Following the Arrest of Ghislaine Maxwell, ABC News Airs Two-Hour ‘20/20’ on Jeffrey Epstein and the Women Who Survived His Crimes

Following the Arrest of Ghislaine Maxwell, ABC News Airs Two-Hour ‘20/20’ on Jeffrey Epstein and the Women Who Survived His Crimes

July 9, 2020

FOLLOWING THE ARREST OF GHISLAINE MAXWELL, ABC NEWS AIRS TWO-HOUR ‘20/20’ ON JEFFREY EPSTEIN AND THE WOMEN WHO SURVIVED HIS CRIMES

ABC Audio Releases Bonus Episode of Its No.1-Rated Podcast, “Truth and Lies: Jeffrey Epstein,” Friday, July 10

“20/20: Truth and Lies: Jeffrey Epstein” Airs Friday, July 10 (9:01 – 11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC

Following the arrest and charges against Ghislaine Maxwell for her alleged role in facilitating Jeffrey Epstein’s abuse, ABC News will air a two-hour “20/20” on Epstein and the powerful story of the women who survived his crimes and fought back to reclaim their lives. ABC Audio will release a bonus episode of the No. 1-ranked podcast “Truth and Lies: Jeffrey Epsteinon Friday, July 10, featuring details about Maxwell’s arrest and charges. “20/20: Truth and Lies: Jeffrey Epstein” airs Friday, July 10 (9:01 – 11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. The podcast, hosted by ABC News’ Mark Remillard, is available for free on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Pandora, Spotify, Stitcher and TuneIn. (Rebroadcast. ABC OAD: 1/9/20)

In ABC News’ reports, the accusers open up with emotional accounts of the abuse they endured, their resilience, strength and life now. The programs feature material from a 2003 interview in which Epstein discusses his life; deposition tapes of Epstein and his alleged co-conspirators; police interviews with the young girls; and their personal reactions today to seeing Epstein appear in court last summer. The program and podcast dive into Epstein’s life and background, raising questions and uncovering details about how he made his money; his relationships with many notable individuals; his decades of sexually abusing young girls, including emotional accounts from two sisters about how he manipulated them; and the federal sex trafficking charges he faced before he died.

David Sloan is senior executive producer; Terri Lichstein is executive producer, and James Hill is senior producer of “20/20: Truth and Lies: Jeffrey Epstein.”

The podcast is produced by the award-winning ABC News Investigative Unit and ABC Audio, creators of the No. 1 true crime podcast “Have You Seen This Man?” Chris Vlasto is senior executive producer, and Cindy Galli is chief of investigative projects. ABC Audio also produced the No. 1-rated “The Dropout” and “A Killing on the Cape” podcasts.

 

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