From the creators of ​Crimetown​ and Cadence13, this is ​The RFK Tapesan audio documentary series that takes a new look at the 1968 assassination of Robert F. Kennedy. For the past fifty years, authorities have claimed that the case was open and shut. Sirhan Sirhan was captured at the scene, gun in hand. He admitted to the crime and is serving a life sentence. But some say there’s evidence of a larger conspiracy.


Latest Episodes

  • [6] The Manchurian Candidate

    To prepare for Sirhan Sirhan’s 2011 parole hearing, his current legal team brings in an expert to investigate whether or not Sirhan was hypno-programmed to shoot Senator Robert F. Kennedy.

  • [5] The Girl in the Polka Dot Dress

    Just after Robert F. Kennedy was shot, a young campaign worker named Sandra Serrano went on live TV at the Ambassador Hotel and told the world that she had seen a suspicious woman in a polka dot dress.

  • [4] Reach for Your Gun, Sirhan

    As Sirhan Sirhan’s trial approaches, a prosecution psychiatrist named Dr. Seymour Pollack tries to get answers to the question at the heart of the Robert F. Kennedy case: was Sirhan a calculating political assassin? Or does he really not remember committing the crime?


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From the Emmy and Peabody Award-Winning Creators of Crimetown and The Jinx 

Marc Smerling and Zac Stuart-Pontier

The Hosts

  • Zac Stuart-Pontier is a journalist and filmmaker. He was the editor, co-producer and writer of the Emmy– and Peabody Award–winning HBO documentary series The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst. He also edited the feature films Martha Marcy May Marlene, Catfish (the documentary) and Bleed for This.

  • William Klaber has researched the RFK case since 1990. He is coauthor of Shadow Play: The Unsolved Murder of Robert Kennedy. His novel, The Rebellion of Miss Lucy Ann Lobdell, was published in 2015 by St. Martin’s Press and called “brilliant” by the New York Times. 

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