Ep. 2: "Hate Crime" w/ Joyce King

On June 7, 1998, James Byrd Jr., a forty-nine-year-old black man, was walking home from a party when three white men in a pickup truck offered him a ride. They drove Byrd out to a lonely country road, tied him to a logging chain, and dragged him three miles to his death.

Joyce King, an award-winning journalist and native Texan, was assigned to cover the story, which drew international media headlines. In Hate Crime, she provides a chilling re-creation of the slaying and the subsequent trials.

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Brian H. Williams, MD
Ep. 1: Dead Men Do Tell Tales

Do you wonder what it's like to give expert testimony in a homicide case? Or what role does an autopsy play in bringing closure to families? And how is it possible to retrieve all that information from the deceased?

On this episode, Dr. Candace Schoppe, a forensic pathologist based in Dallas, TX, takes us behind the curtain on a journey into the world of forensic pathology. 

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Brian H. Williams, MD