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    BTK Confession (2005)

    Dennis Rader’s trial on the 10 counts of first degree murder was set for June 27, 2005. As the date approached with no news of a postponement, speculation erupted about what Rader was up to. It became apparent that he would use that appearence to formally plead guilty, and he did so. The event […]

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    Voices from Within (2015)

    The Voices From Within Project is a new and growing multimedia education initiative that uniquely addresses the epidemic of gun violence directly through the voices of inmates living with the consequences of their choices, and the victims left in their wake. The Voices From Within Project was born inside the walls of Sing Sing […]

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    The Mona Lisa Curse (2008)

    On September 16, even as Lehman Brothers and Merrill Lynch were collapsing, Damien Hirst was setting a new record for sales at auction by an individual artist. His private auction at Sotheby’s netted him $197.8 million. The staggering sums accrued here, particularly against the backdrop of such a massive financial crisis, indicate a new […]

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    The Orlando Shooter: Omar Mateen (2017)

    On June 12, 2016, Omar Mateen walked into Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida and massacred 49 people while wounding an additional 53, in the deadliest attack in American history. Despite pledging himself to the Islamic State, a life-long struggle with his own internal demons and sexual identity may have been the root cause of […]

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    The Craigslist Killer: Richard Beasley (2017)

    Richard Beasley was a conman and serial killer who posed as a preacher and in 2011, posted advertisements on Craigslist to entice men to work with him on his farm. Once on the property, Beasley hunted them down like wild animals, then killed and buried them. In this episode, his daughter Tonya, who lives […]

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    Black Power: Fast Forward (1990)

    Black Power: Fast Forward directed by Peter Cathro is the first documentary made about Black Power in New Zealand. What has Black Power evolved into in 1990? Solely the defiant symbol of the disenfranchised culture of the “Maori warrior come to collect the rent” ? This documentary tracks the lives of three members: Knockers […]

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    The Conspiracy Files: The Trump Dossier (2016)

    The occasional series that does admirable work dismantling rusty conspiracy theories finds a basement full of them in Trump Towers. Donald Trump has stoked paranoia among his more extreme followers, publicly repeating claims that Barack Obama was ineligible to be president because he had faked his birth certificate – the notorious “birther” conspiracy was […]

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    The Conspiracy Files: Putin, The FBI and Donald Trump (2017)

    An ugly and controversial U.S. election campaign got even uglier – and more bizarre – after the election was over. In recent days, Donald Trump has faced a storm of questions about his Russian connections. Meanwhile, the FBI is also taking incoming fire over how it publicly handled the Clinton email affair – while […]

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    High on Crack Street: Lost Lives in Lowell (1995)

    Instead of growing as a boxer, Dickie was descending deeper and deeper into the destructive world of crack cocaine. Although he’d fathered a child, and wanted to do right by his son, Eklund was no longer capable of making good decisions. He was held too tightly in the grip of the poison. Holding on […]

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    Breaking into Prison (2016)

    New talent Livvy Haydock investigates the dramatic rise of contraband inside UK prisons, as she gains access to the criminals smuggling drugs and mobile phones into the HMP – and uncovers the links in the chain, on both sides of the law. antidoteproductions.co.uk

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    Iraq: A Deadly Deception (2017)

    On the evening of 9/11, George W Bush made a vow to the American public – that he would defeat terrorism. Unknown to those listening in shock to the presidential address, the president and his advisers had already begun planning their trajectory into an invasion of Iraq. It was packaged as “holding responsible the […]

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    Nanking (2007)

    Four years before Pearl Harbor, Japan was already on the march in China, grabbing territory in its quest for imperial expansion. After Shanghai fell, Japanese troops set their sights on Nanking, the capital of China at the time. It was just 160 miles up the Yangtze River. The events later known as the rape […]

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    Audrie & Daisy (2016)

    There’s a lot that’s alarming and unsettling about the documentary Audrie & Daisy, but nothing chills the spine quite like the interviews with two of the high-school kids convicted of sexually assaulting their classmate Audrie Pott. Pretty and popular, Pott had been an object of attention for a clique of football players almost from […]

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    Killed by Her Pen Pal Lover (2012)

    Carly Fairhurst, of Hindley, Lancs, was an impressionable teenager who knew the local tearaway when Darren Pilkington was jailed in 2001 for punching and killing a man outside a pub in Wigan. When she heard Pilkington was looking for a prison pen pal she began writing at the age of 15, and hid it […]

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    Five Murders, One Family… One Killer (2012)

    Michael Tranter said the high court battle over the legality of whole-term prison sentences for the worst murder cases had brought his own family tragedy back into sharp focus. Now that it has been declared legal to impose sentences which mean murderers die in prison, Mr Tranter said the same penalty should apply to […]

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    Canada’s Original Vigilante Pedophile Hunter (2017)

    When University of Toronto ethics and anthropology professor Paul Salvatori first reached out to self-described pedophile hunter Justin Payne after reading about him on VICE, his intention was to shoot a documentary on him. Instead, he quickly found himself wanting to participate in Payne’s vigilante investigations. For two years, Payne, 29, has been posing […]

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    Killer Clown: John Wayne Gacy (2015)

    Karen Kuzma–sister of John Wayne Gacy–comes out of the shadows to reveal intimate details of one of the world’s most notorious serial killers. Joined by her daughter, Karen returns to her childhood home in Chicago to disclose formative events in her brother’s life that may have triggered his shocking crimes. In an attempt to […]

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    DC Sniper: John Allen Muhammad (2015)

    One of the D.C. sniper’s ex-wives said Thursday that she has fully healed from the abusive marriage she endured with him, and is helping her children cope with knowing their dad won’t be a part of their lives. Mildred Muhammad, 49, told The Associated Press in a phone interview that she and her three […]

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    Spokane Serial Killer: Robert Yates (2015)

    Robert Yates is a serial killer. From 1996 to 1998, he is known to have murdered at least 13 prostitutes in Spokane, Washington. All of his victims worked on the city’s E. Sprague Avenue, aka “Skid Row.” All of them died of gunshot wounds to the head. Yates is currently on death row at […]

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    Violence, Drugs and Prostitution: The Murder of Kirsty Grabham (2012)

    A heartbroken mother whose daughter Kirsty Grabham was killed by a violent partner says the man responsible now has the blood of her other girl on his hands. Distraught Catherine Bloomfield has revealed how she is suffering double heartache after daughter Hayley Wilkinson drank herself to death after losing her little sister Kirsty Grabham. […]

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    Murdered for a Free Breakfast (2012)

    Joshua Davies, 16, lured Rebecca Aylward, 15, to a secluded wood and then used a rock the size of a rugby ball to smash her skull with at least six brutal blows to the back of the head. Davies then went to a friend’s house where he drank tea and bragged about what he […]