The true story of Chicago's shapeshifting "welfare queen"

December 27, 2013


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Murder, identity fraud and voodoo, Slate's Josh Levin joins us with a tale that reads like a real-life X-File: the story of "Linda Taylor." We learn about a Chicago synagogue's attempt to recast the modern bat/bar mitzvah. And, we time travel back to Uptown in the '70s.