Aftermath with William Shatner

The Biography Channel Premiered Aug 02, 2010 Unknown


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  • Season 2
    • 7/12/11
      Dr. Jeffrey Wigand, a top scientist for a top tobacco company, who became the first insider who blew the whistle on Big Tobacco: what they knew about the deadly addictiveness of nicotine, and how millions of dollars was spent covering that information up.
    • It was the most notorious sex scandal of the 1980s: the arrest of Sydney Biddle Barrows - a blue-blood debutante, a descendant of the Mayflower, a name in the Social Register... and a Madam of a high-priced call girl service.
    • When 33 miners were trapped in a Chilean mine, a desperate call went out to Jeff Hart, asking him to assemble a team to save the men. Hart talks to William Shatner about his nerve-wracking assignment,and his struggle to bring the men to safety.
    • When defense expert Daniel Ellsberg worked on a secret government study in 1969 about the Vietnam War, he realized that American leaders were lying to the public--they knew it was not a winnable war.
    • When 18-month-old "Baby Jessica" fell down an abandoned well in 1987, the world was riveted by the efforts of the rescue team that included fireman Robert O'Donnell.
    • Ed Smart lived every parent's worst nightmare--the abduction of a child. But when Smart's 14-year-old daughter Elizabeth was kidnapped at knifepoint in 2002, the nightmare turned even more horrible when suspicion fell on Smart and his family themselves.
  • Season 1