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1995

From the OJ Simpson trial to the Oklahoma City Bombing, 1995 was a year like no other. This podcast series will look at some of the events of 1995 and how they shaped the world we live in today. Season one is about the Paul Bernardo Murder trial. Podcast host Kathy Kenzora covered the trial and provides a first hand look at how the justice system dealt with Canada's most notorious killer. Follow @1995podcast on Facebook for updates on the show.
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Jul 1, 2017

In honor of Canada Day a special episode of 1995!  One of the most intense moments in Canadian history happened on October 30th, 1995.  A referendum was held in Quebec asking people of that province if they wanted to separate from Canada and create their own independent country.  The road to the vote was equally as intense and dates back to the 1960's when a radical separatist group terrorized Quebec.  Music in this episode written and performed by Min Y Llan and Downliners Sekt.  You can reach me on Facebook @1995podcast and on Twitter @1995_podcast.

Jun 9, 2017

In August 1995, a commute home on a hot Friday evening became a horrific nightmare when a Toronto train crashed at full speed into the back of a stopped train.  This episode looks back at the collision that killed 3 people and injured dozens more.  The investigation after the crash found that almost everything went wrong that night.  All music written and produced by Lee Rosevere and Jorge Mario Zuleta. 

May 11, 2017

Before 9-11 there was the Oklahoma City Bombing.  When the bombing occurred on April 19th, 1995, it was the worst act of terrorism in US history.  But in this case it was an act of homegrown violence not international terrorism.  This episode of 1995 looks back at the rescue efforts at the bomb scene and the hunt for John Doe #1 and John Doe #2 which eventually resulted in the arrest of US Army Veteran Timothy McVeigh and his army buddy Terry Nichols.  All music in this episode written and performed by Lee Rosevere.  1995 is on Facebook @1995podcast and Twitter @1995_podcast. 

Apr 20, 2017

On Oct 3, 1995 over 95 million people watched live on TV as the verdicts were read in the OJ Simpson Murder Trial.  The country waited anxiously to find out what would happen on the streets of Los Angeles.  If OJ was found guilty would there be a race riot.  I was outside the LA county courthouse with microphone and tape recorder covering the reaction for my radio station back in Toronto.  This episode of 1995 recreates that day when OJ Simpson was found not guilty. 

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