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84 episodes
Each episode, Assassinations Podcast delves into one of history's most notorious assassinations and explores the mysteries and conspiracies that surround it.


Don Bolles
2020 Sep 0832m 14s
In the final episode of our season on the theme of conspiracies, we look at the case of journalist Don Bolles, whose death has been linked to Mafia activities and a powerful political operative in Arizona.
Dr David Kelly Part 3
2020 Aug 2559m 47s
Did he commit suicide, as claimed by the Hutton Inquiry, or was he murdered? We conclude our look at this case by considering the scenarios, with the help of guest Andy Thomas. Part 3 of 3.
Dr David Kelly Part 2
2020 Aug 1840m 39s
We go over the evidence presented at the Hutton Inquiry and consider the conclusion that Kelly had killed himself - a verdict that was hotly contested by medical experts. We will conclude this case next week.
Dr David Kelly Part 1
2020 Aug 1144m 23s
David Kelly had experience dealing with spies, generals, Stalinist apparatchiks, and Ba’athist officials. But when he questioned the official justification for the Iraq War in 2003, he entered into truly dangerous territory. Part 1 of 3.
Willie McRae Part 2
2020 Jul 2829m 49s
In the second and final part of the investigation, we consider what information McRae might have had in his possession and whether anyone would kill for it.
Willie McRae
2020 Jul 2142m 15s
In the first installment of a two-part investigation, we join Willie McRae as he makes a fateful journey to a remote Scottish village.
Fred Hampton
2020 Jul 0734m 48s
Killed in a raid on his apartment in Chicago in 1969, Fred Hampton was the rising star in the Black Panther Party. The target of surveillance by the FBI, which viewed him and the Panthers as a mortal threat to America, Hampton’s death was regarded by many as a hit intended to complete the decapitation of the party.
Michael Connell
2020 Jun 1537m 18s
In the midst of legal action pertaining to his role in alleged election fraud, Michael Connell died in 2008 when his small airplane crashed in Ohio. The Internet was soon abuzz with claims that his death had been no accident.
Hour of the Assassin: An Interview with Matthew Quirk
2020 Jun 0236m 41s
This week, host Niall speaks with novelist Matthew Quirk. In his latest fast-paced thriller, Hour of the Assassin, Matthew takes us on a journey into the dark heart of American politics.
Olof Palme
2020 May 1953m 35s
In this episode, we walk in the footsteps of Olof Palme, Prime Minister of Sweden, who was shot to death in Stockholm in February, 1986. Then we ask the question: who had the means, motive, and opportunity to murder the Swedish leader?