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"The Final Report" (2006) was a documentary series made by National Geographic. It covered a number of historical events that took place between 1970 and the early 2000's. Each episode described a different event including Watergate, the Oklahoma City bombing, the Jonestown mass suicide, and the massacre at the Columbine High School.

National Geographic
1 Season, 13 Episodes
February 9, 2009
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The Final Report Full Episode Guide

  • National Geographic takes a detailed look at the chaos that consumed Los Angeles in spring 1992. The explosion of anger, violence and arson started in South Central Los Angeles, after four white police officers were acquitted in the beating of a black motorist, Rodney King-a beating captured on videotape. "L.A. Riots" details the lasting television images of the riots, how the violence unfolded, examines why many of the residents of South Central were so angry, and looks at Los Angeles Police Department obstacles and mishaps in the face of the growing destruction.

  • National Geographic explores the FBI's eventual success in convicting John Gotti, former boss of the Gambino crime family, and the media's obsession with the "Dapper Don" during his reign of power.

  • April 20, 1999. Littleton, Colorado. Two students go on a murderous rampage at Columbine High School, killing 12 students and one teacher, before committing suicide. Go behind the headlines to see how and why this tragedy unfolded.

  • Pan Am Flight 103 explodes over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing everyone on board. Follow the miniscule pieces of evidence that lead detectives to the African nation of Libya.

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