Tuesday Oct 17, 2017

In Living Color - Christine Chubbuck

In 1974 an American news reporter, Christine Chubbuck, was the first person to commit suicide on live television. Like any other tragic and horrifying event, in the midst of sorrow and confusion, we are all left with one question: Why?

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If you, or anyone you know, is struggling, with suicide and depression, please contact suicidepreventionlifeline.org for the support you deserve.

*A special thanks to "Kate Plays Christine" by Robert Greene, "Christine" by Craig Shilowich and the Washington Post article by Sally Quinn for providing amazing information that allowed this episode to be possible.

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I really want to listen and the story is so good but it's so quiet I can't hear with the volume maxed :(

Wednesday Mar 14, 2018


I'm new to your podcast and new to Christine's story. Such an unbelievably sad story so beautifully told. Well done.

Friday Dec 08, 2017

had heard of this story but not the story behind it. until now. thank you for telling her story in a poignant and compassionate manner. looking forward to hearing the next episode

Tuesday Oct 24, 2017

this is so intruiging, i love it

Wednesday Oct 18, 2017

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