Josef Mengele: Medical Madman of Auschwitz
Recalling the Nazi "Angel of Death," Josef Mengele (1911-1979?), who was accidentally released by the Allies after the liberation of Auschwitz in 1945, and later charged with war crimes for conducting medical experiments on death-camp inmates. Host: Jack Perkins.
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- Premiered: February 16, 1987
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: A popular documentary series profiling an eclectic range of notables, with each episode focusing on one figure. Based on a half-hour syndicated program that ran from 1961-64 and in 1979, the concept was successfully revived as an hourlong show with Peter G… (more)