This should probably be called The Pretender x 2 !
Michael Finkel, building a career of respect and admiration as a columnist at the NY Times, crashes out of favor when itï¿½s discovered he fabricated one of his articles. Then, a murderer assumes Michaelï¿½s identity.
948 19-988 August 5, 2006 Two Wigs, A Gun and Murder
Richmond, Virginia, 2004, the neighborhoods decorated for Halloween and Harvest Days. No one would have ever thought that in this quiet little community, on the morning of October 30th, the scariest and most deadly of things could occur.
Harold Dow reports.
941 19-941 July 01, 2006 Secrets From The Grave
Richard Schlesinger reports about a bigger than life Texas man who survives two attempts on his life. Then, when eventually found dead, the circumstances surrounding it are anything but usual
Correspondent Susan Spencer reports on a journalistï¿½s murder.
15 years ago a teen was convicted of murdering his family. Did they get the wrong guy?
A 30 year old murder and at least one investigator not giving up.
Slavery isnï¿½t exactly over. Peter Van Sant reports.
Behind the scenes of a corrupt judge.
A look behind the scenes that might have led to Jacksonï¿½s trial.
Sabrina Aisenberg, just 5 months old, vanishes from her crib. How no one heard or saw anything, is just the beginning of this mystery.
May 26, 2007 Double Episode
A Shot In the Dark ï¿½ Susan Spencer revisits previous report on the murder of a prominent heart surgeon who is shot while in her own home.
Secrets and Lies On Grapevine lake ï¿½ Troy Roberts revisits the death of a lavish living gambler.
Jon Benet Ramseyï¿½s murder is re-evaluated
It was a typical summer in 1993 until a not-so-typical 13 year old boy killed his 4 year old neighbor.
What hasn't been talked about much until 48 Hours brings it right out in the open
A 14-year-old confesses he murdered his kid sister, but the real killer knows it's not true.
March 24, 2007 Double Episode: The Dark Side of Mesa; Deadly Ride
Susan Spencer reports about a family with a dark side that only gets worse when a mother and daughter vanish;
In Deadly Ride, Jane Mixer is a law student with a promising future, snuffed out when she's murdered by who everyone thought was a serial killer. More than 3 decades later, disturbing surprises about the case send shockwaves throughout the investigation and the family. Maureen Maher reports
Itï¿½s 1957 tonight and in Southern California, two young policemen are cut down on the street.
June 17, 2006 Written In Blood
Two young men write a thriller screenplay about murder and cover-up, with twists and turns worthy of true professionals. Peter Van Sant explores the story further to ask the question, ï¿½was this a story written after the crime or as a blueprint to the crime?ï¿½
Hurricane Katrina and her devastation is featured in this 48 Hour Special
The Michael Jackson verdict is analyzed.