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American Experience

This much-honored PBS documentary series explores American history, one topic or person at a time.

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Thu., February 11, 2016
2:30 am
(60 minutes)

American Experience  

The Leopold and Loeb case is recalled. In 1924, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb murdered a 14-year-old boy in an attempt to prove that they could get away with it. They didn't; and the trial that followed set off a national debate about morality and capital punishment.

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Thu., February 11, 2016
2:30 am
(60 minutes)

American Experience  

The Leopold and Loeb case is recalled. In 1924, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb murdered a 14-year-old boy in an attempt to prove that they could get away with it. They didn't; and the trial that followed set off a national debate about morality and capital punishment.

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Fri., February 12, 2016
5:00 am
(60 minutes)

American Experience  

The Leopold and Loeb case is recalled. In 1924, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb murdered a 14-year-old boy in an attempt to prove that they could get away with it. They didn't; and the trial that followed set off a national debate about morality and capital punishment.