Roughly Speaking podcast: True crimes — a nun's unsolved murder, the Madoff massive fraud (episode 253)

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  • 5:25: Baltimore Sun reporter Alison Knezevich talks about the 1969 murder of Sister Catherine Cesnick, now the subject of a seven-part Netflix documentary called, "The Keepers." This week, Baltimore County police reported that a DNA sample taken from the remains of a Catholic priest did not match evidence from the nearly 50-year-old crime scene.  ➤Jump to this segment
  • 14:18: Financial journalist and author Diana Henriques talks about her role in "The Wizard of Lies," an HBO film about the Bernie Madoff scandal starring Oscar-winner Robert DeNiro and Michelle Pfeiffer, and directed by Baltimore native Barry Levinson. Henriques is the author of the best-selling book upon which the movie is based. She covered the Madoff scandal for The New York Times and interviewed the crook in prison. She tells how she ended up playing herself, opposite DeNiro's Madoff, in the HBO film.  ➤Jump to this segment

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