Vanity Fair Confidential
Writers give exclusive insights into extraordinary mysteries ripped from the pages of Vanity Fair. Interlaced with first-person accounts from those involved in the case and dynamic visual elements, each story plays a role in our cultural landscape.
- 1. The Runaway DoctorJanuary 19, 201544minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishDr. Mark Weinberger vanishes and his wife, Michelle Kramer, has no idea where he is. His story is a dark and twisted tale of greed and power that leaves Michelle in tears and an entire town in horror. He is America's most-wanted doctor.
- 2. The Fugitive HeirJanuary 26, 201543minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishA headless torso washes ashore. A mobster's daughter is executed mob-style. A millionaire's young wife vanishes. Some believe that Robert Durst knows exactly what happened to all three victims.
- 3. Prisoner of DenverFebruary 2, 201544minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishLisl Auman is locked in a police car when a cop is gunned down. Still, she is convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison. When Hunter Thompson hears about the case, he and Vanity Fair contributing editor Mark Seal begin to investigate.
- 4. The Lady VanishesFebruary 9, 201544minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishWhen political activist Madalyn Murray O'Hair mysteriously disappears, she'll touch off one of the most-baffling missing persons cases in American history -- a case full of strange clues, false leads and lethal suspects.
- 5. Case of the Vanishing BlondeFebruary 16, 201544minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishA woman is left for dead. When the case goes cold, private investigator Ken Brennan is hired to find out exactly what happened. His investigation uncovers disturbing clues and sets off a hunt for a man who preys on women nationwide.
- 6. The Counterfeit RockefellerFebruary 23, 201544minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishChristophe Rocancourt. Charming, cunning, French and an impostor. When he crosses paths with police investigator George Mueller, they begin a cat-and-mouse game that leaves officials wondering what it will take to stop the Frenchman dead in his tracks.
- 7. Don't Ask, Don't KillMarch 2, 201544minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishAn all-American soldier is found bludgeoned to death. The Army calls it a fight that went too far, but investigators discover a shocking story that starts with a nightclub showgirl and ends with two men behind bars.
- 8. Alter EgoMarch 9, 201544minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishJ. R. Robinson was a master of deceit who led a sinister secret life. He was a con man who called himself the "slave master." No one in his life had any idea just how vicious his crimes were, or how far he would go to cover them up.
- 9. Mad About the BoysMarch 16, 201544minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishWhen Lou Pearlman, the man behind the Backstreet Boys and NSYNC, flees the country, law enforcement officials begin an international manhunt. Vanity Fair special correspondent Bryan Burrough uncovers the dark secrets he’s running from.
- 11. The White House BoysMarch 30, 201544minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishMore than 500 men claim they suffered horrifying beatings and sexual abuse at a Florida reform school for boys. Others vow that students were killed on campus. Investigators uncover a disturbing legacy and unimaginable truths.
- 12. Presumed GuiltyApril 6, 201544minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishTwo men are convicted of abducting and killing 10-year-old Jeanine Nicarico and sentenced to death. Both men maintain their innocence and a race to identify the real killer begins before an execution date is set.
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