In 1986, the body of affluent, beautiful, 18-year-old Jennifer Levin was found dead in Central Park. Her killer: Robert Chambers, a tall, handsome prep from the Upper East Side. He claimed she attempted to rape him and her death was an accident. Join host Amanda Knox as she deconstructs the stories behind the victim-blaming, privilege and media sensationalism that surrounded this murder and trial, as seen in the SundanceTV docu-series The Preppy Murder: Death in Central Park. The views, information or opinions expressed during this podcast are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of AMC Networks and its employees.
How does a wrongful conviction change a person, a society, a system? When a person is wrongfully convicted, the consequences have life-long effects on everyone involved. In the final episode of the season, Amanda looks back at all of the people fighting for Jens’s freedom and cost each has paid, the cost society has paid, and the cost Jens himself has paid. And she asks the hardest question of all: what does it mean if nothing changes?