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Music (special)

1.
Urban Search and Rescue (2002) as Music
Documentary about the men and women whose job it was to rescue the victims of the September 11 attacks. These firemen, policemen, doctors and nurses from across the country make up the Urban Search and Rescue system. Twenty-Eight USAR teams from 19 different states are employed by the Federal Emerge
2.
Workplace Violence: Danger on the Job (2001) as Music
Examines violent acts committed by employees against fellow employees. The most likely victims are middle-level managers and women. In a suburb of Birmingham, Alabama, three men were gunned down by another man who felt everyone was talking about him -- spreading rumors about him and his sexual orie
3.
Cold Case Files: The Missing and the Dead (2001) as Music
Examines "cold cases" -- homicides and other crimes that remain unsolved or are solved many years after the crime. On November 6, 1989, police discovered the remains of a woman whose skull had been smashed into 97 fragments. A forensic anthropologist pieced the bones together and a forensic artist
4.
Cold Case Files: Forty Years Cold/Blood Trail (2001) as Music
Examines "cold cases" -- homicides and other crimes that go unsolved for many years. "Forty Years Cold" examines the shooting death of police officer Charles Bernoskie in 1958. Investigators found one fingerprint at the scene, but it wasn't until 1999 that police found a match. Robert Zarinsky, in
5.
Bioterrorism (2001) as Music Audio Director
In November 2000, Bill Kurtis and his crew gained access, through the Department of Defense, to a top secret, former Soviet bioweapons lab in Obolensk, Russia, about 60 miles outside of Moscow -- a place once so secret it was not even shown on a map. "Investigative Reports" hired former Soviet scien
6.
Death Penalty on Trial (2001) as Music
Documentary that examines the controversial issue of the death penalty. Within the past few years, more than 90 people have been exonerated and freed from death row in America through DNA technology and the work of legal advocates. This small army of death row alumni bears witness to the mistakes of
7.
Cold Case Files: Frozen in Time/Little Girl Lost (2001) as Music/ Audio Director
Examines "cold cases" -- homicides and other crimes that remain unsolved or are solved many years after the crime. "Frozen in Time" examines the case of Denise Huber. In June 1991, the 23-year-old pulled over to the side of the freeway in Orange County, California, to mend a flat tire -- and disapp
8.
AIDS in America: The Crisis Continues (2001) as Music; Music Director
Many Americans have been deluded into thinking that the AIDS crisis has passed, that the plague of our time is a manageable disease with a cure just around the corner. In reality, almost one million Americans are now infected with HIV, current drug therapies are failing for many, and evidence is mou
9.
Cold Case Files: Silent Witness/Innocence Lost (2001) as Music
Examines "cold cases" -- homicides and other crimes that remain unsolved or are solved many years after the crime. "Silent Witness" examines the 1985 murder of British scientist Helena Greenwood. Greenwood, who had been working on the new forensic technology of DNA profiling, was murdered in the fr
10.
Perfecting Baby: Controlling DNA (2001) as Music
Documentary that examines the choices and guidelines that are needed now that scientists knows more about the human genome. Genetic research offers hope to those with rare genetic diseases, but genetic information could lead to job and insurance discrimination against those with predispositions to s
11.
Generation RX: Reading, Writing and Ritalin (2001) as Music
Today, four million American children begin their school day by taking a small yellow pill, Ritalin, to control their hyperactivity. Since 1990, there has been a 700% increase in the use of the drug. And, a decade after Prozac was introduced, American's love affair with it and other anti-depressants
12.
JonBenet: Anatomy of a Cold Case. (2000) as Music
Documentary that puts the JonBenet Ramsey case under the microscope. Bill Kurtis seeks to discover where the three and a half-year case went wrong. The program talks looks at Boulder police department; the Boulder D.A.; the lead FBI agent on the scene the day JonBenet's body was found; and John and
13.
Planes That Fell to Earth, The (2000) as Music
Documentary that looks at why Boeing 737s fall out of the sky. Investigation after investigation implicates, but never completely declares that a rudder malfunction is to blame. Bill Kurtis examines several overlooked possibilities that could provide critical answers as to why the rudder system can
14.
American Dream, American Nightmare (2000) as Music
A look at the Immigration and Naturalization Service, the largest, fastest growing, most powerful uniformed police force in the United States. The program analyzes Congress's efforts to change the immigration laws that have put the INS in the unenviable position of enforcing shortsighted and poorly
15.
Return to the Killing Fields (2000) as Music
Bill Kurtis travels to Cambodia, which was the scene of the crime of genocide 20 years ago. A review of Pol Pot's master plan for a new Cambodia reveals one of the cruelest social experiments in history. The ideological blend of Stalinism, Maoism and racism promoted the belief that to create a pure
16.
Real Cowboy: Portrait of an American Icon, The (2000) as Music
The general perception of cowboys has been largely framed by what people have seen in the movies and television, or read in novels. Bill Kurtis takes viewers on a 300-year adventure to trace the rich history of the cowboy, from his colorful Spanish origins, to his role in the shaping of the West, to
17.
Rage in the Air (1999) as Music
Documentary about the national air travel system and why passengers are taking their dissatisfaction with flying out on airline personnel in acts of physical violence. Bill Kurtis looks to the airline industry to explain how some of their business practices, such as overbooking and bumping, add to t
18.
Wildlife on the Edge (1999) as Music
Documentary that examines the toll that 20 years of civil war has taken on Uganda's wildlife. The program follows Uganda's wildlife veterinarians to the front lines to save what's left of Uganda's wildlife.
19.
Bringing UFO's Down to Earth (1999) as Music
Host Bill Kurtis travels to Mexico and Brazil to investigate UFO sightings. He interviews a Mexican journalist who believes the sightings are real, and talks with a skeptic who demonstrates how a hoax picture of a UFO can be easily made on a home computer.
20.
Shattered Mind, The (1999) as Music
Documentary that looks at schizophrenia and examines the question of mandatory treatment of the disease.
21.
IRS Horror Stories (1999) as Music
Documentary that examines abuses of power by the IRS. Includes interviews with several IRS employees who describe how the agency has terrorized taxpayers and its own employees. The interviewees were also critical witnesses in a congressional investigation documenting the agency's abuses.
22.
Organ Trade: Life and Death For Sale, The (1999) as Music
Follows the emerging organ market around the world. In the United States, people wait on lists for an organ, but in other countries, such as India, an organ can be bought. Big dollar profits can be made from the organ industry and some predict it could be the crime of the 21st century.
23.
In Search of the Kouprey (1999) as Music
Documentary that follows a biological field expedition into one of the most remote corners of Eastern Cambodia to look for signs of the kouprey, a giant wild ox that is Cambodia's national animal and one of the most elusive mammals on the planet.
24.
Women in Prison (1999) as Music
A look at the growing number of women in American prisons.
25.
For Better or Worse: Same-Sex Marriages (1999) as Music
Bill Kurtis looks at the growing controversy over gay marriages. Gay couples tell their stories and those who feel same-sex marriages should be banned have their say.
26.
Nazis' Secret Killing Squads, The (1999) as Music
Documentary that reveals the Einsatzgruppen, the mobile killing units that accompanied the German army as it invaded the Soviet Union in 1941. The Einsatzgruppen mission was to kill Jews, Communists, Gypsies and other "enemies" of the Third Reich. The story is told through the eyes of Ben Ferencz, t
27.
Cold Case Files 1 (1998) as Music
Examines "cold cases" - homicides and other crimes that go unsolved while innocent persons are wrongfully sentenced. With a combination of timing, persistence and high-tech police work such as DNA and enhanced fingerprinting technology, law enforcers are now able to catch some criminals who have sli
28.
Doctors With X-Ray Vision (1997) as Music
Documentary profiling the men who revolutionized medicine with inventions in medical imaging: ultrasound, CAT scans, etc. Visits the radiology department of a major hospital to show how doctors use these tools today.
29.
Taming the Wild Horses (1997) as Music
Documentary on new, gentler approaches to taming wild horses.
30.
Atoms For Peace (1996) as Music
Documentary exploring the attempts to convert nuclear power from war to peacetime use. Focuses on research at the Argonne National Laboratory outside of Chicago.
31.
Dirty Secrets of Cromwell Street (1996) as Music
Documentary revealing the inside story behind the serial killers Fred and Rosemary West, who murdered West's first wife, a daughter and ten other victims in England.
32.
Expedition Inspiration (1995) as Music
Documentary following Laura Evans of Sun Valley, Idaho, as she (with the help of mountaineer Peter Whittaker) leads sixteen other breast cancer survivors on an expedition to climb Mt. Aconcagua, the highest mountain in the Western Hemisphere.
33.
Sounds of Discovery, The (1995) as Music
Documentary following an international team of scientists as they study sounds of the ocean depths, especially whale communications.
34.
Science of Star Trek, The (1995) as Music
Documentary comparing the technology of the "Star Trek" science fiction universe with current and future scientific advances. Includes interviews with cast members of the various television series, technical advisors and designers for the shows, and scientists.
35.
HUD: America's Slumlord (1994) as Music And Audio Director
Documentary examining corruption and mismanagment at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
36.
In the Footsteps of Dr. Livingstone (1994) as Music
Retraces the historic expedition of Dr. David Livingstone's final expedition in the late 19th century to find the source of the Nile River.
37.
On the Trail of a Killer Virus (1994) as Music
Doctors and scientists search for the cause of several sudden and unexplained deaths in the Four Corners region of New Mexico, eventually discovering that the culprit is a new strain of hantavirus transmitted by tiny deer mice.
38.
Who Killed JFK? On the Trail of the Conspiracies (1992) as Music
A documentary examining the public controversy over President John F. Kennedy's assassination.

Sound (special)

39.
Parole Board: Missouri (2002) as Audio Director
Documentary that looks at how the parole process works in the "Show Me" state. The Missouri probation board consists of seven members appointed by the governor. One or more board members conduct face-to-face interviews with inmates to determine if they should be allowed to serve the remainder of the
40.
Urban Search and Rescue (2002) as Audio Director
Documentary about the men and women whose job it was to rescue the victims of the September 11 attacks. These firemen, policemen, doctors and nurses from across the country make up the Urban Search and Rescue system. Twenty-Eight USAR teams from 19 different states are employed by the Federal Emerge
41.
Portrait of a Terrorist: Mohamed Atta (2002) as Audio Director
Profile of Islamic radical Mohamed Atta, the presumed leader of the September 11th terrorist attacks on the United States.
42.
New York Justice: The Prosecutors (2001) as Audio Director ("Investigative Reports")
Viewers are taken to New York's most extreme borough: Brooklyn. It has the largest population and the highest crime rate: the most violent crimes, the most incidents of domestic violence, the largest incidence of crimes against children, and the most murders. At the center of this battle is the DA's
43.
Workplace Violence: Danger on the Job (2001) as Audio Director
Examines violent acts committed by employees against fellow employees. The most likely victims are middle-level managers and women. In a suburb of Birmingham, Alabama, three men were gunned down by another man who felt everyone was talking about him -- spreading rumors about him and his sexual orie
44.
Criminal Evidence (2001) as Audio Director
Examines the unique world of Dr. Kathy Reichs, where forensic science and crime fiction collide. One of only 55 forensic anthropologists in North America, Dr. Reichs works under contract to the cities of Montreal, Quebec, and Charlotte, North Carolina. In basement morgues she identifies human remain
45.
Border Patrol: America's Gatekeepers (2001) as Audio Director
Documentary examining the perilous, high-tech operations of the U.S. Border Patrol. The force covers the 8,000 miles of the United States border, patrolling by automobile, boat, aircraft, horseback, snowmobile, motorcycle, bicycle and foot.
46.
Behind Bars: Violent Women in Holloway (2001) as Audio Director
Documentary takes viewers inside Europe's biggest women's prison -- HMP Holloway in North London. It is an institution largely closed to the media since a damning report by the Chief Inspector of Prisons in 1995. The report followed years of turmoil at Holloway. When the new prison opened in the mid
47.
Behind Bars: Treatment or Punishment (2001) as Audio Director ("Investigative Reports")
Viewers are taken to the prison at Grendon Underwood in Buckinghamshire, England, to see how it deals with inmates convicted of some of the most violent and serious crimes in the British prison system. It does so in a way that is unique. Every inmate in Grendon is a volunteer. Inmates from other pri
48.
Behind Bars: Riot in New Mexico (2001) as Audio Director
Examines one of the bloodiest riots in American penal history: the prison insurrection that broke out at the Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe on February 1, 1980. It not only cost 34 men their lives, but it also cost the state $200 million. In the aftermath of blame and recrimination, it quick
49.
Behind Bars: Supermax (2001) as Audio Director
Documentary takes viewers inside the maximum security Federal Penitentiary at Marion, Illinois, where inmates are confined for 23-hour days, leading to clashes.
50.
Cadets: Life of a Student Recruit (2001) as Audio Director
A look into the world of college-level military academics in the United States, from their first days a "rooks" through the emotional ring ceremony where they graduate to being Cadets. The program features Norwich University in New Hampshire.
51.
Cold Case Files: The Missing and the Dead (2001) as Audio Director
Examines "cold cases" -- homicides and other crimes that remain unsolved or are solved many years after the crime. On November 6, 1989, police discovered the remains of a woman whose skull had been smashed into 97 fragments. A forensic anthropologist pieced the bones together and a forensic artist
52.
New York Justice: Public Defenders (2001) as Audio Director ("Investigative Reports")
An in-depth look at four New York City public defenders as they fight for the rights of the poor and the powerless. The four public defenders are: Sidney Lester, who has a caseload of some 100 young clients awaiting trial; Kweku Vanderpuye, the son of an African immigrant who has witnessed the murde
53.
Prison Romance (2001) as Audio Director
Documentary that investigates the phenomenon of men and women pursuing romantic relationships, and sometimes getting married, while one of them is behind bars.
54.
New York Justice: Beat Reporters (2001) as Audio Director
Follows journalists from New York City who investigate criminal cases, including "New York Post" crime beat reporter Mark Stamey and WABC Television chief investigative reporter Sarah Wallace. Each case unfolds as the reporters track informants, interview witnesses and try to uncover the truth behin
55.
Behind Bars: Alcatraz (2001) as Audio Director
Documentary examining the history of Alcatraz, one of the most notorious prisons in the world. In the 1930, the United States was in the grip of an unprecedented crime wave; depression, prohibition, violence, lawlessness and the glorification of criminals by the press sent crime figures soaring. In
56.
Nightmare Journeys: Justice Abroad (2001) as Audio Director ("Investigative Reports")
Foreign prisons are examined and what's revealed is what many naive Americans have learned the hard way -- how a sudden encounter with the law could turn a short vacation into a nightmare abroad. Viewers will meet four men who have languished in a Caribbean prison for more than a year without trial.
57.
Life After Death Row (2001) as Audio Director
In recent years, headlines have been filled with stories of men released from death row after being proved factually innocent. But after they win their freedom and the media's lights go off, what happens to these "death row survivors"?
58.
Mission Possible: Shuttle Astronauts (2001) as Audio Director
In May 2000, the space shuttle Atlantis launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida with mission commander Jim Halsell and his Russian-American crew aboard. After 18 months of training and the work of thousands of NASA staff, the construction of the International Space Station 140 miles above
59.
Earthquake! On Shaky Ground (2001) as Audio Director
A look into a study by the U.S. Geological Survey that predicts that at least one 6.7 or greater earthquake -- equal to or greater than the 1989 San Francisco quake -- will strike the San Francisco Bay Region before the year 2030. The program reveals how the latest advancements in computer modeling
60.
Cold Case Files: Silent Witness/Innocence Lost (2001) as Audio Director
Examines "cold cases" -- homicides and other crimes that remain unsolved or are solved many years after the crime. "Silent Witness" examines the 1985 murder of British scientist Helena Greenwood. Greenwood, who had been working on the new forensic technology of DNA profiling, was murdered in the fr
61.
Cold Case Files: Forty Years Cold/Blood Trail (2001) as Audio Director
Examines "cold cases" -- homicides and other crimes that go unsolved for many years. "Forty Years Cold" examines the shooting death of police officer Charles Bernoskie in 1958. Investigators found one fingerprint at the scene, but it wasn't until 1999 that police found a match. Robert Zarinsky, in
62.
Parole Board: New Hampshire (2001) as Audio Director
Documentary that goes inside the New Hampshire State Prison for a look at how the parole process works in the Granite State. The program profiles three inmates as they face the state's parole board: William McCallum, a Yale graduate serving a 3- to 6-year sentence for 65 counts of receiving stolen p
63.
Death Penalty on Trial (2001) as Audio Director
Documentary that examines the controversial issue of the death penalty. Within the past few years, more than 90 people have been exonerated and freed from death row in America through DNA technology and the work of legal advocates. This small army of death row alumni bears witness to the mistakes of
64.
Danger on Our Plates, The (2001) as Audio Director
New York Times reporters look into the rising level of food poisoning and E Coli outbreaks.
65.
FBI Under Fire, The (2001) as Audio Director
Documentary that looks into the controversy surging around the FBI. In the summer of 1999, new revelations about the FBI's actions during the siege of the Branch Davidian compound outside Waco, Texas, made many Americans believe the worst about the FBI. One reason the Waco charges won't go away is b
66.
Generation RX: Reading, Writing and Ritalin (2001) as Audio Director
Today, four million American children begin their school day by taking a small yellow pill, Ritalin, to control their hyperactivity. Since 1990, there has been a 700% increase in the use of the drug. And, a decade after Prozac was introduced, American's love affair with it and other anti-depressants
67.
Parole Board: Louisiana (2001) as Audio Director ("Investigative Reports")
A look at parole in the state with the highest rate of incarceration in the country -- Louisiana, where the Parole Board's decision must be unanimous. Johnny Bryant, 36, is serving 40 years for attempted murder. He carjacked a 28-year-old woman and shot her four times. While in prison, Bryant has e
68.
Parole Board: Montana (2001) as Audio Director
Documentary that looks at how the parole and clemency process works in the Montana State Prison. The program profiles the experience of three inmates as they face the Montana Board of Pardons and Parole: Kenneth Miller, 33, is serving a 180-year sentence for his part in the robbery and homicide of b
69.
Parole Board: Oklahoma (2001) as Audio Director ("Investigative Reports")
Viewers are taken inside two correctional centers for a look at how the parole board of the state of Oklahoma deals with the parole hearings of three inmates. The board makes its recommendation to the governor, who makes the final decision. Aaron Cosar is 36 and is serving a life sentence for murde
70.
Parole Board: New Jersey (2001) as Audio Director ("Investigative Reports")
Documentary that goes behind the bars of the South Woods Correctional Center for a look at the parole process in New Jersey. The program presents the experiences of two inmates as they face the panel. Joseph Incitti, 44, is serving seven years for manslaughter. Thomas Coar, 30, is serving fifteen ye
71.
Parole Board: Kentucky State Reformatory (2001) as Audio Director
Investigative Reports goes inside the Kentucky State Reformatory for another look at how the parole process works in the state of Kentucky. Profiled are Steven Robert Galloway, 36, who is serving a 10-year sentence for shooting his ex-wife in the head the night before they were to appear in family c
72.
Teen Thrill Killers (2001) as Audio Director ("Investigative Reports")
Documentary that examines the issue of teenage murderers whose only motive for killing is the thrill.
73.
Perfecting Baby: Controlling DNA (2001) as Audio Director
Documentary that examines the choices and guidelines that are needed now that scientists knows more about the human genome. Genetic research offers hope to those with rare genetic diseases, but genetic information could lead to job and insurance discrimination against those with predispositions to s
74.
Tracking Storms: The Next Frontier (2001) as Audio Director ("Investigative Reports")
Documentary about the latest advances in technology and computer software used by meteorologists to track storms, in the hopes of saving lives.
75.
Inside the Killer's Mind (2001) as Audio Director
Dr. Dorothy Lewis is a professor of psychiatry at Yale University and New York's Bellevue Hospital, known for her pioneering research on the cause of violence. Her theories about violence are based on human stories and brain research that focuses on head injuries, brain damage and child abuse. The p
76.
Teen Wilderness Camps: Therapy or Punishment? (2001) as Audio Director
Thousands of American teenagers are being sent against their will to remote and dangerous locations -- not by the courts, but by their own parents, who are desperate to change their teenage child's behavior. The program examines Wilderness Therapy, in which teens are forced to live in the wilderness
77.
Cop Counselors (2001) as Audio Director
Exposed to more traumas in a month than the general public experiences in a lifetime, cops have a higher incidence of substance abuse, divorce and suicide. Today across the country, counselors and therapists are speaking out --- it's time to help cops deal with emotional trauma before careers are ru
78.
JonBenet: Anatomy of a Cold Case. (2000) as Audio Director
Documentary that puts the JonBenet Ramsey case under the microscope. Bill Kurtis seeks to discover where the three and a half-year case went wrong. The program talks looks at Boulder police department; the Boulder D.A.; the lead FBI agent on the scene the day JonBenet's body was found; and John and
79.
Real Cowboy: Portrait of an American Icon, The (2000) as Audio Director
The general perception of cowboys has been largely framed by what people have seen in the movies and television, or read in novels. Bill Kurtis takes viewers on a 300-year adventure to trace the rich history of the cowboy, from his colorful Spanish origins, to his role in the shaping of the West, to
80.
Inside Alcoholics Anonymous (2000) as Audio Director
In the first program on Alcoholics Anonymous ever filmed by a producer outside the umbrella of the AA organization, the documentary takes viewers inside AA meetings, as well as the AA General Services Office -- the overseeing body that assists the fellowship worldwide. On-camera interviews with AA "
81.
e-terror (2000) as Audio Director ("Investigative Reports")
A look at security on the Internet. The program visits hackers who know how to exploit software weaknesses; a hacker convicted of cybercrime; a victim of Internet credit card fraud; the national Infrastructure Protection Center, housed at the FBI in Washington DC; and the military's Joint Task Force
82.
Air Traffic Jam: Bumped, Delayed and Grounded (2000) as Audio Director
The nation's air travel system has reached a crisis point. Delays are at an all-time high, and according to experts, the problems are only going to get worse. The program investigates why the nation's airspace has reached capacity, and delves into the chronic finger pointing between the airlines, th
83.
Rampage Killers: Looking For Signs (2000) as Audio Director
Documentary that examines why our society is plagued by apparently random and unpredictable acts of mass murder. The program uses the research of The New York Times reporters to present evidence that there is a common denominator linking many of these killers. Rather than random or spontaneous momen
84.
Playing to Extremes: Kids and Sports (2000) as Audio Director
Documentary about the world of youth sports -- a world in which homework is done in the back seat of a car, where trophies line bookshelves and parents shell out thousands of dollars and hundreds of hours to support their children's "careers."
85.
Stealing Wheels (2000) as Audio Director
Documentary about auto theft. Chop shops, retagging and exportation are the channels of distribution. The easing of border controls in Europe and the opening of markets in Russia and China have given auto theft a boost.
86.
Planes That Fell to Earth, The (2000) as Audio Director
Documentary that looks at why Boeing 737s fall out of the sky. Investigation after investigation implicates, but never completely declares that a rudder malfunction is to blame. Bill Kurtis examines several overlooked possibilities that could provide critical answers as to why the rudder system can
87.
Shadows of Doubt: Vincent Simmons (2000) as Audio Director ("Investigative Reports")
Documentary that searches for the truth behind the accusation, trial and conviction of Vincent Simmons, an inmate at Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola. Vincent Simmons, a 45-year-old African-American, born just miles from the prison, is serving a 100-year sentence for the rape of 14-year-old tw
88.
Blood on the Tracks (2000) as Audio Director
Documentary that tells the tales of those who sought romance and excitement on America's freight trains by living the hobo life, but instead found a haven of crime. From the Civil War to the Great Depression, over 4 million people rode the rails. The program reveals how a group of rail riders known
89.
Parole Board: West Virginia (2000) as Audio Director
Documentary about the parole process at the Huntsville Correctional Center in West Virginia.
90.
Agony of Ecstasy, The (2000) as Audio Director ("Investigative Reports")
Documentary that examines the phenomenon of the drug Ecstasy in American culture -- from its manufacture in clandestine labs in the Netherlands, to its sale in New York City's clubs. With behind-the-scenes access to the U.S. Customs' investigation into Ecstasy, viewers learn about the explosion of t
91.
Campus Insecurity (2000) as Audio Director ("Investigative Reports")
Chronicles the story of Sarah, a former student at the University of Minnesota, who says she was raped by a star football recruit who had a known history of sexual assault. In 1999, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported that from 1993 to 1998, several women had claimed that they were raped, assaulte
92.
Rehab (2000) as Audio Director
In 1958, when young James Allen got the notion that God's love extended even to drug addicts, he began the Addicts Rehabilitation Center (ARC) in the heart of Harlem. Forty-two years later, over 25,000 men, women and children have come through his program. The program follows three recovering addict
93.
Mysterious Dr. Swango, The (2000) as Audio Director ("Investigative Reports")
Documentary about Dr. Michael Swango, currently serving a three and a half year sentence in a Colorado prison on a fraud charge. The FBI is racing against time to collect enough evidence to bring murder charges against him before his release on July 15, 2000. Despite suspicious behavior in medical s
94.
Every Parent's Nightmare (2000) as Audio Director
A comprehensive look at childcare in America. The program introduces parents whose children died at the hands of caregivers.
95.
Young Models: Growing Up Fast (2000) as Audio Director
An inside look at the world of models. They come to New York to become the next Naomi Campbell or Claudia Schiffer, but they are often met with broken dreams and even worse, descend into abuse or addiction. Often, they are pressured by pushy parents, who shuttle them from classes to photo shoots, ho
96.
War on the Range (2000) as Audio Director
Documentary about cattlemen whose livelihood is threatened by renegade American buffalo, who cross the rancher's boundaries.
97.
Medical Mistakes (2000) as Audio Director ("Investigative Reports")
A special report concerning medical mistakes, produced with journalists from "The New York Times." The program reveals why so many Americans die, despite highly trained doctors and nurses, and goes inside the medical profession to break the code of secrecy surrounding medical errors.
98.
Behind the Blue Wall: Police Brutality (2000) as Audio Director ("Investigative Reports")
Documentary about the charges of police brutality brought against the New York City police department, focusing on the case of five officers charged with violating the civil rights of Abner Louima. The program also looks at the killing of African immigrant Amadou Diallo, who was gunned down by four
99.
Teen Gambling (2000) as Audio Director
An inside look at the high-stakes world of teenage gambling. On top of the conventional lures of gambling, the widespread explosion of cyber-casinos and internet gambling sites are opening the doors for kids to gamble right from their own homes. The program includes interviews with six teenage gambl
100.
American Dream, American Nightmare (2000) as Audio Director
A look at the Immigration and Naturalization Service, the largest, fastest growing, most powerful uniformed police force in the United States. The program analyzes Congress's efforts to change the immigration laws that have put the INS in the unenviable position of enforcing shortsighted and poorly
101.
Buyer Beware: Counterfeit Goods (2000) as Audio Director
Documentary about counterfeit designer accessories. Each year, billions of dollars are diverted from legitimate companies as counterfeiters profit from shoddy, even dangerous, goods that are sold to shoppers on the streets of America. The program looks at the efforts of Customs agents trying to guar
102.
900 Women: Inside St. Gabriel's Prison (2000) as Audio Director
A documentary about the lives and struggles of six women in Louisiana's most notorious prison for women: The Louisiana Correctional Institute For Women. Housing 900 of the state's most dangerous women, the program follows six of the women as they try to survive the trials of life in prison as daught
103.
Defectors: Life on the Run (2000) as Audio Director
Documentary that looks at the agonizing decision to defect from one's country. The program features Oleg Gordievsky, a KGB officer who fled to England; Edward Lee Howard, a CIA officer who escaped the FBI and defected to the Soviet Union; Sergi Bokan, another KGB officer who defected to the U.S.; an
104.
SUV Craze, The (2000) as Audio Director
A look into what is behind the mass movement to sport utility vehicles. The marketing experts say at the root of the mass appeal lies a need for self-expression and individuality. SUV sales have soared 65% in the past couple of years, making them cash cows during a lagging auto market. But critics s
105.
Return to the Killing Fields (2000) as Audio Director
Bill Kurtis travels to Cambodia, which was the scene of the crime of genocide 20 years ago. A review of Pol Pot's master plan for a new Cambodia reveals one of the cruelest social experiments in history. The ideological blend of Stalinism, Maoism and racism promoted the belief that to create a pure
106.
Juvies (2000) as Audio Director
A look at the journeys of four young men in and out of Baltimore's Juvenile Justice System. The filmmakers obtained unprecedented access to a world generally closed to the outside. Set primarily in Maryland's Cheltenham Youth Facility -- originally known as The Center for Reformation for Colored Boy
107.
Wild Justice: Bounty Hunters (2000) as Audio Director ("Investigative Reports")
Documentary about bounty hunters, hired guns out to capture fugitives and bring them back any way they can.
108.
Prescription For Murder (2000) as Audio Director
The program employs 1998 forensic tests to reveal one of the worst serial killers in history -- Dr. Harold Shipman, a local doctor in the small town of Hyde, England. Shipman ran a one-man surgery and was admired as an extremely caring and hard-working doctor, but in January 2000, he was convicted o
109.
Friend or Foe: Flight 655 (2000) as Audio Director
On December 21, 1988, 250 passengers on Pan Am Flight 103 from London to New York were killed when their plane exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland. Six months before, 290 Iranian passengers in an Iranian Airbus over the Persian Gulf were shot down by an overzealous crew on the USS Vincennes. The progr
110.
Emergency Services Unit (2000) as Audio Director ("Investigative Reports")
Documentary that focuses on the Emergency Services Unit, New York's elite team of 450 men and women who are a combined rescue and SWAT team. Trained as Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs), they are also qualified in high-angle rope rescue, scuba and a variety of heavy weapons.
111.
Cruise Ship Nightmares (2000) as Audio Director
A look inside the luxury cruise ship industry. The industry is built on dreams of romance and adventure, but it often turns into a nightmare. The New York Times spent more than a year examining the secretive world of the cruise industry, where ships sailing out of U. S. ports are usually registered
112.
Mystery of I-45, The (2000) as Audio Director
Documentary about the 50-mile stretch of Interstate Highway 45, between Houston and Galveston, that has become the scene of a horrific catalogue of mysterious abductions and murders. Since the 1970s, more than 30 girls and young women who have lived or worked near the I-45 have been abducted, sexual
113.
Managing Your HMO (2000) as Audio Director
With managed care now a political issue, host Bill Kurtis talks to both patients and doctors, who are forced to live with a system that maximizes profits, but may sacrifice sound medicine.
114.
Bullied to Death (2000) as Audio Director
Documentary that looks at the pain and loneliness caused by bullying and how children often react destructively, either by turning the rage inward, or by retaliating with lethal violence against their tormenters. The program examines the story of 15-year-old Brian Head who buckled under the pressure
115.
Justice For Joan (2000) as Audio Director
Documentary about a family that continues to fight to have the killer of their sister convicted in criminal court, five years after her brutal murder.
116.
Firestorm (2000) as Audio Director
Documentary about firestorms, highlighting the time frame of a firestorm, as well as the people -- the fire fighters, officials and victims.
117.
Caught in the Net (2000) as Audio Director
Documentary about the Internet and how dangerous the World Wide Web can be when a web user's privacy is violated.
118.
Crimefighters: The World Beat (2000) as Audio Director
A look at the way police departments around the world do their work differently because of religious, political and cultural differences. Police departments in South Africa, Berlin and Rio de Janeiro deal with sting operations, raids, gun battles and ruthless criminals.
119.
Hype and Glory: Sweeps Month (2000) as Audio Director
The program takes a behind-the-scenes look at independent news station KCAL 9 in Los Angeles during the May sweeps ratings race. For twenty days, the cameras follow the news director, the producers, the reporters and the anchors as they try to keep up with the network competition and beat their loca
120.
In the Line of Fire (2000) as Audio Director
Documentary about the anonymous men and women of dignitary protection. The program examines: the special agents assigned to Secretary of State Madeleine Albright; the Israeli dignitary protection unit considered the world's finest, now forced to endure the ultimate humiliation of allowing an assassi
121.
Solitary Confinement (2000) as Audio Director
Documentary that goes deep inside two of the most state-of-the-art "supermax" prisons to examine the effect of intensive isolation in inmates, some as young as 14. Problem inmates are being locked up in isolation cells of 80 square feet for 23 hours a day, seven days a week in high-security Supermax
122.
IRS Horror Stories (1999) as Audio Director
Documentary that examines abuses of power by the IRS. Includes interviews with several IRS employees who describe how the agency has terrorized taxpayers and its own employees. The interviewees were also critical witnesses in a congressional investigation documenting the agency's abuses.
123.
Date Rape Drug, The (1999) as Audio Director
Documentary that tracks down the story of rohypnol and other similar drugs that are prescribed as sleeping pills, but when in the hands of a sex abuser, can put both women and men in danger. Fifteen minutes after being slipped into a drink, the drug renders the victim helpless and vulnerable to assa
124.
Rage in the Air (1999) as Audio Director
Documentary about the national air travel system and why passengers are taking their dissatisfaction with flying out on airline personnel in acts of physical violence. Bill Kurtis looks to the airline industry to explain how some of their business practices, such as overbooking and bumping, add to t
125.
Junkie Next Door: Women and Heroin, The (1999) as Audio Director
Documentary about a controversial community of self-proclaimed "girl junkies" in Santa Cruz, California. They have their own magazine and run a needle exchange for themselves and other users. The program looks at the highs and lows they face on a daily basis.
126.
Intimate Deception (1999) as Audio Director
Explores the crime of bigamy by focusing on three cases.
127.
Talk to Me: Hostage Negotiators of the NYPD (1999) as Audio Director
Documents the work of the NYPD Hostage Negotiation Team.
128.
Shattered Mind, The (1999) as Audio Director
Documentary that looks at schizophrenia and examines the question of mandatory treatment of the disease.
129.
Organ Trade: Life and Death For Sale, The (1999) as Audio Director
Follows the emerging organ market around the world. In the United States, people wait on lists for an organ, but in other countries, such as India, an organ can be bought. Big dollar profits can be made from the organ industry and some predict it could be the crime of the 21st century.
130.
Inside LAX (1999) as Audio Director
A special that follows three days in the life of Los Angeles Airport through the experiences of the people who work there. In part one, a Customer Services Manager at American Airlines is the subject as she carries out her work. Part two follows three paramedics as they work through a 24 hour shift
131.
Stolen Identities (1999) as Audio Director
Examines the complex underworld that is perpetrating the "fastest growing robbery crimes in America," stolen identities.
132.
Test Tube Dads (1999) as Audio Director
Bill Kurtis explores the problems of men who became sperm donors and the secret fathers of thousands of children. Now the children are grown and want to meet their dads, but the fathers fear the financial and emotional consequences of being "discovered."
133.
Wildlife on the Edge (1999) as Audio Director
Documentary that examines the toll that 20 years of civil war has taken on Uganda's wildlife. The program follows Uganda's wildlife veterinarians to the front lines to save what's left of Uganda's wildlife.
134.
Survivor, The (1999) as Audio Director
Documentary exploring the controversy surrounding author Binjamin Wilkomirski, whose book "Fragments" has been called the most moving account of the Holocaust ever written. But in September of 1998, a newspaper declared Wilkomirski a fraud.
135.
To Russia For Love: Mail Order Brides (1999) as Audio Director
Examines the phenomenon of mail order brides -- American men ordering foreign-born brides through catalogues and the internet.
136.
Tabloid! Inside the NY Post (1999) as Audio Director
Documentary that looks at the fast-paced process of producing a daily tabloid, the New York Post. When media mogul Rupert Murdoch bought the Post, he added a hard conservative edge to the historically liberal paper.
137.
For Better or Worse: Same-Sex Marriages (1999) as Audio Director
Bill Kurtis looks at the growing controversy over gay marriages. Gay couples tell their stories and those who feel same-sex marriages should be banned have their say.
138.
Women Warriors: The Making of a Marine (1999) as Audio Director
Thirty-six years after he went through the Marine Corps boot camp, Bill Kurtis returns to Parris Island to discover if women's basic training is really "separate but equal" with that of the men.
139.
Women in Prison (1999) as Audio Director
A look at the growing number of women in American prisons.
140.
Dead Kid Walking (1999) as Audio Director
A documentary that chronicles the last two weeks of the life of Sean Sellers -- the first person in 40 years to be executed for crimes commited at age 16. The program highlights the issues involved in the death penalty and juvenile justice.
141.
Long Arm of the Russian Mob (1999) as Audio Director
Tracks Russian gangsters and their crimes from the streets of Moscow to the United States and Isreal.
142.
Anti-Gay Hate Crimes (1999) as Audio Director
Documentary that seeks to find out why anti-gay sentiment has reached a boiling point in America. It examines anti-gay hate crimes and anti-gay activist groups.
143.
Inside Polygamy (1999) as Audio Director ("Investigative Reports")
Documentary about the closed world of polygamy. The founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints, Joseph Smith, who had 33 wives, called on his followers to embrace polygamy, but in 1890 the church was obliged to renounce the practice as a condition of Utah's statehood.
144.
Earth in the Hot Seat (1999) as Audio Director
Host Bill Kurtis travels the world to bring together the latest evidence about climate change that may have serious consequences for every corner of the globe.
145.
In Search of the Kouprey (1999) as Audio Director; Field Audio
Documentary that follows a biological field expedition into one of the most remote corners of Eastern Cambodia to look for signs of the kouprey, a giant wild ox that is Cambodia's national animal and one of the most elusive mammals on the planet.
146.
Mind Control Murder (1999) as Audio Director
Probes the mysterious death of CIA scientist Frank Olson in 1953. Though a reported suicide, evidence suggests that Olson may have been murdered as part of a secret government drug-testing program and unwittingly ingested LSD that had been slipped into a drink. The program examines forensic evidence
147.
Bringing UFO's Down to Earth (1999) as Audio Director
Host Bill Kurtis travels to Mexico and Brazil to investigate UFO sightings. He interviews a Mexican journalist who believes the sightings are real, and talks with a skeptic who demonstrates how a hoax picture of a UFO can be easily made on a home computer.
148.
Boy Crazy: The Mary Kay Letourneau Story (1999) as Audio Director
Documentary about Mary Kay Letourneau, a 34-year-old Seattle schoolteacher in love with a 13-year-old pupil. In May of 1998 she gave birth to the boy's child. She was also arrested and imprisoned for statutory rape. The story is told by those who have personal insights into the case including Mary K
149.
Teenage Suicide: The Silent Threat (1999) as Audio Director
Documentary that focuses on the early warning signs of teenage suicide. Families share their stories of the pain they have endured as a result of teenage suicide.
150.
Nazis' Secret Killing Squads, The (1999) as Audio Director
Documentary that reveals the Einsatzgruppen, the mobile killing units that accompanied the German army as it invaded the Soviet Union in 1941. The Einsatzgruppen mission was to kill Jews, Communists, Gypsies and other "enemies" of the Third Reich. The story is told through the eyes of Ben Ferencz, t
151.
New Skinheads, The (1999) as Audio Director ("Investigative Reports")
Documentary tells the story of the growing number of racist, anti-Semitic killers in the United States and their dangerous alliances with the K.K.K., Aryan Nations and the White Aryan Resistance.
152.
Cop World (1999) as Audio Director
Documentary that examines some of the most dangerous -- and deadliest -- police beats in the world. Follows police officers at work in various religious, economic, and political climates. Events depicted include undercover sting operations, tactical raids, gun battles, and face-to-face encounters wi
153.
Cruelty Connection, The (1999) as Audio Director
Explores the connection between those who are cruel to animals and those who become serial killers.
154.
Copycat Crimes (1999) as Audio Director
Explores the phenomena of crimes that copy behavior from popular movies.
155.
Firearms Freeway (1998) as Audio Director
Documentary explores why Americans own, sell and traffic in guns.
156.
New Face of Crime, The (1998) as Audio Director
Documentary special that examines the emergence of America's street gangs into organized criminal networks, infiltrating the military, the police and politics.
157.
Peace, Love and Murder: The Ira Einhorn Story (1998) as Audio Director
Examines the case of American '60s guru Ira Einhorn, who allegedly brutally murdered his lover Holly Maddux in September 1977, and then jumped bail to become a fugitive for almost two decades. It wasn't until June 1997 that an international manhunt involving the FBI, CIA, INTERPOL and the French and
158.
Cold Case Files 1 (1998) as Audio Director
Examines "cold cases" - homicides and other crimes that go unsolved while innocent persons are wrongfully sentenced. With a combination of timing, persistence and high-tech police work such as DNA and enhanced fingerprinting technology, law enforcers are now able to catch some criminals who have sli
159.
Murder at Fort Devens (1998) as Audio Director
Documentary probes the unanswered questions surrounding the case of a young Fort Devens, Massachusetts soldier, Elaine Tyree, who was murdered in 1979. Her husband, Green Beret Bill Tyree, was convicted of hiring another soldier to kill Elaine. Both men got life in prison, but in the 1980s, document
160.
Deadly Transactions (1998) as Audio Director
Documentary special that shatters the myth that robbing a bank is a victimless crime.
161.
Transgender Revolution (1998) as Audio Director ("Investigative Reports")
An uncensored portrayal of America's transsexual community. Looks at the movement to combat what is known as gender oppression -- highlighting the nation's transsexual killings and a battle in Congress to include transsexuals in the Federal Hate Crimes Act. Interviews include the founder of the tran
162.
Ted Kennedy: Tragedy, Scandal and Redemption (1998) as Audio Director
Profile of Senator Ted Kennedy.
163.
Case of JonBenet: The Media Vs. The Ramseys, The (1998) as Audio Director
A look into the investigation of who killed young JonBenet Ramsey.
164.
Drugs at the Border (1998) as Audio Director
Examines the U.S. war on drugs, which has shifted from the drug lords of Colombia to the drug lords of Mexico.
165.
Inside Scientology (1998) as Audio Director
An investigation into the conflict between Scientology and the media.
166.
Sexpionage (1997) as Audio Director
Documentary focuses on the story of female civilians recruited by the KGB to entrap foreign diplomats, businessmen and military personnel with sex during throughout the Cold War. Eyewitness accounts are provided by former members of the KGB, former "swallows" (the name for these women) and U.S. Inte
167.
Blood Money: Switzerland's Nazi Gold (1997) as Audio Director
Documentary focuses on the emerging story of Jews, who deposited their family money into Swiss bank accounts during the Holocaust of World War II to protect it from the Nazis. Survivors are still trying to reclaim their wealth 50 years later. A major investigation has been launched to trace possible
168.
Taming the Wild Horses (1997) as Audio Director
Documentary on new, gentler approaches to taming wild horses.
169.
Secret Life of a Serial Killer (1997) as Audio Director
Documentary focuses on serial killer Herbert Baumeister, who led a secret life while his family was away, frequenting gay bars and committing murder.
170.
Secret White House Tapes, The (1997) as Audio Director
Documentary uses private White House recordings, many of which have been locked in the National Archive until now, to reveal how America's modern chief executives meet the challenges of their job. The special eavesdrops on presidents ranging from FDR to Reagan. Film, photos and recollections of insi
171.
Doctors With X-Ray Vision (1997) as Audio Director
Documentary profiling the men who revolutionized medicine with inventions in medical imaging: ultrasound, CAT scans, etc. Visits the radiology department of a major hospital to show how doctors use these tools today.
172.
Untying the Straitjacket (1997) as Audio Director
Special takes an unprecedented look inside the nation's highest-security mental hospitals -- Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Center in New York and Clifton Perkins Hospital in Maryland to see what happens to those who are found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity. Cameras travel through the wards
173.
Inside Heaven's Gate (1997) as Audio Director
Documentary investigates why thirty-nine members of the Heaven's Gate cult committed suicide by lethal ingestion of drugs and alcohol, in a house in San Diego. Examines how the cult, a fusion of Christianity, New Age-ism and science fiction, was established over twenty years ago by two people who ca
174.
Stalking the Stalkers (1997) as Audio Director
Documentary examining the crime of stalking. Takes a behind-the-scenes look at Los Angeles' Stalking Squad. Los Angeles is the only city in the world with a police unit dedicated to tackling the problems with stalkers.
175.
Atoms For Peace (1996) as Audio Director
Documentary exploring the attempts to convert nuclear power from war to peacetime use. Focuses on research at the Argonne National Laboratory outside of Chicago.
176.
Behind Bars (1996) as Audio Director ("Investigative Reports")
Documentary exploring maximum security prisons in America, Hungary, Russia, Israel and China.
177.
Dirty Secrets of Cromwell Street (1996) as Audio Director
Documentary revealing the inside story behind the serial killers Fred and Rosemary West, who murdered West's first wife, a daughter and ten other victims in England.
178.
Sounds of Discovery, The (1995) as Audio Director
Documentary following an international team of scientists as they study sounds of the ocean depths, especially whale communications.
179.
Million Dollar Spy, The (1995) as Audio Director
Documentary profiling Aldrich Ames, who sold American secrets to Russia at the height of the Cold War, resulting in the execution of 10 CIA agents. Includes interviews with Ames and those affected by his actions.
180.
Expedition Inspiration (1995) as Audio Director
Documentary following Laura Evans of Sun Valley, Idaho, as she (with the help of mountaineer Peter Whittaker) leads sixteen other breast cancer survivors on an expedition to climb Mt. Aconcagua, the highest mountain in the Western Hemisphere.
181.
Wife Beaters (1995) as Audio Director ("Investigative Reports")
Examination of the often hidden crime of domestic violence.
182.
In the Footsteps of Dr. Livingstone (1994) as Audio Director
Retraces the historic expedition of Dr. David Livingstone's final expedition in the late 19th century to find the source of the Nile River.
183.
Chappaquiddick (1994) as Audio Director
Documentary examining Senator Edward Kennedy's involvement in the death of Mary Jo Kopechne on Chappaquiddick Island in 1969.
184.
On the Trail of a Killer Virus (1994) as Audio Director
Doctors and scientists search for the cause of several sudden and unexplained deaths in the Four Corners region of New Mexico, eventually discovering that the culprit is a new strain of hantavirus transmitted by tiny deer mice.

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90's Election Special: The Primary, The (1992) as Special Thanks
A behind-the-scenes look at the candidates, the campaigns, and the media as they travel through the early stages of the 1992 election year. Major emphasis is on the March 17 Illinois Primary election.

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