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This fast-paced, compelling audio show has set a new standard for history storytelling in podcasting, often placing the listener at a crucial moment in history from the outset, and always managing to deliver on tense human drama based upon accurate and painstaking research.

1001 Heroes has delivered 5 million episode listens worldwide since our first episode (Gremlins) in 2015. 168 reviews at Apple 4.5/5.

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Feb 20, 2017

The Untouchables tells the story of how crime started in Chicago and of the men who risked everything to take it down. One of those men was Elliott Ness, a Federal IRS Agent whose courage and foresight helped to bring down Al Capone, one of the most notorious gangsters that ever lived. AD FREE PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION Sources: Music: Roosevelt Sykes , Gulfport Boogie 1926 The Transatlantic Stomp, Cobb Brothers 1928 Big Bill Bronzey Miss. River Blues Reading: Elliott Ness Papers: Western Reserce Library A Bad End For a Good Guy: Brian Albrecht, 1997 Richards, George E. (2011). "The Last Boy Scout: Eliot Ness' Tenure as Cleveland, Ohio's Public Safety Director" (PDF). International Journal of Humanities and Social Science. 1 (12): 14–21. Jump up ^ Eliot Ness: The Real Story (Paul W. Heimel, author. Knox Books) Eliot Ness(Ohio Historical Society) Biography of Eliot Ness (Essortment) Okrent, Daniel (2010). Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition. New York: Scribner. pp. 136, 345. ISBN 978-0-7432-7704-4. "Searching for Eliot Ness" (Fedora Chronicles) "Eliot Ness Biography" (Who2, LLC) "Eliot Ness 1902–1957" The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade web site "Eliot Ness". Cleveland Police Museum/Cleveland Police Historical Society. Retrieved 8 May 2013.