The RFK Tapes

19 EpisodesProduced by Crimetown Presents

When Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1968, a lone gunman was captured at the scene, revolver in hand. It seemed like an open and shut case. So why did the police keep evidence hidden away for decades? Over ten episodes, hosts Zac Stuart-Pontier (Crimetown) and Bill Klaber (author, Shado… read more

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May 29th, 2018


Fifty years after the assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy, questions about the crime still linger. The RFK Tapes will explore the case through rare recordings and new interviews to try to understand what really …

[1] June 5, 1968

June 5th, 2018


Fifty years ago, Senator Robert F. Kennedy was shot in the kitchen pantry of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, moments after winning the …

[2] My God, the Cosmos Shook

June 12th, 2018


Allard K. Lowenstein encourages Senator Robert F. Kennedy to run for president but ends up wheeling him into the morgue. Years later, when he picks up the autopsy report, Lowenstein is stunned at what he finds. Through …

[3] You Do Not Destroy Evidence!

June 19th, 2018


As Allard K. Lowenstein continues his investigation into Senator Robert F. Kennedy's murder, he enlists the help of Paul Schrade, one of the …

[4] Reach For Your Gun, Sirhan

July 3rd, 2018


Was the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy a deliberate political statement or the act of a sick mind? As Sirhan Sirhan sits in jail awaiting trial, …

[5] The Girl in the Polka Dot Dress

July 10th, 2018


Moments after Senator Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated, Sandra Serrano, a young campaign worker, says she saw a suspicious woman in a polka dot …

[6] The Manchurian Candidate

July 17th, 2018


To prepare for Sirhan Sirhan’s 2011 parole hearing, his current legal team brings in an expert to investigate whether or not Sirhan was …

[7] He Didn't Think He Was Bulletproof

July 31st, 2018


Zac sets out on his own to talk with former aides to Senator Robert F. Kennedy about what that 1968 campaign was like, and what they believe happened the night of the California primary.

[8] I Wanted to Solve This F*cking Murder

August 7th, 2018


Investigative journalist Dan Moldea begins a quest to try to find evidence of a second gun in the pantry of the Ambassador Hotel… by talking to the …

[9] Here’s Where You and I Part Ways

August 14th, 2018


Investigative journalist Dan Moldea finds the man he believes assassinated Robert F. Kennedy.

Slow Burn, Season 2

August 21st, 2018


Slate's Slow Burn excavates the strange subplots and forgotten characters of recent political history -- and finds surprising parallels to the …

[10] You May Not Be the Same Zac

August 28th, 2018


Zac goes back to Acidalia for one last interview with Bill.

[BONUS] Live in Brooklyn

September 4th, 2018


Last week, Zac and Bill sat down in front of a live audience at The Bell House in Brooklyn. The show featured a heated debate between Bill and …

[BONUS] The Trial of Scott Enyart

September 11th, 2018


On the night of Robert Kennedy’s murder, a young photographer named Scott Enyart had his film confiscated by the LAPD. When Enyart sued the city more than twenty years later, Bill Klaber was there.

Up and Vanished, Season 2

September 18th, 2018


Up and Vanished merges storytelling with investigation, highlighting a new missing persons case each season. Season 2 focuses on the disappearance of young mother Kristal Reisinger from a remote mountain town in …

[BONUS] He Was Irreplaceable

September 25th, 2018


A collection of the best Robert F. Kennedy stories and speeches that didn't make it into the show, featuring speechwriter Adam Walinsky, special …

[BONUS] Follow the Lies

October 2nd, 2018


Bill takes the reins as he goes through some of the additional evidence that convinced him a second gun was firing the night Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated.

[BONUS] That’s Not the Girl You Described

October 9th, 2018


On the night of Robert F. Kennedy’s assassination, waiter Vincent DiPierro told police that he saw a girl in a polka dot dress standing with Sirhan …

[BONUS] Loose Ends

December 24th, 2018


After a few months away from the RFK case, Zac sits down with producer Jesse Rudoy to discuss some loose ends. 

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