Ep 01: From Philly Projects to America’s Dad

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    In episode 1, we take a look at Cosby’s North Philadelphia roots and his rise to fame.

    Comedian. Beloved television star. “America’s Dad.” Accused sexual predator. In June 2017, Bill Cosby faces a jury that will determine whether he’s guilty or not of drugging and sexually assaulting one of more than 60 women who have accused him of sexual misconduct. Cosby Unraveled, a podcast from WHYY, explores Cosby’s beginnings in the projects of North Philadelphia, the heights of his influence, and the causes of his downfall.

    In episode 1, we take a look at Cosby’s North Philadelphia roots and his rise to fame.

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