Crime and Coffee Couple - True Crime Podcast

The disappearance of Etan Patz (Stranger danger)

May 26, 2024 Episode 143
The disappearance of Etan Patz (Stranger danger)
Crime and Coffee Couple - True Crime Podcast
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Crime and Coffee Couple - True Crime Podcast
The disappearance of Etan Patz (Stranger danger)
May 26, 2024 Episode 143

Skip the banter: 7:00

On May 25, 1979, 6-year-old Etan Patz headed out of his New York City home to his bus stop only two blocks away. Etan’s first walk to the bus stop alone tragically ended up being the last walk of his life.

Etan’s story changed things & caused parents to clutch their kids by the hand, unwilling to allow them to walk ahead on their own. It also was a catalyst for the missing-child panic & the “stranger danger” scare that erupted in the late 1970s & early 1980s & in response to his disappearance as well as the 1981 murder of Adam Walsh, Ronald Reagan formed a task force on missing & exploited children.

YouTube video for this story: https://youtu.be/bB_w5ezLVFs

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Show Notes

Skip the banter: 7:00

On May 25, 1979, 6-year-old Etan Patz headed out of his New York City home to his bus stop only two blocks away. Etan’s first walk to the bus stop alone tragically ended up being the last walk of his life.

Etan’s story changed things & caused parents to clutch their kids by the hand, unwilling to allow them to walk ahead on their own. It also was a catalyst for the missing-child panic & the “stranger danger” scare that erupted in the late 1970s & early 1980s & in response to his disappearance as well as the 1981 murder of Adam Walsh, Ronald Reagan formed a task force on missing & exploited children.

YouTube video for this story: https://youtu.be/bB_w5ezLVFs

Over 60 bonus episodes! Support our little mom & pop podcast...
Patreon (best for those who listen on Spotify or other non-Apple podcast apps):
https://www.patreon.com/crimeandcoffeecouple

Apple Subscriptions (easiest for those who listen on Apple Podcasts):
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/crime-and-coffee-couple-true-crime-podcast/id1588624631

All our links (Instagram, TikTok, Merch, etc):
https://linktr.ee/crimeandcoffee

New Facebook Group to discuss episodes:
www.facebook.com/groups/crimeandcoffeecouplepodcast/

Frownies facial patches Allison uses with discount:
https://www.Frownies.com/discount/Crime10

Support the Show.

References available at https://www.crimeandcoffeecouple.com a few days after this podcast airs.

Case Suggestions Form: https://forms.gle/RQbthyDvd98SGpVq8

Hey, you made it this far! You're a great reader! :) Remember to subscribe to our podcast in your favorite podcast player. Do it before you forget!

If you're listening on Spotify please leave us a 5-star review, and leave a comment on today's episode!

If you're on an iPhone, review us on Apple Podcasts please! Scroll to the bottom of the page and hit the stars ;)

We appreciate you more than you know.

Reminder:

Frownies facial patch discount:
https://www.Frownies.com/discount/Crime10

Support us and become a Patron! Over 30 bonus episodes:
https://www.patreon.com/crimeandcoffeecouple

Podcast Intro and Outro music:
Seductress Dubstep or TrippinCoffee by Audionautix http://audionautix.com
Creative Commons Music by Jason Shaw on Audionautix.com