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#507

Missing in Music City

Hey Dateline fans, we’re sharing with you a special preview of the next episode of an all-new season of Dateline: Missing in America.   Josh Mankiewicz tells the story of Marcus Rutledge, a father who took his daughter to daycare in Nashville, Tennesse in 1998 and hasn’t been heard from or seen since dropping her off.  Listen carefully to the details, descriptions and clues offered by family, friends and investigators. Something you hear might jog a memory that could help authorities crack a case.   Follow Dateline: Missing in America and listen now: [https://link.chtbl.com/dmiast_efo] (https://link.chtbl.com/dmiast_efo) ... Read more

18 Jul 2024

03 MINS

03:18

18 Jul 2024


#506

Talking Dateline: Open Desert

Andrea Canning talks to Josh Mankiewicz about his episode, “Open Desert.” On March 8, 2020, 16-year-old Britney Ujlaky told her dad she was leaving a park to meet up with a friend. She never came home. Her partially-clothed body was found three days later in the Nevada desert. Detectives investigated multiple potential suspects before they turned their attention to the last person to see Britney alive. Josh and Andrea discuss Britney’s strong relationship with her father, Jim Ujlaky, and the blackmail scheme that gave her family false hope after she disappeared. Later, Josh shares a podcast-exclusive clip from his interview with Jim about his first impressions of the killer. Plus, Dateline producer Ann Preisman joins the conversation to share her experience making the episode and to answer viewer and listener questions from social media. Listen to the full episode “Open Desert” here:  [https://link.chtbl.com/dl_opendesert] (https://link.chtbl.com/dl_opendesert) ... Read more

17 Jul 2024

22 MINS

22:47

17 Jul 2024


#505

Mystery Down Highway 1

Hey Dateline fans, we’re sharing with you a special preview of the first episode of an all-new season of Dateline: Missing in America.   Josh Mankiewicz tells the story of Arelie Garcia, a 25-year-old woman who left the Salinas, California apartment she shared with her mother in 2022, and hasn’t been seen or heard from since.  Each of the six episodes will focus on one person’s story, as told by those left behind. Listen carefully to the details, descriptions and clues offered by family, friends and investigators. Something you hear might jog a memory that could help authorities crack a case.     Follow Dateline: Missing in America and listen now: [https://link.chtbl.com/dmiast_lw] (https://link.chtbl.com/dmiast_lw) ... Read more

16 Jul 2024

03 MINS

03:25

16 Jul 2024


#504

Open Desert

When Britney Ujlaky disappears, a small Nevada town bands together to track down a potential unknown suspect. Soon, their focus turns to someone closer to the teen. Josh Mankiewicz reports. Listen to Andrea Canning and Josh Mankiewicz as they go behind the scenes of the making of this episode in ‘Talking Dateline’:  [https://link.chtbl.com/tdl_opendesert] (https://link.chtbl.com/tdl_opendesert) ... Read more

16 Jul 2024

40 MINS

40:08

16 Jul 2024


#503

Talking Dateline: The Ranch

Josh Mankiewicz and Keith Morrison discuss Keith’s episode, “The Ranch,” about the harrowing 2007 kidnapping of Eduardo Valseca in the small city in Mexico where he lived with his wife, Jayne, and their three young children. As Jayne worked to meet the ransom demands for her husband, Eduardo endured seven months of deprivation and torture before finally being released. Keith reflects on the strength of the Valseca family and their unbreakable bond in the face of tragedy. He also shares an extra clip from his interview with Jayne Valseca in which she speaks about how she met Eduardo, the man who would become the love of her life. Keith and Josh answer viewer and listener questions from social media.  Listen to the full episode of "The Ranch" here: [https://link.chtbl.com/dl_theranch] (https://link.chtbl.com/dl_theranch) ... Read more

10 Jul 2024

19 MINS

19:15

10 Jul 2024


#502

The Ranch

The Valseca siblings' lives are changed when their father is taken hostage in an orchestrated abduction. Keith Morrison reports. Listen to Keith Morrison and Josh Mankiewicz as they go behind the scenes of the making of this episode in ‘Talking Dateline’:  [https://link.chtbl.com/tdl_theranch] (https://link.chtbl.com/tdl_theranch) ... Read more

09 Jul 2024

1 HR 22 MINS

1:22:27

09 Jul 2024


#501

Talking Dateline: Facing the Music

Josh Mankiewicz sits down with Andrea Canning to discuss her episode, “Facing the Music.” 25-year-old teacher Christy Mirack was found murdered in her Lancaster, Pennsylvania apartment in 1992. Police began an investigation that would go cold for 25 years, until new technology ruled out initial potential suspects and pointed to a surprisingly familiar face as the killer. Andrea and Josh discuss the role of DNA in cold case investigations and Andrea talks about having her own composite portrait generated using her DNA. Andrea also shares an extra clip from an interview with one of Christy’s former students and answers viewer and listener questions about the episode from social media.  Listen to the full episode of “Facing the Music” here: [https://link.chtbl.com/dl_facingthemusic] (https://link.chtbl.com/dl_facingthemusic) Listen to the episode about Brittani Marcell Andrea mentions: [https://link.chtbl.com/dl_thematch] (https://link.chtbl.com/dl_thematch) ... Read more

03 Jul 2024

22 MINS

22:29

03 Jul 2024


#500

Facing the Music

When a young schoolteacher in Pennsylvania is murdered, her friends wonder if the killer will be caught. Following years without an arrest, investigators discover a new tool that may finally help unlock the murderer’s identity. Can police work fast enough to catch the suspect? Or will the killer slip away again? Andrea Canning reports. Listen to Andrea Canning and Josh Mankiewicz as they go behind the scenes of the making of this episode in ‘Talking Dateline’: [https://link.chtbl.com/tdl_facingthemusic] (https://link.chtbl.com/tdl_facingthemusic) ... Read more

02 Jul 2024

40 MINS

40:50

02 Jul 2024


#499

Talking Dateline: The Secret in Black Rock Canyon

Andrea Canning talks to Keith Morrison about his episode, “The Secret in Black Rock Canyon.”  In 2006, 16-year-old Cassie Jo Stoddart was found stabbed to death at a relative’s home in Pocatello, Idaho. Detectives quickly learned that Cassie’s last day alive was nothing short of a real-life horror movie, with video to prove it, and the filmmakers-turned-killers were not at all who they expected. Keith and Andrea discuss his interview with one of Cassie’s killers and Keith shares an extra clip from his interview with Dr. James Garabino, a psychologist and expert on teen violence. Plus, Keith and Andrea are joined by the detective who investigated Cassie’s murder, retired Captain John Ganske. Listen to the full episode of "The Secret in Black Rock Canyon" here: [https://link.chtbl.com/dateline_podcast] (https://link.chtbl.com/dateline_podcast) ... Read more

26 Jun 2024

23 MINS

23:41

26 Jun 2024


#498

The Secret in Black Rock Canyon

When police retrace the final hours of 16-year-old Cassie Jo Stoddart, they uncover evidence including a homemade horror film that points to her killers. Keith Morrison reports. Listen to Keith Morrison and Andrea Canning as they go behind the scenes of the making of this episode in ‘Talking Dateline’: [https://link.chtbl.com/tdl_thesecretinblackrockcanyon] (https://link.chtbl.com/tdl_thesecretinblackrockcanyon) ... Read more

25 Jun 2024

40 MINS

40:49

25 Jun 2024


#497

Talking Dateline: The Breakup

Keith Morrison talks to Josh Mankiewicz about Josh’s latest episode, “The Breakup.” In 2010, a California nurse was found dead in her home. Police thought they had a clear suspect, but soon discovered evidence that pointed them in a direction no one saw coming, one that kept our viewers and our correspondents guessing until the end. Keith plays Josh an extra clip from his interview with the detectives as they describe coming face to face with their initial suspect, and Josh answers viewer and listeners questions with Dateline assistant producer Jess Koernig. Listen to the full episode of "The Breakup" here: [https://link.chtbl.com/dl_thebreakup] (https://link.chtbl.com/dl_thebreakup) ... Read more

19 Jun 2024

22 MINS

22:05

19 Jun 2024


#496

The Breakup

When a nurse is gunned down in her home, detectives initially believe they have a clear suspect, but new information leads them down a completely different path. Josh Mankiewicz reports. Listen to Keith Morrison and Josh Mankiewicz as they go behind the scenes of the making of this episode in ‘Talking Dateline’: [https://link.chtbl.com/tdl_thebreakup] (https://link.chtbl.com/tdl_thebreakup) ... Read more

18 Jun 2024

40 MINS

40:54

18 Jun 2024


#495

Talking Dateline: Dark Intentions

Josh Mankiewicz and Andrea Canning sit down to talk about Andrea’s newest episode, “Dark Intentions.” In 1996, the murder and sexual assault of two women in the same apartment complex rattled the city of Arlington, Texas and stumped police. But when two other women from the area survive sexual assaults, police find evidence that connects all four crimes.Andrea tells Josh what she learned from the women who survived their brutal attacks, and she describes the involved investigation that finally cracked the case. Andrea also plays a podcast-exclusive clip and Dateline producer Haylee Barber joins in to answer viewer questions from social media. If you or someone you know has experienced sexual assault, call the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 800-656-4673 or visit online.rainn.org Listen to the full episode of “Dark Intentions” here: [https://link.chtbl.com/dl_darkintentions] (https://link.chtbl.com/dl_darkintentions) ... Read more

12 Jun 2024

22 MINS

22:34

12 Jun 2024


#494

Dark Intentions

Two women are murdered in the same Arlington, Texas apartment complex, and police are stumped. Years later, evidence from two subsequent rapes provides a breakthrough. Andrea Canning reports. Listen to Andrea Canning and Josh Mankiewicz as they go behind the scenes of the making of this episode in ‘Talking Dateline’: [https://link.chtbl.com/tdl_darkintentions] (https://link.chtbl.com/tdl_darkintentions) ... Read more

11 Jun 2024

1 HR 23 MINS

1:23:00

11 Jun 2024


#493

Talking Dateline: The Girl with the Hibiscus Tattoo

Andrea Canning interviews Keith Morrison about his latest episode, “The Girl with the Hibiscus Tattoo,” based on his original podcast “Murder in the Hollywood Hills.” 21-year-old Kristi Johnson mysteriously disappeared in 2003 after meeting a man at the Century City Mall in Los Angeles who invited her to audition for a Bond movie.  She was found dead days later. Keith talks about the group of women who helped bring Kristi’s killer to justice and shares a clip from his 2023 interview with Kristi’s mother, Terry Hall. Susan Leibowitz, one of the producers of the episode, answers viewer and listener questions. Listen to “Murder in the Hollywood Hills” here: [https://link.chtbl.com/mithh_social] (https://link.chtbl.com/mithh_social) Listen to Keith’s interview with Terry Hall available to Dateline Premium subscribers: [https://dateline.supportingcast.fm/listen/dateline-nbc-premium/after-the-verdict-death-in-the-hollywood-hills] (https://dateline.supportingcast.fm/listen/dateline-nbc-premium/after-the-verdict-death-in-the-hollywood-hills) Listen to the episode about the murder of Crystal Taylor mentioned by Susan Leibowitz: [https://link.chtbl.com/dl_onemoment] (https://link.chtbl.com/dl_onemoment) Hear from the forensic sketch artist who worked on the Kristi Johnson and Crystal Taylor cases: [https://www.nbcnews.com/dateline/video/how-forensic-artists-aid-investigations-1077038147665] (https://www.nbcnews.com/dateline/video/how-forensic-artists-aid-investigations-1077038147665) ... Read more

05 Jun 2024

24 MINS

24:54

05 Jun 2024


#492

The Girl with the Hibiscus Tattoo

A terrifying killer and serial predator is brought down by a courageous group of women after he lures them with false promises of fame and fortune in Hollywood. Keith Morrison reports. Listen to Keith’s original podcast on this story, “Murder in the Hollywood Hills” here: [https://link.chtbl.com/mithh_social] (https://link.chtbl.com/mithh_social) Resources: National Sexual Assault Hotline 800-656-4673 or online.rainn.org Listen to Andrea Canning and Keith Morrison as they go behind the scenes of the making of this episode in ‘Talking Dateline’: [https://link.chtbl.com/tdl_thegirlwiththehibiscustattoo] (https://link.chtbl.com/tdl_thegirlwiththehibiscustattoo) ... Read more

04 Jun 2024

1 HR 23 MINS

1:23:38

04 Jun 2024


#491

Talking Dateline: The Road Trip

Josh Mankiewicz chats with Dennis Murphy about his episode, “The Road Trip.” In June 2015, renowned holistic doctor Teresa Sievers was found dead in her Florida home. Police received a tip that sent them across several states to find her killers, but they determined the mastermind was much closer to home. Dennis talks about the killers’ lengthy road trip to the scene of the crime and their intriguing stops along the way. And, Josh and Dennis discuss how one defendant ended up taking a plea deal and testifying against another defendant – his childhood best friend. Plus, Dennis plays a web-exclusive clip from his interview with defense attorney Elizabeth Parker and answers viewer questions about the episode. Listen to the full episode of “The Road Trip” here:  [https://link.chtbl.com/dl_theroadtrip] (https://link.chtbl.com/dl_theroadtrip) Watch the full episode on Peacock. It’s S28 E29. ... Read more

29 May 2024

23 MINS

23:17

29 May 2024


#490

House of Secrets

Cornell student and star athlete Charlie Tan excels in everything. But when he gets caught in the middle of a murder investigation, the community is left in shock. Dennis Murphy reports. ... Read more

28 May 2024

42 MINS

42:07

28 May 2024


#489

Talking Dateline: The Sisterhood

Josh Mankiewicz and Keith Morrison sit down to talk about Keith’s episode, “The Sisterhood.” In March 2015, Stacy Feldman was found dead in the bathtub of her Colorado home. Stacy’s death was initially ruled “undetermined” until someone with a fresh set of eyes took a closer look and determined Stacy had been murdered. Keith tells Josh about the band of women who helped bring Stacy’s killer to justice and the two discuss the issue of domestic violence that is often in the background of Dateline episodes. Keith also plays a web-exclusive clip from his interview with the founders of the Training Institute of Strangulation Prevention. Listen to the full episode of “The Sisterhood” here: [https://link.chtbl.com/dl_thesisterhood] (https://link.chtbl.com/dl_thesisterhood) Resources: National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or [www.thehotline.org] (http://www.thehotline.org) ... Read more

22 May 2024

19 MINS

19:01

22 May 2024


#488

Robert Durst: The Lost Years

Keith Morrison goes inside the twisted saga of the infamous New York real estate heir Robert Durst, revealing stories of his life little known by the public. ... Read more

21 May 2024

42 MINS

42:46

21 May 2024


#487

Talking Dateline: Sound and Fury

Josh Mankiewicz interviews Stephanie Gosk about her recent episode, “Sound and Fury.”  Months after the 2014 murder of the beloved DJ Nando from famed Club Onyx in Atlanta, a second killing strikes the Club Onyx family. DJ Andre Pugh’s wife, Tiffany, is found murdered in their suburban home.  Investigators wonder if the two murders are connected, or if Tiffany’s killer is someone much closer to home. Stephanie shares what she learned about the Atlanta hip-hop scene and about producing Dateline episodes, and Josh ponders the killer’s behavior after the murder. Later, Stephanie plays a podcast-exclusive clip and answers viewer questions from social media.  Listen to the full episode of "Sound and Fury" here: [https://link.chtbl.com/2xv8XW3D] (https://link.chtbl.com/2xv8XW3D) ... Read more

15 May 2024

25 MINS

25:27

15 May 2024


#486

Sound and Fury

When the wife of a popular Atlanta DJ is found murdered with her two young children at home, investigators try to unravel what happened. The chilling echo of another DJ's murder just months prior raises suspicions of a targeted attack on the city's music community. Stephanie Gosk reports. ... Read more

14 May 2024

1 HR 23 MINS

1:23:00

14 May 2024


#485

Talking Dateline: If These Walls Could Talk

Josh Mankiewicz and Keith Morrison sit down to talk about Keith’s most recent episode, “If These Walls Could Talk.” In November 2016, Susann Sills was found dead at the bottom of the staircase in the home she shared with her husband and their two children in San Clemente, California. Susann’s death appeared to have been a terrible accident, but investigators soon discovered evidence that led them to believe it was something more sinister. Keith tells Josh about the puzzling circumstances surrounding Susann’s death and shares behind-the-scenes details of filming the episode.   Keith also plays a podcast-exclusive clip from his interview with one of Susann’s brothers and Dateline producer Michelle Madigan joins in to answer viewer questions.  Listen to the full episode of “If These Walls Could Talk” here: [https://link.chtbl.com/dl_ifthesewallscouldtalk] (https://link.chtbl.com/dl_ifthesewallscouldtalk) Listen to “Poison,” the episode Josh mentions that also took place in San Clemente here:  [https://link.chtbl.com/dl_poison] (https://link.chtbl.com/dl_poison) ... Read more

08 May 2024

23 MINS

23:50

08 May 2024


#484

If These Walls Could Talk

A Southern California woman's fall down the stairs initially appears to be a fatal accident, but when deputies arrest her husband, his story unravels. Keith Morrison reports. ... Read more

07 May 2024

1 HR 23 MINS

1:23:40

07 May 2024


#483

Talking Dateline: Chameleon

Josh Mankiewicz sits down with Andrea Canning to talk about her latest episode, “Chameleon.”  When Fran Gladden Smith went missing from her New Jersey home in 1991, police had their eyes on her husband, John Smith. Over the course of their investigation, they discovered that Fran wasn’t the first of John’s wives to go missing. Suddenly, one case became two, and a decades-long search for justice ensued. Josh and Andrea discuss the dedication of Fran’s family in trying to solve both cases, and Andrea shares a podcast-exclusive clip from a taped phone call with John Smith. Plus, Andrea answers viewer and listener questions about the episode. Listen to the full episode of “Chameleon” here: <a>https://link.chtbl.com/dl_chameleon</a> ... Read more

01 May 2024

23 MINS

23:01

01 May 2024


#482

Chameleon

When a New Jersey woman goes missing, investigators uncover her husband’s chilling history, including dark secrets about another missing wife. Andrea Canning reports. ... Read more

30 Apr 2024

1 HR 23 MINS

1:23:24

30 Apr 2024


#481

Talking Dateline: Evil Walked Through the Door

Andrea Canning interviews Josh Mankiewicz about his newest episode, “Evil Walked Through the Door.”  The 1983 murders of Toronto women Erin Gilmour and Susan Tice four months apart left police stumped for nearly four decades.Finally, a breakthrough in investigative techniques led detectives to a freezing town in northern Canada in search of their killer. Josh and Andrea discuss the different ways of handling grief highlighted in the episode, and Josh plays a podcast-exclusive clip from his interview with Erin Gilmour’s brother. Josh describes his chilly journey to Moosonee, Ontario, and Andrea explains how, as a native of Canada, she no longer has a Canadian accent. Then, Josh answers viewer and listener questions about the episode. Watch Josh’s travelogue of his journey to get the story here:  [https://x.com/DatelineNBC/status/1781106464355938813] (https://x.com/DatelineNBC/status/1781106464355938813) Listen to the full episode of "Evil Walked Through the Door" here: [https://link.chtbl.com/dl_evilwalkedthroughthedoor] (https://link.chtbl.com/dl_evilwalkedthroughthedoor)   ... Read more

24 Apr 2024

21 MINS

21:11

24 Apr 2024