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The MLK Tapes

English, Investigative journalism, 1 season, 27 episodes, 12 hours, 32 minutes
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According to the official story, on April 4th, 1968, a lone gunman assassinated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. That man, James Earl Ray, pled guilty and for most people the case was closed. The MLK Tapes, a new true crime podcast from the creators of Atlanta Monster and Monster: DC Sniper, explores rare recordings of eye-witness testimony and new interviews with people who were there to reveal the true story of the plot to kill Dr. King.
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Culpable: Case Review Returns

Sometimes, the worst crimes happen when you’d least expect it. From the creators of Culpable comes Culpable: Case Review, an all new anthology of crime stories too shocking to miss. Featuring stories of a custody exchange gone wrong, a camping trip turned manhunt, and a missing persons investigation with an unbelievable twist. Five new cases available now.   Listen to Culpable: Case Review lnk.to/culpable Follow @Culpablepodcast on Instagram for more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/20/20241 minute, 31 seconds
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Introducing To Die For

Host Neil Strauss (Rolling Stone, The New York Times) brings listeners on a journey through the dark world of Russian Sexpionage where, for the first time, a professed “sex spy” tells her story. From the creators of the hit podcast To Live and Die in LA, this is To Die For. Binge all 8 episodes now.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/15/20243 minutes, 18 seconds
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Introducing The Raven

Who is responsible for two deaths hours after Super Bowl XXXIV in Atlanta? An altercation outside of a nightclub left two men stabbed to death in the street. The prime suspect, Baltimore Ravens star linebacker Ray Lewis. New evidence emerges in one of the most infamous crimes in sports history. Football, murder, and the man in the middle... from the producers of 'Atlanta Monster', 'Monster: DC Sniper', and 'Freeway Phantom', this is ‘The Raven’. Use this link to find 'The Raven' and follow the show.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1/12/20243 minutes, 51 seconds
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Presenting Radical: Episode 1, Fire

Hi, MLK Tapes Listeners! Tenderfoot TV, iHeartPodcasts, and Campside Media bring you a new true crime series called Radical. Hosted by journalist Mosi Secret, Radical tells the story of Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin and asks the question, was Al-Amin truly guilty? Check out the first episode.   Episode Description: Two sheriff's deputies are hit during a shootout near a mosque, and the lead suspect is Imam Jamil Al-Amin. Journalist Mosi Secret begins investigating the shooting, and he encounters a vexing question.   Listen to Radical on the iHeartRadio app, or wherever you get your podcasts! And follow on social media @RadicalPodSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/5/202346 minutes, 50 seconds
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Introducing: Radical

Hi, MLK Tapes fans! Tenderfoot TV, iHeartPodcasts, and Campside Media have teamed up for a riveting podcast called Radical. Hosted by journalist Mosi Secret, Radical investigates an Atlanta crime story to assess if justice was truly served. Since you enjoyed MLK Tapes, we think you'll like this podcast too. Don't just take our word for it, though. Check out this trailer and start listening on 12/5! Show Description: On March 16, 2000, two police officers were shot in one of Atlanta’s oldest neighborhoods. One officer died and the other claimed the shooter was Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, the leader of a local mosque. Once known as H. Rap Brown, a charismatic leader of the Black Power Movement, and an honorary officer in the Black Panther Party, Al-Amin was convicted and sentenced to life in prison. But was Al-Amin truly guilty? Or was it payback for decades of work against the establishment? Listen to Radical on the iHeartRadio app, or wherever you get your podcasts!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/27/20232 minutes, 52 seconds
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Introducing: Talking to Death with Payne Lindsey

Hi, MLK Tapes fans! Tenderfoot TV and iHeartPodcasts have teamed up for another exciting podcast called Talking to Death, hosted by Up and Vanished creator Payne Lindsey. Since you love our previous podcast collaborations, we think you'll like this one too. Don't just take our word for it, though. Check out this trailer and start listening today! Show Description: Up and Vanished host and creator Payne Lindsey wants to talk you to death in his first “true crime” talk show (that may or may not actually be about true crime). Pull up a chair as Payne and guests talk about all things crime, life, mystery, and fun. From Tenderfoot TV and iHeartRadio comes a new weekly series, Talking to Death. Take a listen… odds are, you won’t die. Listen to Talking to Death on the iHeartRadio app, or wherever you get your podcasts!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/15/202355 seconds
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Introducing- Erased: The Murder of Elma Sands

Twenty-two-year-old Elma Sands is found murdered in a Manhattan well on January 2, 1800. Her lover, wealthy and well-connected Levi Weeks, is accused of the barbaric offense. Weeks brings in the nation’s best legal defense team – none other than Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr – to clear his name while a pandemic-stricken New York City buzzes with scandal. This six-episode true story unfolds over the unbelievable two-day trial that laid the sexist roots of today’s justice system. Through flashbacks and testimony recreated in modernized language and narrated by Allison Flom, Erased: The Murder of Elma Sands investigates history’s chronic erasure of women and highlights the toils of Catherine Ring, a 27-year-old Quaker woman who took on the nation’s best legal team to preserve her cousin Elma’s name. Starring & executive produced by Allison Williams (Get Out, Girls) as Catherine Ring, Tony Goldwyn (Scandal, Ghost) as Alexander Hamilton, Barry Scheck (Innocence Project founder) as Aaron Burr and Jason Flom (Wrongful Conviction) as Judge John Lansing. Listen here or on the iHeartRadio app. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/19/20232 minutes, 21 seconds
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Introducing The Estate

In the early evening on New Year’s Eve, in 1973, a 34 year old man was found bleeding to death on a downtown street in Stockton, California. In his dying moments, he named the men behind his murder: Calvin Jones and Rosalio Estrada. 50 years later, Rosalio’s son, Alex Estrada sets off to find out if his father was actually involved in the murder.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9/14/202333 minutes, 4 seconds
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Introducing: Freeway Phantom

Hi, MLK Tapes fans! We're excited about the newest TenderfootTV podcast, Freeway Phantom. Since you enjoyed our show, we think you won't want to miss this important story. You don't have to only take our word for it, though. Check out the trailer to decide if Freeway Phantom is your next true-crime obsession! Show Description: Between 1971 and 1972, six black girls went missing in the Washington D.C. area. Their bodies were discarded alongside DC freeways. And their killer was never found. The media dubbed him “The Freeway Phantom.” From iHeartRadio and Tenderfoot TV, a new podcast reinvestigates the 50-year-old unsolved murders of these young girls. Journalist and Public Radio veteran Celeste Headlee (NPR, PBS, TEDx) examines old case files and interviews the investigators and family members who are still haunted by these killings. Headlee will ask the questions: Why didn’t these murders make the news headlines? Did law enforcement do enough to solve these crimes? And how do racial disparities impact these types of investigations, past and present? Plus, we’ll explore new evidence which may crack the cold case wide open again. Listen to Freeway Phantom on the iHeartRadio app, or wherever you get your podcasts!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
5/17/20232 minutes, 3 seconds
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Introducing: Silenced The Radio Murders

Hi, MLK Tapes fans! Listen to Silenced: The Radio Murders hosted by Oz Woloshyn! The new hit true-crime podcast will leave you on the edge of your seat. Four radio broadcasters are assassinated on the streets of Miami. Rumors swirl about who wanted them shut up. Some suspect a far-reaching conspiracy. Don't just take our word for it, check out the trailer to decide for yourself!   About Silenced: The Radio Murders: A chilling wave of murders sweeps through Little Haiti, a Miami neighborhood that is home to many Haitian exiles. The victims are radio broadcasters, using the airwaves to demand democracy at home. Little Haiti is up in arms, calling for justice for the fallen heroes, but the investigation stalls. To this day, the masterminds remain free. And rumors persist … about cocaine trafficking, CIA assets, and transnational coups. Ana Arana, who first investigated the crimes thirty years ago, teams up with Oz Woloshyn to find answers to a case that continues to haunt her. Listen to Silenced: The Radio Murders on the iHeartRadio app or wherever you get your podcasts!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
4/27/20232 minutes, 18 seconds
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The MLK Tapes Teaser

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12/31/20211 minute