Kobe Bryant and Complicated Legacies
Thum Ping Tjin, historian
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Last week, the Washington Post suspended (and later reinstated) a journalist who, following Kobe Bryant’s death, Tweeted a link to the basketball superstar’s past rape allegations. We discuss complicated legacies, and whether memorialising our heroes risks erasing their shortcomings.
Produced by: Sharmilla Ganesan
Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan, Lim Sue Ann, Juliet Jacobs
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