American Justice

Season 5 Episode 2

The Sam Sheppard Story

Aired Tuesday 7:00 PM Feb 15, 1996 on A&E
out of 10
User Rating
0 votes

By Users

Write A Review

Episode Summary

The Sam Sheppard Story
In 1954, the fairy-tale life of Dr. Sam Sheppard shattered with the bludgeoning death of his pregnant wife Marilyn. Though Sam claimed a bushy-haired intruder injured him, the doctor was charged with murder. We review the media-frenzied trial that ended in conviction; and the second trial, headed by F. Lee Bailey, that led to acquittal.moreless

Episode Discussion

Join the discussion of this episode Episode Discussion

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

See All Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions Trivia & Quotes