Lauren is the producer of Criminal and This Is Love, and the producer, director and editor for The Story with Dick Gordon. She is from Durham, North Carolina and has previously been a teacher as well as a producer at NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday, NPR's Bryant Park Project, and American Public Media’s The Story with Dick Gordon.
The song “I Fought the Law” by the Bobby Fuller Four reached number 9 on the Billboard Charts in the week of March 12, 1966. Just months later, Bobby Fuller was found dead. The mystery of what happened to him has been called “the rock and roll version of John F. Kennedy’s assassination.” Learn more in Miriam Linna and Randell Fuller’s book, I Fought the Law: The Life and Strange Death of Bobby Fuller. We made a special playlist of music discussed in this episode. Check out our online shop. Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven’t already, please review us on Apple Podcasts! It’s an important way to help new listeners discover the show: iTunes.com/CriminalShow. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Sign up for our newsletter, The Accomplice. If you’d like to introduce friends or family members to podcasts, we created a How to Listen guide based on frequently asked questions. For a transcript of this episode, send an email to transcripts@thisiscriminal.com with the episode name and number. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: Article Article is offering our listeners $50 off their first purchase of $100 or more.  to claim, visit article.com/criminal and the discount will be automatically applied at checkout. Better Help Get 10% off your first month with discount code criminal at BetterHelp.com/criminal Nutrafol going to Nutrafol.com and entering the promo code CRIMINAL to save 20% off your first month’s subscription, plus free shipping on every order. Progressive Get your quote online at Progressive.com and see how much you could be saving Rothy’s check out all the amazing shoes, bags and masks available right now at rothys.com/criminal. Simplisafe Visit SimpliSafe.com/criminal to get a free camera plus SimpliSafe’s holiday savings. Squarespace Try Squarespace.com/criminal for a free trial and when you’re ready to launch, use the offer code CRIMINAL to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. Sun Basket Sun Basket is offering $35 off your order when you go right now to sunbasket.com/criminal and enter promo code criminal at checkout. Virtue Labs Visit virtuelabs.com and use the code CRIMINAL to receive 20% off plus free shipping on your Virtue order. Ziprecruiter See for yourself how ZipRecruiter makes hiring faster and easier. Try it now for free at ZipRecruiter.com/criminal.
One day in the spring of 1986, a woman in Hot Springs, Arkansas named Ruth Coker Burks was visiting a friend in the hospital. She noticed a door down the hall that had a red tarp over it, and the nurses were avoiding the room. So she decided to sneak in. This Is Love is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven’t already, please follow the show and review us on Apple Podcasts! https://apple.co/2BmMZr5 Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: Daily Harvest Go to dailyharvest.com and enter code thisislove to get twenty-five dollars off your first box! that’s daily harvest dot com code thisislove. FSA Store Head to FSAstore.com and use the code thisislove to get a one-time discount of $20 off your order of $150 or more. Progressive Get your quote online at Progressive.com and see how much you could be saving Sitka Salmon Shares Visit SitkaSalmonShares.com/LOVE for $25 off the first month of a Premium Sitka Seafood Share
When Joan Borsten married actor Oleg Vidov, also known as “the Soviet Robert Redford,” he introduced her to beautiful Soviet animations created in Moscow’s Soyuzmultfilm studio. They eventually acquired the rights to distribute the films outside of the former Soviet Union. One day, Joan realized someone was undercutting their business, and she devised a very Hollywood solution. Check out our online shop. Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven’t already, please review us on Apple Podcasts! It’s an important way to help new listeners discover the show: iTunes.com/CriminalShow. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Sign up for our newsletter, The Accomplice. If you’d like to introduce friends or family members to podcasts, we created a How to Listen guide based on frequently asked questions. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: Article Article is offering our listeners $50 off their first purchase of $100 or more.  to claim, visit article.com/criminal and the discount will be automatically applied at checkout. Better Help Get 10% off your first month with discount code criminal at BetterHelp.com/criminal Headspace Go to headspace.com/criminal for a free one-month trial. Progressive Get your quote online at Progressive.com and see how much you could be saving. Quip Go to getquip.com/criminal, right now, you can get a free plastic dispenser with any refill plan. Rothy’s Check out all the amazing shoes, bags and masks available right now at rothys.com/criminal. Simplisafe Visit SimpliSafe.com/criminal to get a free camera plus SimpliSafe’s holiday savings. Squarespace Try Squarespace.com/criminal for a free trial and when you’re ready to launch, use the offer code CRIMINAL to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. Sun Basket Sun Basket is offering $35 off your order when you go right now to sunbasket.com/criminal and enter promo code criminal at checkout. Virtue Labs Visit virtuelabs.com and use the code CRIMINAL to receive 20% off plus free shipping on your Virtue order. Ziprecruiter See for yourself how ZipRecruiter makes hiring faster and easier. Try it now for free at ZipRecruiter.com/criminal.
In 2010, a $16.5 million Hot Lotto ticket was sold at a gas station in Des Moines, Iowa. At first, no one showed up to claim the prize. And then, a series of lawyers tried to claim the money on behalf of a client they would not name. Things got stranger, and eventually investigators uncovered what has been called the biggest lottery fraud in U.S. history. Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven’t already, please review us on Apple Podcasts! It’s an important way to help new listeners discover the show: iTunes.com/CriminalShow. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Sign up for our newsletter, The Accomplice. If you’d like to introduce friends or family members to podcasts, we created a How to Listen guide based on frequently asked questions. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: Article Article is offering our listeners $50 off their first purchase of $100 or more. To claim, visit article.com/criminal and the discount will be automatically applied at checkout. Better Help Get 10% off your first month with discount code criminal at BetterHelp.com/criminal Headspace Go to headspace.com/criminal for a free one-month trial. Progressive Get your quote online at Progressive.com and see how much you could be saving. Quip Go to getquip.com/criminal, right now, you can get a free plastic dispenser with any refill plan. Rothy’s check out all the amazing shoes, bags and masks available right now at rothys.com/criminal. Simplisafe Visit SimpliSafe.com/criminal to get a free camera plus SimpliSafe’s holiday savings. Squarespace Try Squarespace.com/criminal for a free trial and when you’re ready to launch, use the offer code CRIMINAL to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. Sun Basket Sun Basket is offering $35 off your order when you go right now to sunbasket.com/criminal and enter promo code criminal at checkout. Virtue Labs Visit virtuelabs.com and use the code CRIMINAL to receive 20% off plus free shipping on your Virtue order. Ziprecruiter See for yourself how ZipRecruiter makes hiring faster and easier. Try it now for free at ZipRecruiter.com/criminal.
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Durham, NC, USA
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325
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13
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3 days, 22 hours
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