A report on the 1990 murders of five college students in Gainesville, Fla., and their impact on the victims' families. In February, Danny Rolling pleaded guilty to the killings. Barbara Walters anchors.
A report "Manson family" members Patricia Krenwinkel and Leslie Van Houten, convicted for their roles in the 1969 Tate-LaBianca murders. Also: Charles Manson is interviewed during the hour. Diane Sawyer reports.
A report on the "Framingham Eight"---women who were imprisoned in Massachusetts for killing the partners who allegedly abused them. The hour addresses the use of "battered-woman syndrome" as a defense. Meredith Vieira reports.
Don Kladstrup reports on the Chicago Tribune's campaign targeting violence against youngsters, which gave front-page coverage to victims under age 15. Examined: the impact of the campaign. Diane Sawyer anchors.
A report on the rise of heroin use. Included are comments from Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler, a former addict, who tells of the narcotic's effect on his life. Also: a Texas woman talks about the drug's impact on her family. Meredith Vieira reports.
A report on assisted suicide includes a Barbara Walters interview with Dr. Jack Kevorkian, acquitted of violating Michigan's law banning the act. Also: comments from Heidi Fernandez, the former fianceé of a terminally ill man whose death Kevorkian assisted.
A report on the 50th anniversary of Paris' liberation from WWII German occupation. The hour recalls the role of Allied forces in the August 25, 1944, occurrence and includes comments from Allied and German soldiers, and French resistance fighters.
A report commemorating the 25th anniversary of Woodstock includes comments from people who participated in the 1969 event; a look at competing festivals scheduled for August; and footage from the film "Woodstock." John Donvan reports.
"Inside the O.J. Simpson Story," an edition focusing on the football Hall of Famer charged with the murders of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman. Included are interviews with some of those involved with the case.
An investigative report on locales where people work "in conditions of slavery or near slavery," according to co-executive producer Betsy West. Included: a look at a carpet factory in India and efforts to end its existing child labor. Don Kladstrup reports.
A report on the mainstreaming of disabled children compares the education of "two little boys, both of them with Down syndrome," says reporter Meredith Vieira, as one attends a "special school" and the other goes to a regular elementary school.
Tom Jarriel reports on Diane and Dennis Nason, an Oregon couple who adopted over 70 children and now face charges including neglect and racketeering. The hour chronicles the Nasons' mission to adopt unwanted children. Anchor: Barbara Walters.
A report on the use of guns for self-defense. The hour investigates cases in Los Angeles, Indianapolis and Colorado Springs, Colo., and considers the increasing number of women learning to use the weapon for protection. Don Kladstrup reports.
An investigation into a 1993 crisis involving hamburger meat tainted by E. coli bacteria, which caused deaths in some states. Included: meat-inspection standards; comments from fast-food restaurant officials. Meredith Vieira reports.
A report on Charlotte Lopez, a former foster child who won a Miss Teen USA contest in August 1993. The hour includes comments from Lopez, who discusses her experiences in foster care and her efforts to raise awareness about the system.
Diane Sawyer revisits the family of the only known surviving sextuplets in America. The hour also looks at the experiences of other families with multiple births. Included are comments from Keith and Becki Dilley, who discuss life with six infants; and a visit with identical quadruplets.
A report on child prodigies includes a young man who graduated college at age 10; a 6-year-old "science whiz"; and a California teen who is studying the effects of Parkinson's disease. Also: comments from parents and a psychologist; and a look at the challenges of educating these children. Meredith Vieira reports.
Meredith Vieira is the correspondent for a report on the origins of the extremist, right-wing group known as the Order. Explored: how the organization's radical and often violent activities in the early 1980s followed an anti-Semitic agenda.