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A durable newsmagazine mixing investigative pieces with human-interest and celebrity features that's ABC's oldest prime-time series despite its notoriously rocky premiere. (Hosts Robert Hughes and Harold Hayes lasted only that one show.)

Premiered: June 6, 1978

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Season 37, Episode 48 Losing It

First Aired: July 25, 2014

A look at the case of Michael Vilkin, who was convicted of first-degree murder after shooting his neighbor, John Upton, with whom he'd been having a dispute over landscaping. Included: interviews with Vilkin, family members, prosecutors and neighbors. Also: politicians who lost their cool under pressure; beauty queens who mishandled pageant questions.

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