Notorious Killers (6 Disc Gift Pack)
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Disc 1. Jack the Ripper - In the fall of 1888, five prostitutes were
savagely murdered in the poor, Whitechapel area of London. The murderer was
never found. Jack the Ripper occupies a unique place in the history of crime,
and the identity of the killer is still the subject of fantastic speculation.
Journey to the heart of a century-old mystery for a chilling look at the darkest
aspect of humanity.
Disc 2. Bonnie & Clyde - She was a lonely waitress longing for excitement and romance. He was a volatile ex-con who vowed he would never go back to prison. Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow found each other in the slums of Dallas and for two years they led a notorious gang on a murderous crime spree covering five states.
Disc 3. The Boston Strangler - In 1965, Albert DeSalvo confessed to being the Boston Strangler, who had killed 13 women in a year-long rampage that had terrorized the city. But there have always been doubts about the validity of DeSalvo's confession and conviction. WHO WAS THE REAL BOSTON STRANGLER? chronicles the controversy surrounding the case.
Disc 4. Charles Manson - His crimes shocked the nation and paralyzed Los Angeles with fear. In two nights in 1969, Charles Manson and a ragged band of followers rewrote the standards of criminal brutality, killing seven people including actress Sharon Tate in the cruelest ways imaginable. When the killers were finally caught, the nation was introduced to the small, bizarre, excon who was the guru of a ragtag "family."
Disc 5. Ted Bundy - He was a charismatic man who seduced women with
good looks, quick wit and abundant charm. But he was also a tormented soul who
was compelled to kill. In a gruesome four-year span, Bundy became one of the
most feared and prolific serial killers in U.S. history. Even after his
execution, questions remain. Who was he and how many did he kill?
Disc 6. Gary Gilmore - On January 17, 1977, Gary Mark Gilmore was executed by a firing squad in Draper, Utah. The execution ended the life of a man who had killed at least two people and who had spent 18 of his 36 years behind bars for various offenses. He became known as the murderer who fought the justice system to ensure he would be executed quickly.