Murder in Boston Podcast

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Publisher:
HBO, The Boston Globe

Murder in Boston Podcast

4.9/5

Critic Rating

1989 Boston. The crack epidemic is raging, the murder rate soaring, and white flight has taken hold. Charles Stuart and his pregnant wife, Carol, are carjacked, drawn deep into a dangerous “inner city” neighborhood, and allegedly shot by a Black man. All of Boston – and the nation – is gripped by the hunt for the suspect. What follows will reveal truths about the city... and ourselves. Presented by The Boston Globe and HBO Documentary Films, Murder in Boston: The Untold Story of the Charles and Carol Stuart Shooting is hosted by Adrian Walker who, along with a team of Pulitzer-winning investigative reporters, unveils...


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

The Crime Writers Squad • Crime Writers On Jan 12, 2024

"The podcast uses much of the same resources but provides a more detailed, more interesting, more nuanced look at the fall out from the Charles Stuart case."

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Score: 4.8

Linda Holmes • NPR Dec 9, 2023

"...it wisely focuses not on the murder itself, but on the police investigation, both its origins and the deep scars it left. It's a bit of a salutary bait-and-switch, seeming like another true-crime story, but really taking this case and using it as only one example of much broader problems. The result is far more satisfying and substantial. "

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