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The History of 1995

The History of 1995 is a podcast about all the crazy stuff that happened that year. From O.J. Simpson and the Oklahoma City Bombing to the Quebec Referendum and the Paul Bernardo murder trial. Host Kathy Kenzora is an old school reporter from Canada.
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Now displaying: March, 2017
Mar 25, 2017

After four months of testimony it's time for closing arguments from the Defence and the Crown at the Paul Bernardo murder trial.  The Defence continues to advance it's position that Bernardo wasn't present when 14 year old Leslie Mahaffy and 15 year old Kristen French died.  The Crown says that is a complete fantasy.  The jury takes less then eight hours to decide who is telling the truth. All music in this episode written and performed by Lee Rosevere.

Mar 8, 2017

On August 15th, 1995, Paul Bernardo took the stand to defend himself against two first degree murder charges.  It was the first time he would explain publically what happened to 14 year old Leslie Mahaffy and 15 year old Kristen French.  His ex-wife had testified earlier that Bernardo strangled both girls with an electrical cord after kidnapping, confining and sexually assaulting them.  Bernardo turned up his charm when he took the stand and had a quick answer for everything.  But after several days of grueling questioning by the Crown his confidence appeared to disappear. All music in this episode written and performed by Lee Rosevere.

Mar 2, 2017

On June 15th, 1995, the Crown's star witness took the stand to testify against Paul Bernardo at his murder trial.  His ex-wife Karla Homolka would spend 17 days on the stand.  She testified about her abusive relationship with Bernardo and described how Bernardo alone killed both Leslie Mahaffy and Kristen French.  But things got heated when Defence Lawyer John Rosen cross-examined Homolka.  Host Kathy Kenzora covered the trial from start to finish and provides her first hand account of the verbal sparring between Rosen and Homolka. All music in this episode written and performed by Lee Rosevere.

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