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Sometimes the most famous in our country's history are those who've crossed the line of justice and made a name for themselves on the wrong side of the law. The following FREE videos help tell their stories and the history of crime in America.
Bad Guys in History
Lee Harvey Oswald
The Warren Report, named after Chief Justice Earl Warren, was the official government investigation into the Kennedy assasination. This CBS presentation highlights the official findings and adds interviews and recreations...
Scarface Al Capone
Alphonse Gabriel "Al" Capone was an American gangster who led a crime syndicate dedicated to smuggling and bootlegging of liquor and other illegal activities during the Prohibition Era of the 1920s and 1930s.
This film from the 1950s presents the world of counterfeiting as it existed then. The printing proceses and techniques necessary for distribution are explored with informative and dramatized sequences.
Two Centuries of Criminal Justice
Reviews the history of the criminal justice system in the United States from the nation's inception through the 1960's. Criminal justice reforms, particularly those regarding the rights of the criminal defendant are...
History of the Federal Court Goverance
This program highlights the turning points in the development of federal judicial administration and covers the Judiciary Act of 1789 through the creation of the Judiciary.