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Bad Women: The Ripper Retold
It’s a cold case like no other. In the fall of 1888, five women were brutally murdered in the slums of London. The attacks were so violent that the killer earned a nickname - Jack the Ripper. But everything you think you know about Jack and those murdered women is wrong. Historian Hallie Rubenhold uncovers new facts about the five victims - revealing the appalling treatment they faced as women in the 1880s, and completely overturning the accepted Ripper story.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.6 stars from 1,073 ratings
The host's history is well-researched, her theory very plausible, and I applaud her advocacy for the victims, regardless of their field of employment. What annoys me, though, is her smirking delivery. She rightfully tears into the Ripperologists who seem to take glee from all the lurid...Read full review »
WhoGivesAShirt? via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 11/30/21
Beautiful!
I wish there were more stars as well. This podcast is a must listen.
lovelyoils666 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/29/21
Great podcast
Great content. Nice to focus on the victims for once. Also it’s scary to think Trevor was ever a policeman….
KelCoo78 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 11/29/21
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Published 11/30/21
In October 1888, Jack the Ripper went to ground. Although the murders seemed to ceased, public interest in the killings remained intense. Entrepreneurs exploited this prurience for profit - even opening blood-drenched waxworks exhibits in Whitechapel. This melding of fact and fiction, murder and...
Published 11/30/21
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