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Season 12, Episode 1 The Legacy: Murder and Media, Politics and Prisons

First Aired: June 1, 1999

From 1999: “The Legacy: Murder & Media, Politics & Prisons” chronicles the passage of California's “Three Strikes, You're Out” law in interviews with Mike Reynolds, who spearheaded it, and the father of murder victim Polly Klaas, who opposes it. Michael J. Moore is the writer-director.

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  • Premiered: July 5, 1988
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: This acclaimed, long-running documentary series is a showcase for independent films on a wide variety of subjects, from the heartwarming (`Sweet Old Song,' about a 91-year-old musician) to the whimsical (`The Sweetest Sound,' a study of names) to the contr… (more)

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