Targeted: True Crime Domestic Violence

By Mo Blackwell

Targeted is a podcast that investigates one case of family violence each season, using academic research to help us better interpret the events so that we can become better advocates.  Join us for as we spotlight the death of little Melisha Gibson from her stepfather's abuse, and how her murder in 1976 led to changes in social service departments around the United States.  

  1. 1.
    Targeted: True Crime Domestic Violence 1.1
    7:19
  2. 2.
    1.2 The Beating Melisha Gibson
    31:27
  3. 3.
    1.3 Patriarchal Terrorism Melisha Gibson
    27:01
  4. 4.
    1.4 BONUS Happy Birthday Melisha Gibson
    6:32
  5. 5.
    1.5 The Mother
    28:14
  6. 6.
    1.6 The Mother II: Why Did She Stay?
    33:40
  7. 7.
    1.7 The Stepfather: With A Cold Cold Heart
    36:04
  8. 8.
    1.8 The Road to the Trial
    29:17
  1. 9.
    1.9 Prosecuting the Low and Despicable
    39:32
  2. 10.
    1.10 The Stepfather's Defense
    13:38
  3. 11.
    1.11 Plumb Wild: The Mother's Defense
    38:35
  4. 12.
    1.12 On the Banks of the Nile: The Verdict & Aftermath
    27:15
  5. 13.
    1.13 Keeping Families Together
    18:13
  6. 14.
    1.14 No Longer in the Shadows: Child Abuse
    26:24
  7. 15.
    1.15 Child Abuse Laws: Not a Story of Failure, but of Progress & Hope
    37:44
  8. 16.
    1.16 Roundtable
    45:20
  9. 17.
    1.17 Targeted Topic: When the SPCA Saved a Child
    21:34
  10. 18.
    1.18 Targeted Topic: Why Do Abusers Stay? With Kate, Ignorance Was Bliss podcast
    33:49
  11. 19.
    1.19 Missy, We Won't Forget (Case Wrap-Up)
    22:55
  12. 20.
    1.20 Fight for Justice: Looking Toward Season Two (Season Finale)
    17:09
  13. 21.
    2.1 Season Two Introduction
    21:49
  14. 22.
    2.2 Fight for Justice: I Will Get You and I Will Hurt You
    38:19
  15. 23.
    2.3 Why Did She Stay? The Leaving Process and Media Messages about Love Final.
    31:10
  16. 24.
    2.4 Fight for Justice: The Aftermath
    26:03
  17. 25.
    2.5 Fight for Justice: The Trials of Buck
    34:20
  18. 26.
    2.6 Targeted Topic: Restraining Orders – Worth the Paper They’re Written On?
    26:50
  19. 27.
    2.7 Fight for Justice: What about the Baby?
    28:28
  20. 28.
    2.8 Fight for Justice: Unequal Protection and the 14th Amendment
    16:21
  21. 29.
    2.9 Fight for Justice: Whatever Happens, Happens in Tracey v. City of Torrington
    32:10
  22. 30.
    2.10 Fight for Justice: Tracey's Law
    29:47
  23. 31.
    2.11 Fight for Justice: Tracey Goes to Washington
    22:58
  24. 32.
    2.12 A Cry for Help: Sneak Peak Bonus Episode
    17:51
  25. 33.
    2.13 Fight for Justice: Tracey, We Won't Forget (Case Wrap-up)
    25:50
  26. 34.
    2.14 Targeted Topic Christmas Day Violence - Maria Cisneros
    14:52
  27. 35.
    2.15 The Story of Jane (Part 1)
    35:02
  28. 36.
    2.16 The Story of Jane Part 2
    34:56
  29. 37.
    2.17 When I Die: Monica's Law
    37:52
  30. 38.
    2.18 Stalking
    31:15
  31. 39.
    2.19 Monica's Law - Empowering Survivors With Information
    23:42
  32. 40.
    2.20 Pro-active Responses Against Stalking
    28:23
  33. 41.
    3.1 The Rescue
    30:24
  34. 42.
    3.2 Fear of Life
    25:38
  35. 43.
    3.3 Serious Bodily Injury
    42:32

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