Crime Seen | Episode 16: The Janes
Crime Seen is a true crime review podcast that gets to the heart of how true crime stories are told. Join Mari Forth @MariTalks2Much and Sarah Carradine @sarahcarradine as they put true crime properties under the magnifying glass. In this episode they examine THE JANES. Watch it on Binge in Australia and HBO in the US. Joining them is Liana Boraas @LianaRHAP.
In Chicago between 1968 and 1973, a group of women called THE JANES assisted people to get safe, affordable, illegal abortions, until the passing of Roe v Wade meant their services were no longer required. How many magnifying glasses out of 5 will they rate THE JANES? Listen to find out. Or jump to the ratings at about 1:05:55
The National Network of Abortion Funds reports receiving unprecedented traffic to their site in the aftermath of the overturning of Roe v Wade. You can donate at abortionfunds.org
documentaries: REVERSING ROE (Ricki Stern & Anne Sundberg, 2018) on Netflix; AMERICA’S WAR ON ABORTION (Deeyah Khan, 2020) on Prime in the UK; FLY SO FAR (Celina Escher, 2021) not currently streaming – we will keep you updated.
podcast: THE PURPLE PANTS PODCAST episode 171 HER CHOICE! https://robhasawebsite.com/purple-pants-podcast-her-choice/TV drama series: OUR FLAG MEANS DEATH (David Jenkins, 2022) on HBO in the US & Binge in Australia; FIRST KILL (Felicia Henderson, 2022) on Netflix
You can jump to recommendations at about 1:13:25
Next time on Crime Seen: WEB OF MAKE BELIEVE with guest Brooklyn Zed @HardRockHope – watch it on Netflix and send in your comments and questions.
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