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Hunting Pablo Escobar

Hunting Pablo Escobar

In 1989 Forbes magazine estimated Escobar to be the seventh-richest man in the world with a personal wealth of close to $25 billion, while his MedellĂ­n cartel controlled 80% of the global cocaine market. While seen as an enemy of the United States and Colombian...

6.13

The Ken and Barbie Killers

The Ken and Barbie Killers

Paul Bernado and Karla Homolka were Canadian serial killers who attracted worldwide media attention when they were convicted of raping and murdering teenage girls, including Karla's own sister, Tammy Homolka. These two serial killers are part of a fairly exclusive...

6.22

Behind Bars

Behind Bars

Another chance to see the BAFTA award winning presenter traveling to northern California to visit America's notorious San Quentin State Prison. Built in 1852, San Quentin is one of America's oldest prisons and suffers from chronic overcrowding. Although famous for its...

8.14

How to Kill a Human Being

How to Kill a Human Being

Former Conservative MP Michael Portillo pushes his body to the brink of death in an investigation into the science of execution. As the American Supreme Court examines whether the lethal injection is causing prisoners to die in unnecessary pain, Michael sets out to...

7.39

Charles Manson Then and Now

Charles Manson Then and Now

Charles Manson, (aka Charles Milles Maddox), the self-proclaimed Messiah who presided over a commune-style group known as the Manson Family was convicted in 1971 in California in a trial covering a total of 27 count indictments against he and members of the family for...

6.76

Jack the Ripper

Jack the Ripper

Jack the Ripper is a pseudonym given to an unidentified serial killer active in the largely impoverished districts in and around Whitechapel, London, in late 1888. The name originated in a letter by someone claiming to be the murderer that was disseminated in the...

6.00

Lucky Luciano

Lucky Luciano

He wrote his name in blood on the sidewalks of New York and made himself the Boss of all Bosses. Arriving in America at the age of nine and embarking upon a life of crime at age 14, Charles Lucky Luciano rose through the ranks of the New York Mafia like a pistol shot....

8.07

Bastards of the Party

Bastards of the Party

Raised in the Athens Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, Cle Bone Sloan was four years old when his father died, and 12 when he became a member of the Bloods. Now an inactive member of the notorious gang, Sloan looks back at the history of black gangs in his city and...

7.38

MS13: World's most Dangerous Gang

MS13: World's most Dangerous Gang

The MS13 gang, aka Mara Salvatrucha 13, is one of the most violently dangerous gangs in the United States - and one of the most organized. The MS13 gang has cliques, or factions, located throughout the United States and is unique in that it retains is ties to its El...

6.56

Ross Kemp on Gangs

Ross Kemp on Gangs

Highest murder rate in the world for a country not officially at war. Ross visits Kingston, the most violent area in all of Jamaica, and speaks to gang members there. A study carried out by A. Harriott shows that the homicide rate in Jamaica is four times higher than...

7.10

Twist of Faith

Twist of Faith

There's no easy way to address a highly charged subject like the sexual abuse of young boys by Catholic priests, but with Twist of Faith, director Kirby Dick has taken a straightforward approach, using neither fanfare nor frills to create an unflinching but highly...

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