Fallen Angels: A Story of California Corruption

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Fallen Angels: A Story of California Corruption

4.9/5

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A mysterious drug overdose at a posh Pasadena hotel leads our host and LA Times investigative reporter, Paul Pringle, into Los Angeles’ darkest corridors of power and wealth. Pringle discovers that the dean of the University of Southern California's medical school is leading a secret double life. As Pringle and his team at the LA Times untangle a sordid web of lies, drugs, and greed, they encounter obstacles and resistance at every turn—from USC, law enforcement and even within their own organization. Fallen Angels explores how money and privilege can corrupt our most important institutions and destroy people's lives. Fallen...


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Rebecca Lavoie • Crime Writers On Jun 14, 2024

"I really liked this podcast this a lot. In a time when journalism is seen by the public increasingly as an untrustworthy thing, it is important for people to understand how it’s supposed to work. I think a podcast that demonstrates that is important; and this one did it in a really compelling way."


Score: 4.8

The Crime Writers Squad • Crime Writers On Jun 13, 2024

"Toby thought it was a thorough take down of the bad actors in the Carmen Puliafito case. Rebecca liked following the journalism and Kevin was impressed they named names. Lara liked it, but thought the pivot to a different USC investigation in the final three episodes did not work."

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