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Episode 245: Madman in the Woods: Life Next Door to the Unabomber with Author Jamie Gehring

Episode 245: Madman in the Woods: Life Next Door to the Unabomber with Author Jamie Gehring

In 1996, the longest and most expensive investigation in the FBI’s history was successfully solved when Theodore Kaczynski was identified as “The Unabomber” 18 years after he began building and planting bombs at various locations. Three people were killed and several others injured before he was brought to justice. A new book titled “Madman in the Woods” recounts the experiences of its author Jamie Gehring regarding Kaczynski who she knew as “Ted” the eccentric neighbor who lived in a one-room cabin just a stone’s throw from her family home in Lincoln, Montana. In this episode I speak with Jamie to discuss her memories of Kaczynski and learn how her own father was instrumental in the FBI”s capture of the elusive killer.  Link to Jamie’s book: Madman in the Woods: Life Next Door to the Unabomber by Jamie Gehring  https://amzn.to/3FNbD73 Thanks to our sponsors: Start your 100-day trial and shop the entire Away lineup of travel essentials, including their best-selling suitcases at awaytravel.com/once20. To score 15% off your Blenders purchase, visit blenderseyewear.com and enter promo code oncevip. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration: 48 min

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