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Profile of Heidi Fleiss, the madame whose call girls were rumored to service some of the most powerful men in the world.
Documentary profile of actor Charlton Heston. Includes interviews with friends and family.
As technology evolves, UFOs are observed at increasing rates. The program travels to the hot spots of the UFO sighting world, including San Luis Valley, Colorado, where hundreds of sightings have taken place, and southern Arizona, considered "UFO alley." The program also combs through the historical
The Alabama was the Confederacy's most feared ship. Considered ghost-like for its ability to slip into battle undetected and sink its prey, it was sunk by the U.S.S. Kearsage after claiming over 60 wins. Its captain and crew were rescued and spirited to England. Confederate documents and ship record
Profile of Hugh Hefner, publisher of one of the most controversial, groundbreaking magazines in America -- "Playboy." As "Playboy" and its founder head into the new millennium, Hefner looks back on nearly a half-century of unprecedented social change.
Profile of U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell.
The Lost Dutchman Mine, a legend of the Southwest, has never been found -- that is, if it exists at all. In the late 1860s, Jacob Waltz, a German immigrant, claimed to have struck gold in Arizona, but all who accompanied him to the mine mysteriously disappeared. On his deathbed, under which lay 48 p
Profile of retired U.S. Army general H. Norman Schwarzkopf.
Documentary about the most important submarine capture of World War II. British naval officers boarded a damaged German U-Boat where they discovered the key to the Nazi's codes -- Enigma. The program reveals how this little known event in the middle of the Atlantic had a profound effect on World War
Profile of actor Dick Van Dyke.
Profile of broadcaster and adventurer Lowell Thomas, the voice of newsreels and a nightly news broadcast that went on the air for 45 years.
Profile of author Harold Robbins.
Profile of Pat Robertson, the founder of the Christian Broadcasting Network and political leader of conservative Christians.
Profile of former President Gerald Ford. Even though he never sought the office, his performance came at a crucial time in the nation's history. After the scandal of the Nixon years, Ford's open style of government helped to restore the nation's trust in the presidency.
Documentary following two American Jewish families, the Bornsteins of Cleveland and the Nachmans of Baltimore, as they make wrenching decisions to move to Israel to stake their claim to the strife-torn region. Cameras follow family members to witness the tension, distrust, age-old rivalries, the arm
Profile of Colonel Robert McCormick, the publisher behind the early, controversial roots of the "Chicago Tribune" newspaper.
Documentary that traces the legacy of the 1918 influenza outbreak that killed over 40 million people. The program also explores the efforts of the scientific community today as they try to prevent a reoccurrence.
Profile of Hedda Hopper, a woman born Elda Furry who became one of the most influential and controversial icons of Hollywood gossip.
Profile of actor/producer Richard Widmark.
Profile of William S. Paley, the legendary chairman of CBS.
Profile of actor Ernest Borgnine.
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.
Profile of actor/singer/director/producer Dick Powell.
Documentary on the ethnic Albanian refugees who have fled their homes in Kosovo and are living in camps in Macedonia during the Serb/Kosovo conflict.
A look at the growing number of women in American prisons.
A look at alien encounters involving American celebrities.
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
Examines the growing number of homicide victims murdered by members of their own families. Cases include the Freeman brothers, Jeffrey Howorth and Lizzie Borden.
Documentary that explores the world through the eyes of several students and instructors at the San Francisco College of Mortuary Science. The school believes in hands on experience. They have their own student funeral parlor, in which all students must work during their last trimester. The program
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.
A documentary that takes a look at the consequences of gun violence. The program visits Chicago's Cook County Hospital Trauma Unit and rides with members of the Illinois State Police Gang Crimes Unit.
Profile of actor Don Ameche.
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
Biography of Dorothy Dandridge, the first African-American dramatic female movie star.
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.
Profile of Grace Kelly, the Hollywood actor who married the Prince of Monaco.
The program explores the dark side of passion by examining the case of Pamela Smart who seduced her lover, a 15-year-old, into killing her husband.
The story of the Nicholas Brothers, a dance team consisting of brothers Fayard and Harold. The Nicholas Brothers performed for seventy years on Broadway, on international tours and in numerous films. Recounts how the brothers overcame the racism that limited their Hollywood roles, as well as the pai
Biography of actor and director Ron Howard.
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
Four-hour documentary about the Rat Pack -- Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Dean Martin, Peter Lawford and Joey Bishop.
Profile of actress Angie Dickinson.
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.
Biography that chronicles the life of actor Michael Landon.
Profile of Eppie Lederer, also known as advice columnist Ann Landers.
Profile of professional wrestler Mick "Madman" Foley.
Profile of actress Lana Turner, the glamorous movie star who arguable is known more for her scandals -- including affairs with Howard Hughes, Frank Sinatra and Tyrone Power, and the killing of her mobster/boyfriend Johnny Stompanato by Lana's daughter Cheryl.
Biography about actor Nicolas Cage. Includes candid photos, clips and outtakes and interviews with friends, family and colleagues.
Profile of actress Linda Darnell.
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.
Profile of actress Elizabeth Montgomery, who died of colon cancer in 1995.
Profile of actor Spencer Tracy.
Chronicles the life of actor Robert Wagner. Includes family photographs, clips and trailers from his work, and interviews with family and friends.
Profile of actor and activist Tony Randall.
Profile of comedienne/actress Martha Raye.
Profile of actor/director Leonard Nimoy.
Explores the phenomena of crimes that copy behavior from popular movies.
Explores the connection between those who are cruel to animals and those who become serial killers.
Bill Kurtis takes viewers inside America's prisons for a rare look at mothers and grandmothers awaiting execution on death row.
Elton John speaks to Sir David Frost of his troubled childhood, his early musical influences, how he composes, his rocket to fame and his battle with substance abuse.
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
Profile of the late actor Rock Hudson.
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
A behind-the-scenes look at the world of the paparazzi, photographers who fight to gain access to stars, to supply photos to the public.
Examines the events that spawned two trials and a plea bargain in the mysterious death of Julie Post. On the morning of June 4, 1986, Edward Post claims he drew a bath in a hotel room for his wife and then went out for his morning jog. Upon returning to the hotel, Post found his wife unconscious in
Profile of country singer George Jones.
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.
Documentary that examines the lives of four girls who are gang members in Los Angeles. Their stories take viewers into a world filled with abuse, drugs, crime and violence.
Profile of actress Farrah Fawcett.
Biography about Don and Phil Everly -- the musical duo known as the Everly Brothers. The program recounts their rise to fame, their breakup and their reunion upon being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Profile of folk hero Annie Oakley (1860-1926), who gained fame as a star performer with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Highlights include Annie's shooting match with Frank Butler, the man who would become her husband; her adoption by Sitting Bull; her libel suit against William Randolph Hearst; and
Profile of actor Nick Nolte.
Profile of actress Hayley Mills.
A documentary that explores the genesis of the Second Amendment. The program also looks at hunting, one of the oldest customs around and one of the fundamental purposes of the gun, as well as the movement spurred by citizens empowering themselves through guns.
Documentary that travels to Texas to find out through the experiences of children who have been shot how the "gun culture" has effected young people.
Documentary that tells the story of Barbara Stager -- a woman convicted of murdering two husbands.
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.
A behind-the-scenes look at the world of women's professional boxing. Follows two boxers, the undefeated Kathy "the wildcat" Collins and rising star Leah "the kitten" Mellinger, as they prepare for and wage a bout.
Profile of Yugoslav leader Slobodan Milosevic. NATO goes to war to stop the President's ethnic cleansing of Kosovo.
Biography of filmmaker John Ford.
Documentary that looks at the 1993 murder of 20-year-old Bobby Kent by seven of his friends, including his best friend of thirteen years, Marty Puccio, and Bobby's ex-girlfriend. In their confessions to police, they all insisted that Bobby was killed because he was a ruthless bully.
Profile of actor Samuel L. Jackson.
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.
Chronicles the story of the Heinz family. The father overcame bankruptcy to build an international business. The son guided the family company through the Great Depression. The grandson took the business public and brought it to new heights. Through three generations, the Heinz family gave to the ci
Profile of J. Edgar Hoover, the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 1924 until his death in 1972.
Chronicles the life of former First Lady Pat Nixon.
Biography of the Osmond family.
Profile of the American writer John Steinbeck, author of "The Grapes of Wrath," "Of Mice and Men," "East of Eden" and "Cannery Row."
Profile of actress Joan Crawford.
Biography that investigates the life of serial killer John Wayne Gacy.
Documentary that examines the case of the schoolyard shooting in Jonesboro, Arkansas. It is the story of Mitchell Johnson and Andrew Golden who killed four classmates and a teacher and wounded nine other students and a teacher at Westside Middle School in Arkansas on March 24, 1998. At the time Mitc
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.
Profile of WWII pilot James Harold Doolittle.
Profile of war hero turned politician John McCain.
Biography about Susan Sarandon. Includes photos, clips and outtakes and interviews with friends, family and colleagues.
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.
Examines the kidnapping of Frank Sinatra Jr. from Harrah's Casino in Lake Tahoe, Nevada on December 8, 1963. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, FBI director J. Edgar Hoover and Chicago mob boss Sam Giancana all phoned Sinatra Sr. to offer their help. Over the next 53 hours, Frank Sr. took a series
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."
Profile of actress Gene Tierney.
Documentary profile of the late John F. Kennedy Jr. Includes news coverage and in-studio interviews.
Explores the crime of bigamy by focusing on three cases.
Documents the case of Ken Arrasmith, a father who shot and killed Ron and Luella Bingham after the couple was accused of raping his teenage daughter, Cynthia.
Chronicles the life of actor/comedian Tim Conway. Features clips and trailors from TV and films, rare photographs, and interviews with family, friends and colleagues.
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.
Examines the phenomenon of mail order brides -- American men ordering foreign-born brides through catalogues and the internet.
Teenagers speak out about violence, high school, and their thoughts about what triggered the tragedy at Columbine High School.
Profile of actor William Holden.
Examines the 1977 disappearance of Helen Vorhees Brach, heiress to a candy fortune of over $20 million.
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.
Profile of mafia chieftan Joe Bonnano.
Profile of country music artists Naomi Judd and daughter Wynonna.
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.
Profile of the late wrestler Andre the Giant, born Andre Rene Roussimoff in Molien, France. At his prime he stood seven feet five inches and weighed four hundred pounds. He had been stricken with an endocrinological disorder that produces continual growth and shortens life span.
Profile of motivational speaker Tony Robbins.
A documentary that explores how small arms have been intertwined with American history. It also examines the growing number of lawsuits against America's gun manufacturers and the proliferation of cheap firearms.
Tracks Russian gangsters and their crimes from the streets of Moscow to the United States and Isreal.
Profile of George W. Bush, son of former President Bush and the first governor ever to be elected to a second term in the history of Texas.
Lawyer/author Alan Dershowitz leads viewers through three "strange defenses," commenting on their dangers, the reasons why they work and the harm they can cause.
Documentary about the 1991 murder of Laurie Shaw. On the night of December 20, 1991, 16-year-old Laurie Shaw's mother found her lying in a pool of blood with a rope around her neck. Under the rope, a gaping wound spanned from ear to ear. Laurie's last words, "Michelle did it," led to the arrest of L
Documents the case of the Han twins, twins with a mutually destructive relationship. On November 6, 1996 in Irvine, California, Sunny Han was in her bathroom when she heard her roommate, Helen Kim scream. Sunny quickly dialed 911. Moments later, a young man burst in on her, held a gun to her head an
Profile of Bob Barker, the host of the longest running game show in television history, "The Price Is Right."
Documentary special that tells the stories of the most fascinating and significant lives of the last 1000 years as chosen by more than 360 journalists, scholars and political leaders.
A documentary about the Bloomingdales, two brothers who opened a hoop-skirt business on the lower east side of Manhattan which evolved into the glamourous department store.
Profile of psychologist, television personality, and author, Dr. Joyce Brothers.
A double-profile of baseball players/homerun hitters Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa.
Documentary about the murder of Adrianne Jones by David Graham and Diane Zamora, two young lovers from Texas who aspired to careers in the military.
Profile of radio talk show host Dr. Laura Schlessinger. Dr. Laura's no-nonsense philosophy of personal responsibility and self-motivation has won millions of fans and many critics.
Profile of actor Ray Walston.
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
Biography about former basketball player and U.S. Senator Bill Bradley.
Profile of actor Anthony Perkins, who died of AIDS in 1992.
Profile of country music artist Kenny Rogers.
Profile of politician, philanthropist, businessman and patron of the arts Nelson Rockefeller.
Examines the case of Thomas Capano, a powerful, wealthy and well-connected former prosecutor in Wilmington, Delaware, who, on March 16, 1999, was convicted of the murder of his ex-lover, Anne Marie Fahey, a thirty-year-old scheduling secretary for Delaware's governor.
Profile of actress Raquel Welch.
A documentary that takes a look at the National Rifle Association, an organization in combat for gun rights. The program also covers the history of guns in America.
Profile of singer/actress Ethel Merman.
Profile of actress Lesley Ann Warren.
Examines the complex underworld that is perpetrating the "fastest growing robbery crimes in America," stolen identities.
Documentary about boxer Hurricane Carter, whose career came to an end in 1966 when he was arrested and convicted along with acquaintance John Artis for a triple murder that both men denied committing. Their case would become one of the longest and most litigated in U.S. history. The defiant inmate a
Biographical documentary of actress Katharine Hepburn.
Biography of actor Kurt Russell.
Profile of actress Barbara Eden.
Profile of professional wrestler "Stone Cold" Steve Austin.
Documentary that tells the story of Leah Bundy, who was convicted of drug possession and sentenced to 15 years to life in prison despite evidence that pointed to her innocence. Bundy's co-defendant in the case was represented by William Kunstler, whose defense was inept, paving the way for both defe
A look at mothers and daughters on the beauty pageant circuit. Includes interviews with contestants, their parents and pageant directors.
Documentary about the case of Robert Diaz, a hospital worker accused of killing 12 patients by giving them an overdose of the common heart-regulating drug lidocaine. Diaz is on San Quentin's death row for his crimes, but maintains his innocence. New evidence may lead to a new trial.
Profile of Nicolae Ceausescu, Romania's Communist dictator for 24 years. He fell from being a respected leader to being a despised despot. For years, the nation lived under the fear of a secret police. However, in 1989, Ceausescu ordered the army to fire on the people and the army refused. Nicolae
Profile of actress Mary Tyler Moore.
Profile of playwright Neil Simon.
Profile of talk show host and broadcast journalist Geraldo Rivera.
Biographical documentary on actress/singer Annette Funicello.
Profile of actress Susan Hayward, born Edythe Marrener in 1917 in Brooklyn, NY.
Profile of the late country music star Tammy Wynette.
Profile of actor/comedian Ernie Kovacs.
Profile of Steve Rubell, co-owner of the late 1970's nightclub Studio 54.
A profile of three of Hollywood's young stars: Matt Damon, Drew Barrymore and Cameron Diaz.
Profile of country music star Johnny Cash.
Profile of author Ernest Hemingway.
Profile of actor Rex Harrison.
Profile of former professional wrestler turned Governor of Minnesota, Jesse "The Body" Ventura.
Documentary explores why Americans own, sell and traffic in guns.
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
Profile of singer/actress Della Reese.
Profile of actress Angela Lansbury.
A look at the life of Mexican-American entertainer Selena Quintanilla-Perez and the events that led up to her murder.
Profile of news broadcaster Walter Cronkite.
Profile of England's Prince Philip.
Profile of figure skating champion Peggy Fleming.
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
Profile of actress Ann-Margret.
The story of the Nelsons, the real family behind the idealized TV family of "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet," the longest-running family situation comedy in television history.
Profile of Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates.
Profile of actor Gene Hackman.
Profile of director Steven Spielberg.
Profile of actor Montgomery Clift.
Documentary on the life of entertainer Bob Hope.
Profile of actor Burt Reynolds.
Profile of actor Denzel Washington.
Profile of comedian Jonathan Winters.
Examines the case of Lawrencia "Bambi" Bembenek, who did nine years of a life sentence for the murder of her husband's ex-wife before she escaped to Canada. She was captured after three months and extradited back to the United States after 18 months, where her attorney worked out a plea-bargain that
A look into the investigation of who killed young JonBenet Ramsey.
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
Profile of actor William Shatner.
Profile of the late Diana, Princess of Wales, which attempts to tell a complete, rounded and fair picture of her life and works.
Profile of talk show host Jerry Springer.
Profile of actor Cary Grant.
Profile of singer and musician Nat King Cole.
Documentary special that examines the emergence of America's street gangs into organized criminal networks, infiltrating the military, the police and politics.
Profile of actress Greta Garbo.
Profile of actor Gary Cooper.
Documentary that reveals never-before-known facts about the diary of Anne Frank and some of its contents. Features information that points a finger at those responsible for exposing the Frank family's hiding place to the Nazis. Based on a 1998 biography by Melissa Muller, draws attention to five cen
Profile of radio shock jock Don Imus.
Documentary examining the world of outlaw motorcycle gangs. Since 1963, the South Bronx has been home to an outlaw motorcycle gang called the Ching-A-Lings. Originally from Puerto Rico, their numbers swelled to dozens of members until heroin in the 1970s, and gun violence in the '80s reduced their m
Profile of singer/actress Dinah Shore.
Documentary on the life of rock star Mick Jagger.
A look at three cases of murder perpetrated by spouses.
Profile of singer/actress Doris Day.
An investigation into the conflict between Scientology and the media.
Examines the U.S. war on drugs, which has shifted from the drug lords of Colombia to the drug lords of Mexico.
Profile of Queen Elizabeth II of England. Features archival film and pictures going back to the earliest days of Elizabeth's life.
Profile of actress Donna Reed.
Profile of singer Connie Francis.
Profile of Greek heiress Christina Onassis, who died at the age of 37, leaving her entire fortune to her daughter Athina.
Examines the eight-year-old court case brought by parents in Woburn, Massachusetts against the W.R. Grace Company and Beatrice Foods for contaminating the local water supply with toxic chemicals, causing leukemia in at least five children who died from the disease.
Profile of actor Edward Asner.
A look at exterminators who help control the roaches and rats of New York City.
Documentary special that shatters the myth that robbing a bank is a victimless crime.
Profile of daredevil Evel Knievel.
Profile of Anne Frank, the young author of The Diary of a Young Girl, who died of typhus at the Nazi death camp Bergen-Belsan in 1945.
Profile of actress, screenwriter, director and producer Ida Lupino.
Profile of actor George C. Scott.
Documents the capture and trials of the Hillside Stranglers, Kenneth Bianchi and Angelo Buono, who terrorized Los Angeles in 1977 and 1978.
Profile of actor Harrison Ford.
Profile of country music star Hank Williams.
A look at the case of the murders of Colette MacDonald and her two young children on February 17, 1970. Murdered in their home at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Colette's husband, Dr. Jeffrey MacDonald, a physician and member of the elite Green Berets, was also in the house and was beaten, knocked unco
Profile of journalist Helen Thomas.
Profile of fashion designer Halston, whose career skyrocketed through the 1970's when he dressed stars and socialites. Halston died on March 26, 1990 at the age of 57.
Profile of comedian Jerry Seinfeld.
Profile of singer, talk-show host, television producer and media mogul Merv Griffin.
Profile of country music star Barbara Mandrell.
Profile of the late actor Lloyd Bridges. Includes interviews with friends and family.
Profile of actress Loretta Young.
Profile of Senator John Glenn, the first American to orbit earth.
Profile of actor John Wayne.
Profile of former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Examines her life from her unhappy childhood to the death of JFK, to her days with Aristotle Onassis, and her later life as mother, book editor and grandmother, up to her death in 1994.
Profiles of actor Walter Huston, director John Huston and actor Anjelica Huston.
Profile of Pamela Harriman, the English girl who used ambition and feminine wiles to become a celebrated debutante, wartime hostess, international femme fatale, Broadway producer's wife, Washington power broker and ambassador.
Profile of fashion designer Calvin Klein.
Profile of talk show host and comedian Joan Rivers.
Profile of actor and photographer Roddy McDowall, who died of cancer on October 3, 1998.
Profile of television personality Regis Philbin.
Profile of television actors Calista Flockhart, Gillian Anderson and David Spade.
A look at The Centaurs, a group of male strippers from Swansea, Wales. Includes interviews with the strippers, wives, girlfriends and audience members.
Profile of legendary performer and filmmaker Charlie Chaplin.
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
Profile of the one person who was regarded as the individual who most affected the world in 1998 -- President Bill Clinton.
Biographical documentary of Norwegian figure skating star Sonja Henie, who went on to become a Hollywood movie star and pioneer live ice shows.
Biographical documentary of actor Andy Griffith.
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.
Documentary on the life and career of actor Vincent Price, best known for horror film classics such as "House of Wax," "The Fly," and "The Pit and the Pendulum."
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
Biographical documentary of actor Tom Hanks.
Documentary on the murder of the Clutter family of Holcomb, Kansas, on November 15, 1959, by Richard Hickock and Perry Smith, ex-convicts who had planned the murders in prison. Truman Capote transformed the murder into a nonfiction novel entitled "In Cold Blood," creating a new genre in literature a
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
Biographical documentary of actor Alan Alda.
Documentary on the life of Idi Amin, the dictator of Uganda, whose reign of corruption and terror lasted eight years during the 1970s.
Profile of author Truman Capote.
Biographical documentary of heiress to the American Tobacco Company fortune, Doris Duke.
Biographical documentary of actor Sidney Poitier.
Biographical documentary of actor and martial artist Bruce Lee.
Biographical documentary exploring the rise and fall of the Gambino crime family.
Profile of actor James Stewart.
Biographical documentary of actor Sylvester Stallone.
Biographical documentary of business tycoon Donald Trump.
Documentary explores the recent proliferation of Meth labs across the country, particularly in California. As this highly addictive and dangerous drug is gaining in popularity, research indicates that it causes long-term changes in the brain.
Documentary on the life of Julia Child, who found international fame by introducing Americans to the joys of European cuisine.
Biographical documentary of actress Barbara Stanwyck.
Biographical documentary of Katharine Graham, the former publisher of "The Washington Post."
Profile of Mahatma Gandhi, the charismatic Indian leader, who inspired millions with his messages of truth, non-violence and non-cooperation with injustice.
Biographical documentary of actress Audrey Hepburn.
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
Special examines four reported sightings of UFOs in England, Belgium, Canada and Southwestern Michigan. These sightings were considered by experts to supply some of the best evidence of possible extraterrestrial spacecraft. After the stories are told, disbelievers present their version of what witne
Biographical documentary of sex therapist, writer and broadcaster Dr. Ruth Westheimer.
Biographical documentary of entertainer Wayne Newton.
Biographical documentary of actress and singer Judy Garland. Includes over 40 original interviews, never-before-seen film footage, photographs of Garland throughout her career and her performances of more than 20 American standards.
Biographical documentary of actor Henry Fonda.
Biographical documentary of country music star Tanya Tucker.
Biographical documentary of record producer and musician Quincy Jones.
Profile of actress Joan Collins.
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
Profile of actress Jane Russell.
Documentary on the life of Edward R Murrow, the man who covered WWII on the radio and returned home to help re-invent journalism on television.
Profile of actress Mia Farrow, from her privileged childhood as the daughter of movie star Maureen O'Sullivan and director John Farrow, to her scandalous relationship with actor/director Woody Allen.
Profile of Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas.
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
Documentary focuses on serial killer Herbert Baumeister, who led a secret life while his family was away, frequenting gay bars and committing murder.
Biographical documentary of actress Sophia Loren.
Biographical documentary of entertainer and talk show host Kathie Lee Gifford.
Biographical documentary of comedian Roseanne.
Documentary exploring the pros and cons of government-sponsored lotteries.
Documentary exploring the erotic text of the Kama Sutra, which was compiled by a Hindu high priest and includes explicit instructions for lovemaking.
Biographical documentary of actress Carmen Miranda.
Biographical documentary of comedian Richard Pryor.
Biographical documentary of actor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Biographical documentary of entertainer and founder of St. Jude hospital, Danny Thomas.
Biographical documentary of broadcaster Arthur Godfrey.
Biographical documentary of singer and actress Alice Faye.
Biographical documentary of comedian and actor Tim Allen.
Documentary exploring maximum security prisons in America, Hungary, Russia, Israel and China.
Biographical documentary of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer.
Biographical documentary of fictional character Zorro, chronicling the creation of this mysterious hero in pulp fiction books to his many incarnations in movies, comic books and television.
Documentary exploring Vincent Foster's death. Foster was a close associate of President Clinton whose untimely death in 1993 has raised many questions and conspiracy theories.
Biographical documentary of comedian, actor and TV/radio personality Jack Benny.
Biographical documentary of actor, producer and director Michael Douglas.
Biographical documentary of America's most decorated World War II hero, Audie Murphy.
Biographical documentary of actress Marilyn Monroe.
Documentary provides a close-up look at a week in the activities of the L.A. County Coroner's office.
Biographical documentary of the late journalist David Brinkley.
Biographical documentary of actor Edward G. Robinson.
Biographical documentary of Eva Peron, the legendary First Lady of Argentina.
Documentary exploring the work of the New York State Special Offenders Unit's parole officers as they conduct curfew visits, bust violators and shake down their parolees.
Biographical documentary of syndicated radio show host Howard Stern.
Biographical documentary of actor Jim Carrey.
Biographical documentary of comedienne and actress Carol Burnett.
Biographical documentary of actor Peter Lorre.
Biographical documentary of actress Jean Harlow.
Biographical documentary of comedian/actor Jerry Lewis.
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.
Biographical documentary of actress Jamie Lee Curtis.
Profile of Roy Rogers -- singing cowboy, star of 91 films and over 100 television shows, and successful entrepreneur.
Documentary profile of dancer/singer/actor Sammy Davis, Jr.
Profile of the life and career of entertainer and actress Debbie Reynolds.
Documentary profile of Attila the Hun, a fifth-century warrior who helped unite the Hun kingdom by ruthlessly looting and pillaging across what is now Europe.
Documentary profile of Genghis Khan, the Mongol conqueror of the late 12th and early 13th centuries.
Documentary profile of movie star Betty Grable -- from her rise to success in the 1940s to later family difficulties. Includes interviews with friends and biographers.
Biographical documentary of gangster Al Capone.
Biographical documentary of silent film star and comedy pioneer Buster Keaton.
Documentary profile of actor Mickey Rooney -- his rise to stardom as a young screen actor, his various marriages and his return to fame on the stage. Includes interviews with Rooney, friends and biographers.
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.
Biographical documentary of comic strip artist Charles M. Schulz, creator of "Peanuts."
Four-part examination of the news media and its impact on American life. Included in each of the parts: an examination of the superstar anchor system, a profile of CNN and its founder Ted Turner, a look at talkshow hosts who dominate the airwaves and influence the political opinions of millions, and
Biographical documentary of actor Paul Newman. Includes film and television clips, newsreels, behind-the-scenes materials, auto-racing shots and interviews.
Profile of the life and career of singer/entertainer/actor Dean Martin.
Documentary looking inside one of America's busiest emergency rooms, at New York's Kings County (Brooklyn) Hospital. The program follows doctors and nurses on the overnight shift as they rush to save victims of crime and drug overdoses, and handle other life-or-death cases.
Profile of the life and career of entertainer and television personality Liberace.
Documentary profile of the stars and creators of "The Howdy Doody Show," the children's television series that entertained kids for thirteen years beginning in 1947. Includes clips and anecdotes.
Documentary profile of country western star Loretta Lynn, tracing her rags-to-riches life. Includes interviews with peers and celebrity fans.
Examination of the often hidden crime of domestic violence.
Documentary profile of Walter Winchell, the controversial gossip columnist and broadcaster who wielded great personal and political power from the 1930s through the 1950s.
Documentary profile of football star, successful actor and accused murderer O.J. Simpson. Includes interviews and archival material.
Documentary profile of the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes. Includes footage of a rare 1928 interview with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, author of the Sherlock Holmes stories.
Documentary profiling the life of real estate and hotel magnate Leona Helmsley who landed in jail at age 72 after a headline-grabbing tax evasion trial.
Profile of Gene Roddenberry and his creation of the "Star Trek" series -- through interviews with friends and colleagues.
Documentary profile of "The Queen of Disco," Donna Summer, born Adrian Donna Gaines. Includes interviews with family and friends.
Profile of Jayne Mansfield, Hollywood starlet of the 1950's. Includes interviews with her ex-husbands and co-stars.
Profile of four-time Alabama governor George Wallace -- who rose to national fame on a platform of racial segregation and states' rights, until he was paralyzed in 1972 by a would-be assassin's bullet.
Profile of Steve Allen -- pioneer of late-night television, songwriter, actor, and author.
Documentary examining the life and career of actor Humphrey Bogart.
Profile of actress Bette Davis, through clips from her most memorable films and interviews with friends.
Two-part documentary on the 1912 sinking of the passenger liner "Titanic" -- through photos, films, diaries, and interviews with survivors and experts -- and the aftermath of the disaster.
Documentary examining Senator Edward Kennedy's involvement in the death of Mary Jo Kopechne on Chappaquiddick Island in 1969.
Special telling the story of fireworks, from their origins in China to the spectacular displays of today.
Profile of show business legend W.C. (William Claude) Fields -- through clips of his funniest performances and interviews with those who knew and worked with him.
Documentary on the life of singing cowboy-actor-businessman Gene Autry.
Behind-the-scenes documentary on how the justice system deals with the sheer volume of criminal cases each day in New York City, specifically the process of plea bargaining.
An investigative report examining alleged widespread sexual abuse of children committed by some American Catholic priests and revealing the Church's usual strategem for dealing with this problem -- denial and avoidance.
Examination of the war between wildlife agents and poachers.
A documentary about the still-evolving relationships between humans, animals and plants. Makes us of special effects and new film techniques to zoom in on human beings from a new perspective -- that of the animals that share the earth with us.
Documentary about the 1964 murder of three young civil rights workers in Mississippi.
A documentary focusing on the 40-year history of American political advertising.
A documentary presenting new information on the 1972 Watergate break-in.
A documentary concerning the activities of the Mafia in Italy and the efforts of state officials to destroy the criminal organization.
A documentary concerning the relationship between emotion and health.
A special about the April 1992 Los Angeles riots.
Documentary about the 1964 murder of three young civil rights workers in Mississippi.
A documentary concerning the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy in June 5, 1968 on the evening of his victory in the California Democratic primary. Presents evidence and critical discrepancies showing that Sirhan Sirhan, convicted of the murder, may not really be the assassin.
A documentary examining the public controversy over President John F. Kennedy's assassination.
A documentary examining the origins of violence in American society, from the role of guns in the days of the American Revolution through today's street violence, and violence as portrayed in the media. Explores efforts to control violence, from education to prisons to gun control.
A special chronicling the life of Ronald Reagan, from his early days as a sportscaster in Illinois, through his years in Hollywood, up to his administrations as governor of California and as president. Included are interviews with his daughter Maureen Reagan and authorized Reagan biographer Lou Cann
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