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Power: Don King

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In a sport famed for money and excess, what does it take to get to the top...and stay there? Rising from a life of hardship and crime, Don King became the most successful boxing promoter the sport has ever seen—and the first Black man to do so. He is his own American Dream. His flamboyant appearance… read more

33 Episodes | 2021 - 2023

Introducing... Power: The Maxwells

January 4th, 2021


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 …

The Maxwells | 1. Daddy Issues

January 11th, 2021


What was Robert Maxwell’s relationship with his youngest daughter Ghislaine like? And what effect did his shocking death have on her? 

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The Maxwells | 2. The Lady Ghislaine

January 19th, 2021


November 1991. Robert Maxwell is missing off his yacht in the Canary Islands. We hear from the photographer and journalist who accompanied his family in the immediate aftermath of his death. 

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The Maxwells | 3. Failing Upwards

January 26th, 2021


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 …

The Maxwells | 4. The Best Lies

February 2nd, 2021


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? 

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The Maxwells | 5. Top Dollar

February 9th, 2021


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? 

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The Maxwells | 6. Who Pays?

February 16th, 2021


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 …

The Maxwells | 7. Uninvited Guest

February 23rd, 2021


What did Ghislaine learn from her father? We pick up the story of her life in early 90s New York. 

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The Maxwells | 8. Knee Deep In Muck

March 2nd, 2021


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 …

The Maxwells | 9. Life In Maxwelliana

March 9th, 2021


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 …

The Maxwells | UPDATE: Follow The Money

October 25th, 2021


A recent discovery of some of Kevin and Ian Maxwell’s financial records show things weren’t quite as they seemed. In this follow-up episode of Power: …

Introducing Power: Hugh Hefner

October 25th, 2021


Who was Hugh Hefner? Centerfold models, Playboy Bunnies, and other women from the Playboy founder’s inner circle, like TV personality and author …

Hugh Hefner | 1. How To Sell A Fantasy

November 1st, 2021


How did Hugh Hefner persuade the world to buy into his fantasies? Who was the first girl next door? And what was it really like to work in the glitzy Playboy Clubs at their peak?

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Hugh Hefner | 2. A Woman’s Worth

November 8th, 2021


Hugh Hefner’s progressive legacy hinges on sexual liberation and anti-racism. As radical feminists confront Hefner on TV and Black people start appearing in Playboy, Hefner’s justice-minded image invites scrutiny. How …

Hugh Hefner | 3. The Definition of Beauty

November 15th, 2021


The Pubic Wars commence! Hefner faces off against a new rival: Bob Guccione and his scandalous upstart magazine, Penthouse. Superstar Playmate …

Hugh Hefner | 4. The Limits of Liberation

November 22nd, 2021


Hugh Hefner’s world is knocked off its axis when he's targeted by President Nixon’s new war on drugs. Bobbie Arnstein, the Playboy founder’s confidante and close ally, is caught up in the middle. Arnstein's friend Keith …

Hugh Hefner | 5. When The Party's Over

November 29th, 2021


Hefner retreats into his fake, perfect life in the Playboy Mansion, hoping to escape problems in his business empire and the fallout from the murder of star Playmate Dorothy Stratten. He calls on his daughter, Christie …

Hugh Hefner | 6. A Child in the Mansion

December 6th, 2021


Jennifer Saginor is the daughter of Hefner’s hard-partying personal physician. She grows up in the mansion, smack in the middle of Playboy’s decadent party scene. Jennifer’s story sheds light on the things Hefner didn’t …

Hugh Hefner | 7. The Girl Next Door

December 13th, 2021


Holly Madison becomes one of Hefner’s girlfriends when she is 21 years old and stars in a new reality TV show, The Girls Next Door, focused on life …

Hugh Hefner | 8. Hefner’s Long Shadow

December 20th, 2021


In the mid 2010s, Hefner’s close friend Bill Cosby faces numerous allegations of sexual assault, and several are directly related to the Playboy …

Introducing...Don King

February 28th, 2022


In a sport famed for money and excess, what does it take to get to the top...and stay there? Rising from a life of hardship and crime, Don King …

Don King | 1. Make Me Big

March 14th, 2022


We track Don King’s path to boxing, from a poverty-stricken childhood, to a crime-laden young adulthood, and finally to the moment he enters the …

Don King | 2. The Greatest

March 21st, 2022


Don builds his masterpiece, one of the greatest boxing matches in history, his piece de resistance: The Rumble in the Jungle. But when he tries to …

Don King | 3. Never Fall in Love with your Fighter

March 28th, 2022


Don moves on after his first failure and realizes instead of trying to control one fighter, he’s going to control them all. He assembles a whole …

Don King | 4. Catch Me if You Can

April 4th, 2022


Don finds himself on the wrong end of the FBI. They set up an undercover operation to take down boxing’s number one promoter, figuring he’ll be able to show them just how deep the mob’s ties go in the boxing world. Who …

Don King | 5. The Dream

April 11th, 2022


Don King meets his future in Mike Tyson. Tyson is a prodigy, a boxer overflowing with talent and hunger—and he falls early into Don’s orbit. Don gets on board Tyson’s wild ride and they prop each other up, all the way …

Don King | 6. The Unraveling

April 18th, 2022


The dream team of youth and experience, Tyson and King, come undone. When they both fall from grace, will there be the consequences for King that there are for Tyson? And where can he go from there?

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Don King | 7. Only in America

April 25th, 2022


Don King lived out his own American dream but has that dream finally come to an end? How did boxing change because of Don King? And does boxing still even want Don King? Don struggles to find his place in the modern …

Don King | 8. Mapp vs Ohio

May 2nd, 2022


How did Don King, the numbers runner kingpin, become the first domino to set a major US Supreme Court ruling in motion? We go back to Don King's …

Don King | 9. The Roundtable

May 9th, 2022


Panama is joined by friends Tahira Henderson, Corey Wilson, and Jibri Griffin to discuss Don King’s legacy and his impact on sports, entertainment, …

Assassins, Heists, & Nazis: The Untold Story of the Abortion Pill in America

July 3rd, 2023


You may have heard of the abortion pill, especially in the wake of the overturning of Roe v. Wade last year. But the story of how the pill became legal in America is closer to an action film than to a courtroom …

The Man Who (Almost) Got Away with a $20 Million Art Fraud

September 11th, 2023


For years, Helge Achenbach has been among the world’s most successful art dealers. But with one treacherous move, he lands in prison. In Season 6 of …

Introducing: RESCUE

October 10th, 2023


A podcast series that marvels at the sheer magnitude of the human spirit and the lengths we will go to preserve the most sacred of things – life. Join primitive survival expert and United States Marine Corps Veteran, …

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