Mobituaries with Mo Rocca

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Subscribers: 5249
Reviews: 32
Episodes: 74

Jim
 Nov 9, 2023
It's an interesting and informative podcast. If you are a person in your mid sixties and older; it is a wonderful walk down menory lane.

Carolyn
 Nov 6, 2023
This one of my favorite podcasts! Keep up the great work, Mo!


 Feb 9, 2023

Enjoyable and Entertaining
 Dec 28, 2022
Mo Rocca has a great voice and makes learning fun. I love every episode.

Graham
 Nov 2, 2022
I love every episode. so glad it's back.

Description

“CBS News Sunday Morning” correspondent Mo Rocca has always loved obituaries. Each episode of Mobituaries covers his favorite dearly departed people and things. This season profiles legendary athlete Jim Thorpe in "Death of an All-American", iconic singer/songwriter Peggy Lee in "Death of Cool", and even the death of the mid-Atlantic accent, best known from the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Franklin Roosevelt and Jacqueline Kennedy. Mo even has a few new things in store including an episode that looks back at folks who "Died on the Same Day.” Think: Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett; John Adams and Thomas Jefferson; Jim Henson and Sammy Davis, Jr. – and then there’s Margaret Thatcher and Annette Funicello? Tune in for fresh takes on famous legacies and tributes to people who never got the sendoff they deserved. Even if you know the names, you’ve never understood why they matter until now!


Episode Date
LaWanda Page: Death of a Comedy Queen
Jan 03, 2024
Revisiting the Orphan Train: An American Odyssey
Dec 27, 2023
Death of a Sports Team: Satchel Paige and Los Dragones
Dec 20, 2023
Death of the Very Special Episode
Dec 13, 2023
Mobits Extra: How Norman Lear Changed Television
Dec 07, 2023
The Habsburg Jaw: Death of a Dynasty
Dec 06, 2023
Death of a Nepo Baby
Nov 29, 2023
JFK Impersonator Vaughn Meader: Death of a Career
Nov 15, 2023
Charlie McCarthy: Death of a Dummy
Nov 08, 2023
Things I Wish Would Die
Nov 01, 2023
Death of an Accent
Oct 25, 2023
Jim Thorpe: Death of an All-American
Oct 18, 2023
Peggy Lee: Death of Cool
Oct 11, 2023
Died on the Same Day (with special guest Anderson Cooper)
Oct 04, 2023
Introducing: Season 4 of Mobituaries with Mo Rocca
Sep 27, 2023
Timothy Scott: Death of a Dancer
Feb 15, 2023
Benedict Arnold: Before They Went Bad
Feb 08, 2023
The Gros Michel: Death of a Banana
Feb 01, 2023
Samantha Smith: Death of a Peacemaker
Jan 25, 2023
Second Place Finishers: Larry Doby, Judith Resnik & The Dave Clark Five
Jan 18, 2023
Fanny Brice: Death of the Original Funny Girl
Jan 11, 2023
Mobits Extra: Burrata and Anchovies with Major Garrett
Jan 04, 2023
Mobits Extra: Mo’s Mystery Bust
Dec 14, 2022
Death of the Latin Lover
Nov 09, 2022
June Foray: Woman of a Thousand Voices
Nov 02, 2022
Mr. & Mrs. Smith: Death of a Marriage Ban
Oct 26, 2022
Death of a Name: Mildred, Bertha & Todd
Oct 19, 2022
Wishbone: Death of a Working Dog
Oct 12, 2022
John Denver: Death of the Sunshine Boy
Oct 05, 2022
Introducing: Season 3 of Mobituaries with Mo Rocca
Sep 28, 2022
The Station Wagon: Death of a Leviathan
Mar 24, 2020
Anna May Wong: Death of a Trailblazer
Feb 07, 2020
Mobituaries LIVE!
Jan 17, 2020
Lawrence Welk: Death of a Square (with special guest Fred Armisen)
Jan 03, 2020
Merry Christmas from Laura Branigan
Dec 21, 2019
The Orphan Train: Death of an American Experiment
Dec 20, 2019
Laura Branigan: Death of a Singer, Life of a Song
Dec 13, 2019
The Rural Purge: Death of the Country Broadcasting System
Dec 06, 2019
The Black Congressmen of Reconstruction: Death of Representation
Nov 22, 2019
Thomas Paine: Death of a Forgotten Founding Father
Nov 15, 2019
Marlene Dietrich Goes To War
Nov 05, 2019
Billy Carter: Death of the First Brother
Nov 01, 2019
Mobituaries with Mo Rocca Season 2 Trailer
Oct 22, 2019
Death of a Tree: Roots of a Rivalry
Mar 08, 2019
Chang and Eng: A Messy American Dream
Feb 28, 2019
Neanderthals: Death of a Human Species
Feb 21, 2019
Sammy Davis Jr.: Death of the Entertainer
Feb 15, 2019
Audrey Hepburn: Death of an Icon
Feb 07, 2019
The Forgotten Forerunners
Jan 31, 2019
Sitcom Deaths and Disappearances
Jan 24, 2019
JFK Impersonator Vaughn Meader: Death of a Career
Jan 17, 2019
Mobituaries with Mo Rocca Season 1 Trailer
Jan 09, 2019