Room 20

By L.A. Times | L.A. Times Studios

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 Nov 20, 2019

 Sep 3, 2019
the podcast should be over in the first three episodes instead she goes down a path trying to blame the border patrol for chasing illegals that are running from them.

 Aug 23, 2019
Really interesting and emotional story, well reported and engaging

 Aug 22, 2019

 Aug 15, 2019
loving this story! well told, well paced and incredibly relevant


The sign above his hospital bed called him Sixty-Six Garage. For more than 15 years, he would lay there unidentified and unconscious. Or so, everyone believed. From L.A. Times Studios and the team that brought you “Dirty John” and “Man in the Window,” comes “Room 20,” a story about the search for a man’s identity and the truth about his accident. Investigative reporter Joanne Faryon’s two-year journey is filled with twists and turns. Now, she'll finally reveal who Garage really is. But one important question remained for her upon this discovery: has Garage been conscious this entire time? This series was produced by L.A. Times Studios with support from Neon Hum Media.

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May 12, 2020
L.A. Times Presents Chasing Cosby

For decades, Bill Cosby brought warmth and laugher across the country, cementing his image as “America’s Dad.” But behind that disguise was the real Bill Cosby – the monster who preyed on women by promising them mentorship, only to then drug and violate them. Hosted by Nicki Egan, the lead investigative journalist on this case, the series features jurors, lawyers, and over a dozen survivors telling their story together for the first time. “Chasing Cosby” is the definitive take on the rise and fall of America’s Dad. Listen now:

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