Links to all of CRIME STORY’S coverage of the Robert Durst trial are here.
This episode looks at the prosecution’s presentation of strange events in South Salem around the time of Kathie Durst’s disappearance. We also present our first in a series of deep dives into Robert Durst’s life, much of which is presented in Durst’s own words as read by actor David Kelsey. Host Kary Antholis discusses the week’s developments with co-host Brittany Bookbinder and Charles V. Bagli, who is covering the trial for The New York Times and CrimeStory.com.
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Material for the “Bob’s Own Words” section was assembled from the following sources:
Notice of Mo.; Mo. to Admit into Evidence Adoptive Admissions Pursuant to Evidence Code Section 1221; Memo. of Points and Authorities in Support Thereof; Declaration of John Lewin in Support Thereof, People of the State of California v. Robert Durst, Case No. SA089983 (Los Angeles Co. Sup. Ct., October 23, 2018).
State of Texas v. Robert Durst, Cause No. 01CR1901 (Galveston Cty. Dist. Ct., October 22, 2003)
State of Texas v. Robert Durst, Cause No. 01CR1901 (Galveston Cty. Dist. Ct., October 23, 2003)
Recorded Interview of Robert Durst Conducted by DDA John Lewin and LAPD/RHD Homicide Detectives Mike Whelan and Luis Romero and Taken at New Orleans Parish Jail [Redacted 12-11-2019], p. 95, People of the State of California v. Robert Durst, Case No. SA089983 (Los Angeles Co. Sup. Ct., March 15, 2015).
Here is a bit more information about the series.
Jury Duty: The Trial of Robert Durst
The story of billionaire Robert Durst and his possible involvement in the deaths of three people became world-famous because of the popular HBO series, The Jinx. Hear the story of the Durst trial for the murder of Susan Berman as it happens, with unique access to evidence and testimony from pre-trial proceedings, courtroom recaps, expert commentary, witness testimony and interviews with individuals who have special knowledge related to the homicide trial. This groundbreaking real-time true crime series is created, hosted and produced by Oscar and Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Kary Antholis.
And you can read the announcement in Deadline here.
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