Donald E. McInnis – She’s So Cold: Murder, Accusations and the System that Devastated a Family
Crime / November 18, 2019

November 18, 2019 – What if you woke up to find your 12-year-old daughter dead, and the local police destroyed your house looking for evidence to pin the murder on your innocent son? Attorney Donald E. McInnis introduces us to the real-life family that endured this nightmare in She’s So Cold: Murder, Accusations and the System that Devastated a Family. On a winter day in 1998, the town of Escondido, California, awoke to the terrible news that 12-year-old Stephanie Crowe had been brutally savaged by a knife-wielding killer. Putting the verdict first and trial afterwards like the Queen of Hearts, investigators launched an inquisition to prove their conclusion rather than follow the evidence, employing a cruel array of psychological manipulation tools to force two of Michael’s friends to confess to parts in a murder they hadn’t committed. This book is a cautionary tale for anyone, dismissing the comforting notion that if we have done nothing wrong, we have nothing to hide. It’s also a reminder that great injustices aren’t just the stuff of some distant history of lynch mobs and show trials in banana republics. It’s a very real threat in any system run by flawed human beings. You can…

Clare Mulley – The Woman Who Saved the Children
Biography / November 4, 2019

November 4, 2019 – How did a “spinster” who declared, “I don’t care for children,” and called them “little wretches,” launch an organization that not only saved millions of them, but changed the way the world treats young people to this day? Clare Mulley returns to introduce us into this enigmatic force for good in The Woman Who Saved the Children: A Biography of Eglantyne Jebb, Founder of Save the Children. Proceeds from sales goes to support Save the Children. Beginning in 1919, the charity that celebrates its centennial in 2019 has fought to uphold the human rights of children worldwide. Although today the charity is promoted by big-name stars and enjoys widespread recognition, it’s origin traces back to a forgotten founder, Eglantyne Jebb, who lived a short life but left an enduring legacy. Clare Mulley joined Save the Children as a corporate fundraiser in the 1990s. We last caught up with Clare to discuss her book, The Women Who Flew for Hitler: A True Story of Soaring Ambition and Searing Rivalry. For more on this historian, follow @Clare Mulley on Twitter, or toss a like to Clare Mulley Author on Facebook.     Podcast: Download (Duration: 46:42 — 106.9MB)Subscribe:…