This week on Onward, Rosie has a fascinating conversation with Lyle Menendez.
Many of a certain age will remember the sensational trials of Lyle and his brother Eric, found guilty of the murder of their parents. So sensational within the American zeigeist; this case has been made into movies and tv shows, it has also been studied in law school as well as a mainstay of cultural conversation.
Recently, new information and evidence has been revealed in a documentary that now gives room for the brothers' to file a Habeas; which could mean freedom, after serving 34 years in prison.
Join us as Rosie and Lyle talk about the past, the possible future of what this new evidence could mean; and, how one has to find it within themself to remain hopeful, but truthful, even in the worst of circumstances.
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Trigger Warning: Rape, Sexual and Emotional Child Abuse, and Incest is discussed in this episode.
Please Note: This discussion is not graphic in nature, but, this is a truthful account of events.
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