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The Unsinkable Story and the Storied Detective

By wthpod November 6, 2017

In this episode Suzie looks at the strange tales of William Thomas Stead and Trevor investigates the life of Francois Eugene Vidocq!

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Sources:

WILIAM THOMAS STEAD

Carter C 2012, ‘Titanic sinking foretold in fictional accounts years before disaster’, CBC News http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/titanic-sinking-foretold-in-fictional-accounts-years-before-disaster-1.1289723
Encyclopedia Titanica 2017, ‘Mr William Thomas Stead’ https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-victim/william-thomas-stead.html
Hasan H 2012, ‘Author ‘Predicts’ Titanic Sinking, 14 Years Earlier’ TIME Magazine http://newsfeed.time.com/2012/04/14/author-predicts-titanic-sinking-14-years-earlier/
Stead W 1886 and 1892, ‘How the Mail Steamer went down in Mid Atlantic by a Survivor’ and ‘From the Old World to the New’ W.T. Stead Resource Site http://www.attackingthedevil.co.uk/pmg/steamer.php and http://www.attackingthedevil.co.uk/reviews/oldworld.php
Valjak D 2017, ‘A story written in 1886 predicted the 1912 “Titanic” disaster with eerie accuracy’ https://www.thevintagenews.com/2017/10/25/a-story-written-in-1886-predicted-the-1912-titanic-disaster-with-eerie-accuracy/

FRANCOIS EUGENE VIDOCQ

THE GREAT DETECTIVES: VIDOCQ – The Strand Magazine

Eugène Vidocq: The Convict Who Became the Father of Modern Criminal Investigation – Owlcation

Eugene Vidocq: The ex-convict who became the world’s first private investigator – Vintage News

LA VIE DE MONSIEUR VIDOCQ – The Vidocq Society

François Vidocq – Encyclopedia Britannica

François Eugène Vidocq – Thrilling Detective

Other stuff:

The word history in the opening theme has been extracted from…

History Never Repeats – Split Enz (1981)

History Repeating – Propellerheads feat: Miss Shirley Bassey (1998)

Flame Trees – Cold Chisel (1984)

You’re History – Shakespeare’s Sister (1989)

Centuries – Fall Out Boy (2015)

Fade out music – My Heart Will Go On – Postmodern Jukebox (2015)

All music used under fair use provisions.

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