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The Killing of Marilyn Monroe
How did Hollywood’s brightest star become its most tragic victim? From Norma Jeane, casting couch girl desperate for success, to Marilyn Monroe, global icon, it was Marilyn’s turbulent love life that ultimately sealed her final fate. Surrounded by a deadly cocktail of pills, her death was ruled “probable suicide,” but questions remain surrounding just how – and why – she died. From the creators of Fatal Voyage: The Mysterious Death of Natalie Wood comes a 12-part audio documentary that analyzes the tangle of sex, power, corruption, and lies that led the most powerful men in America to...
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3.8 stars from 2,124 ratings
Long time fan of Marilyn, the kind that has seen the movies and not just her image. In my time I have read various biographies about her and so I had an idea about her past. This felt like a fairly accurate portrayal of her life and I also learned a lot of mew things as well!
ABTAYLORXO via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/13/19
Poorly done
I wish I read the reviews before deciding to listen. Extremely repetitive. Kept waiting for it to get better or to provide real substance- but this podcast never did. Can honestly say it is the first time I listened all the way through and felt disappointed I wasted the time.... oh well!
Bizzisue via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/13/19
So repetitive
They are really stretching the story out. It’s become so repetitive. Also, the storytelling is strangely clinical and dry.
Nyxlipso via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/12/19
Recent Episodes
What exactly happened on the night of August 4, 1962? This episode examines the official version of events in meticulous detail – as well as the inconsistencies that show that Marilyn's death could not have been a suicide. Upstart: Find out how low your rate is at Upstart.com/MONROE.  Learn more...
Published 10/07/19
The days leading up to Marilyn Monroe’s death are crucial to understanding why she died. There was the humiliation at a party held by Sinatra and Giancana, the increasing reliance on alcohol and prescription drugs - all amidst stepped-up surveillance by Hoover and the growing panic from the...
Published 09/30/19
The Kennedys,  the  Mob,  and the  FBI.  Marilyn Monroe’s  affair  with  JFK  –  as  well  as  with brother  Bobby  –  would prove to be a defining  feature  of  her  life  –  and death.  It  put  her  at  the  center  of  a triangulated  power  struggle  between  the  President,  Hoover’s  FBI ,...
Published 09/23/19
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