John Safran's True Crime - Program podcast

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Interviews with leading True Crime authors about the process, ethics and experience of investigating and writing true crime.


Dancing with the devil: Joe McGinniss

September 22nd, 2013

Episode 5 of 13 episodes

In 1971 Chicago, a pregnant mother and her two children are found bludgeoned to death. Her husband, Jeffrey Macdonald, was also wounded but was he the murderer? He hired Joe McGinniss to write a sympathetic book but Fatal Vision concluded MacDonald was guilty.