Jul 14, 2022
Jeffrey MacDonald was convicted in 1979 of killing his pregnant wife Colette and two young daughters Kimberly and Kristen. These murders have been the subject of documentaries, books, tv series, and most importantly, Strange Country Podcast. In today’s topic, cohosts Beth and Kelly’s discuss the book that set the narrative, Joe McGinness’s Fatal Vision.
Theme music: Big White Lie by A Cast of Thousands
Cite Your Sources:
Anson, Robert Sam. “The Devil and Jeffrey MacDonald.” Vanity Fair, https://www.vanityfair.com/magazine/1998/07/macdonald199807. Accessed 13 July 2022.
Beyerstein, Lindsay, and James Harkin. “Wilderness of Errol.” Columbia Journalism Review, 8 January 2013, https://archives.cjr.org/critical_eye/wilderness_of_errol.php. Accessed 13 July 2022.
Malcolm, Janet. The journalist and the murderer. Edited by Victoria Wilson, Knopf, 1990.
McGinniss, Joe. Fatal Vision. Putnam, 1983.
Morris, Errol. A Wilderness of Error: The Trials of Jeffrey MacDonald. Penguin Press, 2012.
Taylor, Paul. “The Return of Jeffrey MacDonald.” The Washington Post, 16 January 1985, https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/lifestyle/1985/01/16/the-return-of-jeffrey-macdonald/7fe1287e-2bc1-4f2d-bc5c-f41a84f30a2d/. Accessed 13 July 2022.