At one time or another, most of us have fantasized about disappearing into the night and starting a new life somewhere else under a new name. The idea of shedding our identity, like a snake would shed its skin, can be a tempting prospect when the pressures of life become overwhelming. Could you go to the ultimate extreme, and fake your own death to change the course of your life? We are joined by Elizabeth Greenwood, author of “Playing Dead: A Journey Through the World of Death Fraud”.
Over the past few months over 500 previously unreleased and over 15,000 previously redacted documents on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy were released to the public. For years the public has debated if Lee Harvey Oswald could have acted alone. Do these new files shed any light on one of the most believed conspiracy theories in the world?
David Ridgen is a modern day Sherlock Holmes. He is the host of the CBC’s extremely popular true crime podcast, Someone Knows Something. Join us as he gives us a behind the scenes look at the making of one of the most listened to podcasts in the world and how he negotiates the tricky (personal and professional) waters of investigating cold cases.