The Crimes that Changed UsSeason 1
This true-crime documentary series blends intimate archival material to delve into the heart of stories that have shaped the American journey.
- 1. Andrea Yates Crimes Changed UsNovember 11, 202043minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishAndrea Yates appears to have the perfect family. However, her fascination with extreme religious ideas and hidden postpartum psychosis leads her to believe Satan is sending messages to drown all five of her children. What follows is a media firestorm.
- 2. Atlanta Olympic BombingNovember 18, 202043minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishAt the 1996 Olympics, a security guard discovers pipe bombs and clears the area to minimize fatalities. Praised as a hero, the FBI then decides he fits the domestic terrorist profile, while the real villain continues his terror campaign.
- 2. Selena: Crimes That Changed UsDecember 9, 202043minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishA Mexican-American singer is on the cusp of international superstardom when one fateful visit to a Texas motel cuts her young life tragically short. Fans clamor for justice as police negotiators stand-off with an unlikely killer.
- 3. McMartin Preschool TrialNovember 25, 202043minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishA California preschool is accused of sexually abusing the children in its care, setting off a statewide panic and sparking a series of catastrophic events that will put an innocent man on trial for the heinous crimes.
- 4. The Menendez BrothersDecember 2, 202043minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishA Hollywood executive and his wife are brutally killed in a wealthy neighborhood, and suspicion falls on their two sons. Charged with the murders, the brothers reveal disturbing family secrets, and the scene is set for one of the most shocking trials.
- 6. Nanny: Crimes That Changed UsDecember 16, 202043minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishLouise Woodward, an 18-year-old au pair from Britain, is accused of murdering eight-month-old Matthew Eappen by violently shaking him. Her trial creates a media firestorm, searing the term "shaken baby syndrome" into America's consciousness.
- 7. Patty HearstDecember 23, 202043minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishIn the seventies' chaos, left wing radicals take heiress Patty Hearst hostage and the media, too. While the FBI focuses their efforts on bank robbery charges, a murder goes unsolved. But the son of the slain Myrna Opsahl holds out for justice.
- 8. Rodney King: Crimes Changed UsDecember 30, 202043minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishIn 1992 Los Angeles, the brutal police beating of Rodney King is caught on video, igniting outrage. When the officers are let off, fury is unleashed. With testimony from LA residents, this is an intimate account of those dark days.
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