21 episodes

This is a true crime policy podcast where we explore one unsolved crime over the course of one season, including some important policy issues involved with the case that we will dig into. If you want to try to end the violence in our communities, push for policy change, and help solve a crime, this is the podcast for you. Welcome to the REFORM Podcast.

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The REFORM Podcast - A True Crime Policy Podcast The REFORM Podcast

    • True Crime
    • 3.6 • 8 Ratings

This is a true crime policy podcast where we explore one unsolved crime over the course of one season, including some important policy issues involved with the case that we will dig into. If you want to try to end the violence in our communities, push for policy change, and help solve a crime, this is the podcast for you. Welcome to the REFORM Podcast.

Visit us at thereformpodcast.com. You can follow the REFORM Podcast and stay up to date here:
Instagram: @thereformpodcast
Facebook: @thereformpodcast
Twitter: @thereformpod

    Lady of the Dunes Update!

    Lady of the Dunes Update!

    Join host Kimberly Dudik when she talks with movie producer Frank Durant and author Chris Setterlund for a special update. Frank discusses the documentary movie he made about the Lady of the Dunes. Chris talks about the book he has written about the mystery and Frank's work on it. Mystery, mobsters, psychics and more!
    Check out our website for photos, links, sources, and more at thereformpodcast.com.
    Follow us on Instagram at @thereformpodcast for photos from episodes and updates not available elsewhere!
    We are on Twitter too. Follow us at @TheReformPod.
    Reach out to us with your questions, comments, or thoughts at thereformpod@gmail.com.
     

    • 52 min
    Episode 2.6: Season Finale! Witch Trials End, Innocent People Died, & Witch Hunts Continue

    Episode 2.6: Season Finale! Witch Trials End, Innocent People Died, & Witch Hunts Continue

    This episode is the Season Finale of Season 2! Join Kimberly and Angela to hear how the witch trials ended, who was pardoned and exonerated, and who apologized for their involvement with the trials.
    How some current legal rights, such as the right to counsel, to confront your accusers, and to be declared innocent until proven guilty grew out of some of the injustices of the witch trials.
    At long last, more current witch hunts are discussed - McCarthyism, abuses in the immigration system, the war on women, and how the 45th President flipped the gender rolls typically seen in witch hunts. What we all can do to guard against more witch hunts occurring is examined. 
    Get your exclusive "Always Be A Witch....Or A Bitch" coffee cup here to ring in the spooky season! https://www.thereformpodcast.com/shop. 
    Check out our website for photos, links, sources, and more at thereformpodcast.com.
    Follow us on Instagram at @thereformpodcast for photos from episodes and updates not available elsewhere!
    We are on Twitter too. Follow us at @TheReformPod.
    Reach out to us with your questions, comments, or thoughts at thereformpod@gmail.com.

    • 41 min
    Episode 2.5: Trials, Spectral Evidence, Guilty Verdicts, & Hangings

    Episode 2.5: Trials, Spectral Evidence, Guilty Verdicts, & Hangings

    On this episode, Kimberly and Angela talk about what it was like for those held in custody. They explore what evidence was allowed at the witch trials, who was put on trial, and who was ultimately killed because they were found guilty of being a witch.
    Get your exclusive "Always Be A Witch....Or A Bitch" coffee cup here to ring in the spooky season! https://www.thereformpodcast.com/shop. 
    Check out our website for photos, links, sources, and more at thereformpodcast.com.
    Follow us on Instagram at @thereformpodcast for photos from episodes and updates not available elsewhere!
    We are on Twitter too. Follow us at @TheReformPod.
    Reach out to us with your questions, comments, or thoughts at thereformpod@gmail.com.

    • 29 min
    Tales of Salem 2 - Romeo And Juliet Of The Witch Trials?

    Tales of Salem 2 - Romeo And Juliet Of The Witch Trials?

    We listen to a few more listener stories and tales about how people are related to the Salem Witch Trials. Mysterious jail escape of convicted “elderly” witch, a possible Romeo and Juliet situation between witch hunters and accused witches, and many tangled ties between the accused and the accusers that are in family histories today. 

    • 5 min
    Tales of Salem 1 - Oh The Tangled Ties We Have

    Tales of Salem 1 - Oh The Tangled Ties We Have

    Join us to hear the first tale we are sharing about the many ties one person has to both sides of the Salem Witch Trials!

    • 3 min
    BONUS: Listener Salem Witch Trial Connections Coming Soon!

    BONUS: Listener Salem Witch Trial Connections Coming Soon!

    Thank you all for sharing the stories about your connections to the Salem Witch Trials. We will share those in the coming weeks! Keep the stories coming - email to thereformpod@gmaill.com  and we will try to share them in the coming weeks!

    • 40 sec

Customer Reviews

3.6 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

KPD$ ,

Great!

Loving the coverage of the Salem Witch Trials and hearing about what really happened. It is nice to hear women speaking out against violence, bigotry, and racism too.

AlexE321995 ,

Low volume

Phone volume at highest volume, voice volume is low and hard to hear

MaximusDanger ,

Stellar break from the norm

This podcast is fabulous! Instead of just running down facts of an unsolved mystery in vivid detail, the policy analysis underpinning the investigation illustrates the shortcomings of our history and provides invaluable guidance for our future. Really compelling storytelling and beneficial education.

Thank you for putting such useful and exciting information into such an easily consumed tutorial!

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