We conclude this two-part episode with a young woman who comes forward claiming to be Grand Duchess Anastasia Romanov. The investigation into her claim would take decades to solve the mystery.
05:03 - "Miss Unknown"
22:47 - Investigating the Claim
28:06 - "Fraulein Annie"
30:20 - Anastasia Tchaikovsky - Rescue Story
53:30 - Anna Anderson - United States
57:41 - Anna the Hoarder
01:01:00 - Mrs. Manahan
01:07:00 - What Really Happened to The Romanovs?
01:16:00 - The DNA
01:19:00 - Who Was Anna Anderson? Franziska Schanzkowska
01:34:00 - Why Was She Believed?
Resurrection of The Romanovs, Greg King and Penny Wilson, Turning Publishing, 2010.
The Woman Who Convinced the World She was Grand Duchess Anastasia, Crime Vault, Nov 8, 2018, retrieved on YouTube.
Romanovs: The Missing Bodies, National Geographic, Nov 5, 2019, retrieved on YouTube.
The mysterious death of a young girl inspires Jon Bon Jovi to record a song dedicated to her. This is the case of Katherine Korzilius.
Resources used in the research for this episode:
Unsolved Mysteries, Season 10: Episode 7 - https://unsolved.com/gallery/katherine-korzilius/
"Family Searches for Answers, Peace" by Hank Stuever for Austin American-Statesman, Aug 7, 1997.
"Jon Bon Jovi Busy with Singing, Newfound Acting Career" by Winnie Bonelli for The Herald-New, Passaic, New Jersey, June 20, 1997.
Song: "August 7th, 4:15" by Jon Bon Jovi - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IoABwDxs9q8
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Original theme music by http://AaronGoldberg.Bandcamp.com
Other music from Freesound.org - Licensed under the Creative Commons 0 License.
Dian Fossey became the foremost expert on the mountain gorillas of the Congo. She conducted the first long-term field study of these animals and her story was immortalized in the book and movie Gorillas in the Mist. A few days after Christmas 1985 Dian Fossey was found brutally murdered in her cabin at the primate research center she founded. People around the world wanted to know who killed Dian Fossey?
#Rwanda #poachers #gorillaconservation #Virunga #Karisoke
Several resources were used in the research for this episode including:
Nicholas Gordon, Murders in the Mist: Who Killed Dian Fossey? (London: Hodder & Stoughton) 1993.
Dian Fossey: Secrets in the Mist (2017), National Geographic Channel.
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