Crimes of the Century

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This is a show that is seen on CNN. It focuses on major crime events that have taken place over the course of the last century. Many of the crimes that are featured were major occurrences when they took place, and the results of those crimes are still being felt in some cases.

One of the stories that is covered is that of the D.C. Sniper. The details of the attacks are explained as well as the location of where the attacks occurred. It also discusses the assassination of John Lennon. The Andrea Yates trial is also talked about. A famous case that is examined is the Ronald Reagan assassination attempt.

Everything about the crimes is discussed, from those involved to the victims. There is also information released about the outcome of any court dates that the suspects have gone through. Pictures of the suspects are shown during the series.

Sunday 9:00 PM et/pt on CNN
1 Season, 8 Episodes
June 23, 2013
Action & Adventure, Crime, Drama, Kids & Family, History
7.4/10
Cast: Erik Thompson
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Episodes

Crimes of the Century Full Episode Guide

  • For nearly two decades, "Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski terrorized college campuses and those involved with modern technology through a series of bombings.

  • The 1993 siege at the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas, captured America's attention and changed the ATF and the FBI.

  • This episode examines the case of Amanda Knox, an American exchange student living in Italy who was arrested and tried for the murder of her roommate.

  • The 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.

  • The attempted assassination of President Reagan in 1981.

  • Andrea Yates, the woman who drowned her five children, is profiled.

  • Focusing on the assassination of John Lennon.

  • Featuring the 2001 Washington D.C. sniper attack.

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