Posts Tagged ‘Crime’

Eric Sterling, Barry Lynn

August 29 . 2013

Eric Sterling with the Criminal Justice Policy Foundation talks about easing overcrowding in federal prisons by ordering prosecutors to omit listing quantities of illegal substances in indictments for low-level drug cases, sidestepping federal laws that impose strict mandatory minimum sentences for drug-related offenses. Later Barry Lynn bids farewell to Culture Shocks.

Jeff Guinn

August 15 . 2013

Manson is the most authoritative account ever written of how an ordinary juvenile delinquent named Charles Manson became the notorious murderer whose crimes still shock and horrify us today.

Charles Graeber

August 6 . 2013

The Good Nurse does more than chronicle Charlie Cullen’s deadly career as a serial killer in the deaths of as many as 300 patients, and efforts to stop him; it paints an incredibly vivid portrait of madness and offers a penetrating look inside America’s medical system.

Tony Thompson

August 5 . 2013

Outlaws is Tony Thompson’s compelling, shocking and chilling story of how bikers are born and made, and how and why they die.

Joseph Pistone

July 25 . 2013

Joe Pistone aka “Donnie Brasco”, the former FBI agent who infiltrated the Bonanno crime family is featured in the National Geographic Channel’s Inside the American Mob, a new series that delves into the world of the modern Mafia and how U.S. law enforcement took down the deadly, corrupt and unforgiving crime ring known as the American mob.

Diann Rust-Tierney, Sister Helen Prejean

June 24 . 2013

Will Jodi Arias get the death penalty for the murder of her boyfriend? Which states have dropped the sentence? Diann Rust-Tierney with the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, then Sister Helen Prejean on the 20th anniversary of Dead Man Walking.

Katie Beers, Rayya Elias

May 22 . 2013

Katie Beers was abducted by a family friend, held captive in an underground cell for 17 days and sexually abused. Buried Memories is her story of survival and recovery. Later, Rayya Elias and her family fled the political conflict in their native Syria, settling in Detroit. Harley Loco charts 4 decades of a life lived in the moment, a path from harrowing loss and darkness to a place of peace and redemption.

Sabine Heinlein

April 22 . 2013

What is it like for a convicted murderer who has spent decades behind bars to suddenly find himself released into a world he barely recognizes? Sabine Heinlein followed the everyday lives and emotional struggles of three men convicted of some of the most heinous crimes–as they return to the free world in Among Murderers.

Becca Stevens

April 16 . 2013

In Snake Oil, Becca Stevens tells how the women she began helping fifteen years ago have been the biggest source of her own healing from sexual abuse and her father’s death as a child.

John Barylick, Linda Fisher

February 11 . 2013

Killer Show is John Barylick‘s comprehensive exploration of the chain of events leading up to the Warwick, R.I. fire, and the painstaking search for evidence to hold the guilty to account and obtain justice for the victims.Linda Fisher was at the club the night of the fire and tells us her story of survival.