6 E2: 'It was hell'

2/4/2020
By June 1992, nine people face nearly 180 charges related to the sexual abuse of children who have attended a home daycare in Martensville. Journalist Dan Zakreski revisits the sites of the story that dominated everyone's attention, including a ‘Devil Church,’ and reflects on his own role in spreading the story. Then, we meet a young mother searching for answers who shares her own heartrending story of a childhood turned upside down by the Martensville Nightmare.

Duration:00:41:07

S6 E1: 'It was such a perfect place'

2/4/2020
Police Officer Claudia Bryden is drawn into a bizarre case unfolding in the peaceful Prairie town of Martensville, Saskatchewan. What starts with a single complaint about an alleged sexual assault in a home daycare grows into something bigger and more disturbing than anyone could have imagined.

Duration:00:37:49

S6: Satanic Panic - Trailer

1/22/2020
Throughout the 1980s, Satanic cults were widely believed to be preying on children — torturing and terrorizing them as part of dark rituals. Across North America, there were hundreds of false allegations, scores of unjust criminal trials and countless lives torn apart. But never any real proof. By the early 90s, the panic reached the tiny Prairie town of Martensville, Saskatchewan. And nearly 30 years later, the people touched by it all are still picking up the pieces. So what happened? And...

Duration:00:04:01

S5 Sharmini Bonus: Potential Witnesses Emerge

1/20/2020
Two new sources come forward with statements on Sharmini Anandavel’s murder. One claims he has carried the image of Sharmini with Stanley Tippett for twenty years. The other says that a photograph of Tippett published in fall 2019 brought back a memory---a jog near where her body was found.

Duration:00:27:20

Introducing Chasing Cosby by the L.A. Times

1/14/2020
For decades, Bill Cosby brought warmth and laughter across the country, cementing his image as “America’s Dad.” But behind that disguise was the real Bill Cosby – the monster who preyed on women by promising them mentorship, only to then drug and violate them. Hosted by Nicki Egan, the lead investigative journalist on this case, the series features jurors, lawyers, and over a dozen survivors telling their story together for the first time. “Chasing Cosby” is the definitive take on the rise...

Duration:00:07:42

S1, S3 & S5 BONUS: The Story I Didn’t Tell

12/20/2019
Join Ian Hanomansing and the hosts of Uncover, Missing and Murdered and Hunting Warhead as they share never-before-told stories from their podcasts in front of a live audience at the Hot Docs Podcast Festival. Josh Bloch asks if he was duped by his friend and subject of Uncover: Escaping NXIVM, Sarah Edmondson. Connie Walker reveals why she became a journalist and her hidden motivation behind her true crime podcast Missing and Murdered. Justin Ling, host of Uncover: The Village dives deep...

Duration:00:44:01

Introducing Hunting Warhead

11/5/2019
A new investigative series from CBC Podcasts and the Norwegian newspaper VG. Hunting Warhead follows an international team of police officers as they attempt to track down the people behind a massive child-abuse site on the dark web. Listen at hyperurl.co/huntingwarhead

Duration:00:04:03

Introducing Bad Batch

10/23/2019
When a group of patients wind up in a Texas hospital in critical condition, the trail leads back to one stem cell company and its charismatic CEO. What happens when a supposed miracle cure leaves you worse off than before? Listen to Wondery’s new series Bad Batch at wondery.fm/UncoverBadBatch

Duration:00:05:56

S5 E6: Searching for Justice

9/24/2019
Sharmini, episode 6 - Sharmini's brother Kathees shares the last time he saw her and recalls their interactions with Stanley Tippett before she went missing. The Toronto Police shares why no one was charged for Sharmini's murder, with context of another case around the same time. We hear her voice for the first time. Also, after the credits, an update from the team.

Duration:00:34:41

S5 E5: I Don't Recall

9/24/2019
Sharmini, episode 5 - Michelle questions Tippett on the shifting details of his stories, while he firmly maintains his innocence. His own words from months ago —and from 1999— contain many contradictions.

Duration:00:29:52

S5 E4: Behind Bars

9/17/2019
Sharmini, episode 4 - Michelle talks to Stanley Tippett for the first time in twenty years. Face to face.

Duration:00:30:20

S5 E3: Stranger to the Truth

9/17/2019
Sharmini, episode 3 - In the years between being a suspect in Sharmini's killing and his 2009 conviction, Stanley Tippett exhibited disturbing patterns. Michelle talks to law enforcement officers, old neighbours, and witnesses about Tippett's behaviour as he moved from Oshawa to Collingwood to Peterborough.

Duration:00:35:54

S5 E2: Saturday Morning

9/9/2019
Sharmini, Episode 2 - Michelle visits Woodbine Junior High in North York to learn about Sharmini’s life as a Grade 9 student. Her friends, teachers, and community recall the days after the teen's disappearance, and the false stories born out of prejudice.

Duration:00:29:08