Season 3, Episode 8 Insanity on Trial

First Aired: December 17, 1990

Featured: a docudrama based on the 1881 case of Charles Guiteau (Ron Vawter), who killed President Garfield, claiming that God had instructed him to do it.

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  • Premiered: October 4, 1988
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: This much-honored PBS documentary series explores American history, one topic or person at a time. Its Peabody Award winners include profiles of FDR and Malcolm X, and such diverse topics as Nixon's 1972 trip to China, the controversy surrounding `Citizen… (more)

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