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Strange Country

Sometimes you need to have a glass of wine, cuppa whatever and listen to a good old weird story. Musical score Resting Place by A Cast of Thousands.

May 19, 2022

Our memories are fallible and malleable. In the 1980s and 1990s, recovered memory therapists convinced patients they had been sexually abused in some cases by satanic cults and repressed all memory of it. Strange Country cohosts Beth and Kelly discuss the trial of George Franklin who was convicted of murder based solely on the testimony of his daughter who “recovered” memories of witnessing him kill her childhood friend.

Theme music: Big White Lie by A Cast of Thousands

Cite your sources:

Carpentier, M. (2021, Oct. 8) Where Is Eileen Franklin, Whose Recovered Memories Convicted Her Father, Now?

Guendelman, Y. and Pines, A. (2021). Buried. Showtime. 

Ofshe, R. and Watters, E. (1994) Making Monsters: False Memories, Psychotherapy and Sexual Hysteria. Diane Pub. Co. 

Romanova, N. (2021, Oct. 21) Eileen Franklin-Lipsker Now: what is she doing today? Blurred Reality.,as%20long%20as%20she%20could.