Power: The Maxwells

Everyone’s heard of Ghislaine Maxwell (Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged partner in crime). But there’s a shadowy figure who hangs above her who you likely don’t know: her father, media tycoon Robert Maxwell. His rise from nothing to fall… from the deck of his super yacht under mysterious circumstances is straight out of a crime novel. His favorite daughter Ghislaine’s theory: her father was murdered. From Somethin’ Else, makers of ‘The Immaculate Deception’ and ‘The Fault Line: Bush, Blair and Iraq’, hosted by Investigative journalist Tara Palmeri, ‘Power: The Maxwells’ is a seven part series on the incredible true story of a media mogul whose legacy is still being felt today.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 31m. Bisher sind 14 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 hours 33 minutes

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Introducing The Fault Line: Dying for a Fight


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Introducing... Cheat!


Have you ever wondered about those people in life who don’t play by the rules? Maybe it was the person who looked over your shoulder in that exam. The person who got the job instead of you because they lied on their application or the nice fella on the phone who said he was from the bank and ended up taking all your money. We have a name for these people. We call them cheats. People who cheat the system, largescale cheats, social media cheats. We are fascinated by them...


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 2021-05-24  7m
 
 

Introducing: Spy Affair


A charismatic Russian woman arrives in the US on a mission to improve relations between the two countries, and she soon makes some powerful friends. But who is Maria Butina? And who is she working for? As Maria gets closer to the rich and connected she also attracts the attention of the FBI. In the politically charged world of US-Russia relations, everyone has secrets and almost nothing is what it seems. From Wondery, the makers of The Shrink Next Door and Dr...


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 2021-03-30  5m
 
 

episode 9: 9: Life In Maxwelliana


Julia Langdon worked for Maxwell as the first woman political editor of a daily national newspaper in the UK. Julia went on many international trips with Robert. Hear some of the stories of what it was like to spend extended time with the man. A Somethin' Else production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


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 2021-03-09  17m
 
 

episode 8: 8: Knee Deep In Muck


After making two podcasts (this one and ‘Broken: Seeking Justice’) about the murky world of Ghislaine, Epstein and Robert, Tara sits down with her reporting partner from ‘Broken’ to discuss all they have learned and to see how it has changed the way they see Epstein and Ghislaine. A Somethin' Else production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


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 2021-03-02  31m
 
 

episode 7: 7: Uninvited Guest


What did Ghislaine learn from her father? We pick up the story of her life in early 90s New York. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


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 2021-02-23  43m
 
 

episode 6: 6: Who Pays?


Following Maxwell’s death in November 1991, news emerges of a further scandal: in his final months Maxwell stole £400 million from the Mirror pension fund. His sons Kevin and Ian are left to deal with the fallout. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


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 2021-02-16  36m
 
 

episode 5: 5: Top Dollar


It’s the late 80s and Robert Maxwell goes on a spending spree for companies in New York. But will the purchase of the New York Daily News prove to be one deal too far? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


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 2021-02-09  32m
 
 

episode 4: 4: The Best Lies


Was Robert Maxwell a spy? What do the conspiracy theories surrounding his dealings with intelligence services tell us about his life? And why are we still feeling the aftershocks of these accusations today? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


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 2021-02-02  39m
 
 

episode 3: 3: Failing Upwards


Robert Maxwell’s rags to riches story: from escaping the Holocaust in central Europe to becoming owner of the Daily Mirror, one of the UK’s most influential newspapers. How did he become a media tycoon? And how did he become so hated? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


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 2021-01-26  38m
 
 
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