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Bad Women: The Ripper Retold

It’s a cold case like no other. In the fall of 1888, five women were brutally murdered in the slums of London. The attacks were so violent that the killer earned a nickname - Jack the Ripper.
But everything you think you know about Jack and those murdered women is wrong.
Historian Hallie Rubenhold uncovers new facts about the five victims - revealing the appalling treatment they faced as women in the 1880s, and completely overturning the accepted Ripper story.

It’s a cold case like no other. In the fall of 1888, five women were brutally murdered in the slums of London. The attacks were so violent that the killer earned a nickname - Jack the Ripper. But everything you think you know about Jack and those murdered women is wrong. Historian Hallie Rubenhold uncovers new facts about the five victims - revealing the appalling treatment they faced as women in the 1880s, and completely overturning the accepted Ripper story.

Episodes: 5

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E4: Polly the "Prostitute"

Duration: 43 min

E3: Polly Walks Out

Duration: 41 min

E2: Welcome to Whitechapel

Duration: 37 min

E1: The Ripper Myth

Duration: 36 min

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