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Episode 4: Halloween! Houdini Seances & The Candyman

Story 1: Ever since Harry Houdini's death in 1926, his wife Beatrice conducted and participated in seances, ever hoping to contact him once more.


Harry Houdini https://www.history.com/news/10-things-you-may-not-know-about-harry-houdini

Harry and wife Beatrice, aka "Bea." https://www.history.com/news/10-things-you-may-not-know-about-harry-houdini Story 2: In 1975, a monster began to poison candy on Halloween. Find out about the history behind "checking your candy," on Halloween before you eat it every year.

The Candyman https://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/candy-man-kills-son-poisoned-halloween-treat-article-1.2850247


Timothy O'Brien, Candyman victim and son. https://www.google.com/search?q=The+murder+of+Timothy+O%27bryan&rlz=1C1CHBF_enUS912US912&sxsrf=ALeKk00YWYYB9q-MvvqDvdsOkWPKXRn9Jw:1602706763439&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwi2jsH687TsAhUKl3IEHUeKAGkQ_AUoAXoECAgQAw&biw=1368&bih=770&dpr=2#imgrc=Awu05LBdGhocqM

Candyman news article. https://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/candy-man-kills-son-poisoned-halloween-treat-article-1.2850247 Episode Sources: Houdini Seances: https://www.thegreatharryhoudini.coml https://www.history.com/news/10-things-you-may-not-know-about-harry-houdini https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=130890435 https://www.bbvaopenmind.com/en/science/leading-figures/houdini-the-hunter-of-fake-ghosts/ https://www.wildabouthoudini.com/2014/10/halloween-1936-final-houdini-seance.html https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/70298/enduring-tradition-houdini-seance-halloween https://www.biography.com/performer/harry-houdini https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/houdini-timeline/ https://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/27/us/27radner.html?auth=login-facebook The Candyman: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronald_Clark_O%27Bryan

https://murderpedia.org/male.O/o1/obryan-ronald-clark.htm

https://www.nytimes.com/1984/04/01/us/killer-of-son-is-executed-in-texas-after-asking-forgiveness-for-all.html

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