As the American presidential election approaches, Christophe Hondelatte offers you a special week on the greatest American criminals, from October 19 to 23 in Hondelatte tells. 

From October 19 to 23 Hondelatte tells a series of stories drawn from the history of the greatest American criminals.

Several specialists will share their analyzes at the microphone of Europe 1. Whether they are forensic scientists, journalists, psychoanalysts or even correspondents from the United States, all will intervene and comment on the incredible stories of Christophe Hondelatte on these criminals who made the United States tremble. United.

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The program 

• Monday October 19: Edward Gein, the legendary killer of Wisconsin

One of the most terrible serial killers in the history of the United States.

In the 1950s, in Wisconsin, he had made a combination with the skin of his victims.

Guest: Eric Berot

, head of the Central Office for the Repression of Violence against Persons (OCRVP) and

Dr Fabien Aubat

, psychiatrist expert near the Agen Court of Appeal and forensic doctor.


Tuesday, October 20: Charles Manson, the assassination of Sharon Tate

On August 9, 1969 in Los Angeles, United States, four followers of the community of Charles Manson have just entered the villa of director Roman Polanski.

Is absent.

His wife, actress Sharon Tate, is there with three friends…


Wednesday, October 21: OJ Simpson

In 1994 in the United States, Nicole Brown, the ex-wife of OJ Simpson, an idol of American football, is slaughtered on the steps from his house.

OJ's DNA is found on a leather glove, abandoned at the crime scene.

Guest: Frédéric Carbonne

, journalist at Franceinfo and former correspondent in the United States.


Thursday, October 22: BTK, the elusive

Dennis Rader raged from 1974 to 1991 in Wichita, United States, where he killed 10 people aged 9 to 62.

He calls himself BTK for "Bind, Torture, and kill" ...

Guest: Dr Daniel Zagury

, psychiatrist expert, author of

The enigma of serial killers

(Plon Editions) and

The barbarism of ordinary men

(Les Editions de l'Observatoire).


Friday October 23: John List, the American Dupont de Ligonnès

In 1971, the American John List killed his mother, his wife and his three children, before disappearing.

Except that at the end ... John List is arrested after 17 years on the run.

Guest: Guy Hugnet

, author of "The sect and the murderer. The Dupont de Ligonnès affair" (Editions de l'Archipel).