Legalized Murder: When The Purge Happened In America—Red Summer of 1919 | Dark History with Bailey Sarian

Episode 82,   Apr 12, 2023, 07:15 AM

Welcome to the Dark History podcast. Remember that movie, The Purge? The one where for one day only you could commit whatever crime you wanted. Yeah,  back when it came out in 2013, everyone was losing their minds. They were so worried that people would just randomly start murdering each other. Well, what if I told you there was already a real-life Purge that had happened in America over a hundred years ago? Well, Buckle Up Baby. In today’s episode, we’re talking about the Red Summer of 1919. A time in history when riots broke out in 26 different cities across the country and the cops were just letting people murder.

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