Murder In Oregon

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Murder In Oregon

5.0/5

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In January of 1989 the director of Oregon’s Department of Corrections, Michael Francke, was brutally stabbed to death outside his office in Salem. The murder was quickly ruled a “car burglary gone wrong” and pinned on a low-level drug dealer named Frank Gable, a man who Francke's own brother, Kevin, along with storied Oregon reporter Phil Stanford, believe has been wrongfully imprisoned for nearly 30 years. They believe Francke had uncovered a trail of corruption in the prison system— one that ledto the top of Oregon’s political establishment. Murder In Oregon follows the two men on a decades-long journey, bordering on obsession, into Or...


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Zach Dundas • Portland Monthly Feb 25, 2020

"A striking ensemble tells the tale: Stanford, gravel-voiced and wry; Francke’s unvarnished brothers, Kevin and Pat; and Bright Pacheco, the well-modulated audio pro."

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Score: 5

Keelin • Mentally? A Magpie. Feb 19, 2020

"The storytelling emits the poise and personality of a well produced documentary. Added are snippets of comfortable, conversational interview. You don't want to stop taking it in. It is frustrating, but worth a listen for those of us who love a good and complex story."

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