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Episode List


Season 3

10 Sep. 1993
Bad Cops: Part 1
Investigative Reports examines police corruption in Philadelphia, Boston and Sea Girt, N.J.
17 Sep. 1993
Bad Cops: Part 2
Investigative Reports examines internal affairs where cops investigate other cops.
24 Sep. 1993
Trophy Kill: America's Poacher Wars
Investigative reports looks at efforts by wildlife agents to protect animals from poachers and trophy hunters in national parks.
1 Oct. 1993
Eye of the Storm
Investigative Reports examines the dangers faced by journalists covering stories in war zones like the Persian Gulf, Somalia and the former Yugoslavia.
8 Oct. 1993
Mafia Boss
Investigative Reports examines the life of mob moss Salvatore Riina of Sicily who was caught after twenty-three years as a fugitive.
22 Oct. 1993
The Beirut Bombing
Investigative Reports looks back to October 23, 1983 and the attack on a U.S. Marine base in Beirut where 241 U.S. soldiers were killed.
29 Oct. 1993
Stalkers: Assassins Among Us
Investigative Reports examines several stalker cases including the 1989 murder of Rebecca Schaeffer by Robert Bardo.
26 Nov. 1993
Seven Minutes That Stunned the Navy
Investigative Reports examines the events leading up to the July 3, 1988 attack on an Iranian jetliner by the USS Vincennes which resulted in the deaths of all 290 passengers.
3 Dec. 1993
Out of the Gulf, Into the New Navy
Investigative Reports looks at several incidents involving the Navy including the 1987 attack on the frigate Stark during the Iran-Iraq War and the accidental firing on a Turkish destroyer in 1992 by the carrier Saratoga.
10 Dec. 1993
Dying for Sex
Investigative Reports goes to Thailand to report how prostitution has exacerbated the AIDS crisis.
17 Dec. 1993
New York Law
Investigative Reports looks at New York City's criminal-justice system and examines the plea-bargaining process where sometimes innocent people plead guilty.
7 Jan. 1994
Trial by Television
Investigative Reports examines how media coverage sometimes effects the justice system looking at the cases of vigilante Bernhard Goetz and the 1986 Preppy Murder.
14 Jan. 1994
Anatomy of a War: Part 1
Investigative Reports examines the events leading up to the war in the Persian Gulf.
14 Jan. 1994
Anatomy of a War: Part 2
Investigative Reports examines the war in the Persian Gulf focusing on the ground invasion on Iraqi and the effect on Iraqi citizens.
21 Jan. 1994
Investigative Reports profiles Terry Waite who spent five years in Beirut as a hostage.
4 Feb. 1994
Pirates & Treasure: The Gulf of Thailand Incident
Investigative Reports follows an effort to recover sunken treasure in the Gulf of Thailand including the salvage vessels seizure by the Thai Navy.
25 Feb. 1994
The Hunt for the Red Ripper
Investigative Reports examines the 12-year killing spree of Russian serial killer Andrei Chikatilo.
4 Mar. 1994
Let Her Die
Investigative Reports examines female infanticide in India where expensive dowries and a desire for male children are driving some parents to kill.
11 Mar. 1994
Space Warriors
Investigative Reports looks at what the U.S. military is doing in space.
18 Mar. 1994
Prime Time Violence
Investigative Reports consider whether there is a link between violence on television and violence in the real world.
1 Apr. 1994
The Real Story
Investigative Reports examines the real story behind the film 'In the Name of the Father (1993)' interviewing several people involved in the original IRA terrorism trial.
15 Apr. 1994
M.I.A.: The Long Journey Home
Investigative Reports goes to Vietnam to follow the search for missing U.S. servicemen by American and Vietnamese investigators.
22 Apr. 1994
Jack Anderson: JFK, the Mob and Me
Investigative Reports follows columnist Jack Anderson who argues that organized-crime figures may have been behind the assassination of President Kennedy.
29 Apr. 1994
Suicide Killers
Investigative Reports examines the Tamil Tigers who are fighting for independence from the government of Sri Lanka.
13 May 1994
Thalidomide: The Drug That Came Back
Investigative Reports looks at the increasing use of thalidomide in the world despite its history of association with birth defects.
27 May 1994
Nuclear Airplane
Investigative Reports examines the unsuccessful attempt to develop a nuclear-powered U.S. bomber.
3 Jun. 1994
Naked Washington
Investigative Reports examines how media coverage of the President has intensified and become more personal since the Kennedy Administration.
10 Jun. 1994
Women in Prison
Investigative Reports examines education and child custody issues of women in prison.
24 Jun. 1994
HUD: America's Slumlord
Investigative Reports examines the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development and argues that its public housing efforts have been radically unsuccessful.
15 Jul. 1994
Can We Still Trust NASA?
Investigative Reports examines how the space agency transformed from a miracle-maker in the 1960s to a troubled-organization in the 1980s.
22 Jul. 1994
Investigative Reports examines Senator Edward Kennedy's role in the 1969 car accident that resulted in the death of Mary Jo Kopechne.
5 Aug. 1994
Adoption Vigilantes
Investigative Reports looks at the adoption-rights movement and interviews birth mothers who are searching for their children.
12 Aug. 1994
The Killer and the Candidate
Investigative Reports examines the case of a mentally handicapped Arkansas death-row inmate who was executed when Bill Clinton was running for President.

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