If the Walls Could Talk

If the Walls Could Talk


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BONUS: Teresita Basa, Part 2
November 07, 2021

Accused of murdering Teresita Basa, Allan Showery's trial began in 1979. Given that the unusual circumstances of the case -- that police were tipped off by a ghost -- lawyers on both sides were challenged to convince 12 indecisive jurors. But it's what ha

BONUS: Teresita Basa, Part 1
October 31, 2021

Police found the badly burned body of Teresita Basa in her apartment in 1977. The beloved Edgewater Hospital employee had been stabbed to death and set on fire. With few leads, the case went cold. Teresita's ghost later returned from the grave to identify

Episode 11: If the Walls Could Talk: Q&A
March 28, 2021

Is one of Edgewater Hospital's doctors sitting on death row? What happened to the hyperbaric chamber? Why did Peter Rogan get such a light prison sentence? We'll answer those questions and several others. A panel of experts also discuss whether there coul

BONUS: Edgewater Hospital History
March 21, 2021

Dr. Maurice Mazel was Edgewater Hospital's temperamental leader who treated Hollywood's elite and turned his tiny neighborhood hospital into Chicago's premiere medical facility. For 51 years, he ran it like a hotel -- complete with bellhops, private suite

Episode 10: Second Season of Life
March 14, 2021

Roger Ehmen served 6 years in prison for his role in Edgewater Hospital's fraud scheme. He shares how he managed to turn darkness into an opportunity and found his calling. Hear the shocking updates about other players in the scheme -- including Peter Rog

Episode 9: Parade of Lies
March 07, 2021

Peter Rogan surprised authorities in 2015 when he ended his extradition fight and returned to the United States. He faced up to 50 years in prison and a $1 million fine for obstruction and perjury charges. Meanwhile the long-awaited redevelopment of Edgew

Episode 8: Leave Only Footsteps
February 28, 2021

Edgewater Hospital closed in 2001, but the hospital still saw dozens of people come and go. Some of the many visitors were Urban Explorers who photographed the abandoned hospital over the 15 years it sat idle.  Hear bonus content, additional stories, int

Episode 7: Fringe Benefit
February 21, 2021

With a $64 million civil judgment hanging over his head, Peter Rogan fled to Canada where he lived in a swanky Vancouver penthouse. The feds filed criminal charged, but struggled to bring him back. Back in Chicago, the Edgewater Hospital campus rotted awa

Episode 6: Day of Reckoning
February 14, 2021

As a handful of Edgewater Hospital doctors and Roger Ehmen went to prison, Peter Rogan walked away a free man. Although not charged criminally, Peter was sued in civil court. The United States vs Peter Rogan went to trial in 2006 and featured plenty of ex

Episode 5: Something We Had to Do
February 07, 2021

Fear spread throughout Edgewater Hospital that someone might be cooperating with the FBI and secretly recording conversations. Meanwhile some unexpected findings caused the investigation to come to a screeching halt. That left everyone asking: "Now what?"