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American Justice 

Bill Kurtis hosts this documentary series that profiles criminal cases involving high profile murders, serial killers, and organized crime. Each episode culminating with the justice dispensed by the American legal system in each case.
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Bill Kurtis ...  Himself - Host / ... 88 episodes, 1992-2005
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Bill Kurtis hosts this documentary series that profiles criminal cases involving high profile murders, serial killers, and organized crime. Each episode culminating with the justice dispensed by the American legal system in each case.

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USA

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English

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15 September 1992 (USA) See more »

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Citra, Florida, USA

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Towers Productions See more »
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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Straight to the Point
20 December 2012 | by rayleecooperSee all my reviews

This documentary is highly factual and confirms Dr Sam Sheppards innocence. Thank goodness for people who can't accept what is so obvious to some of us, and persist and insist on digging deep for the answers - kudos to Sam Reese Sheppard!

Fantastic watch, keeps you interested all the way through, and leaves you feeling completely satisfied.

Lots of great footage, proof of guilt of the real perpetrator, and in-depth interviews with relevant people. A traumatic end to a prominent family, and an event that affected a large part of the Sheppard family, in such tragic circumstances.

This is a 5***** "Must Watch" for enthusiasts of Forensics and True Crime, and followers of one of the most remembered murder cases in American history.

Profoundly recommended!!!


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