Dominick Dunne's Power, Privilege and Justice, Vol. 1Closed Captioning
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No one knows the dark side of the rich and famous better than Dominick Dunne. The consummate insider as well as an indefatigable crusader, Dunne is the most penetrating chronicler today of the arrogance that leads the rich to believe they are above the law. Dunne now brings his singular perspective to television. A best-selling author and a celebrated columnist for Vanity Fair, Dunne will rivet you with his selection of notorious cases that uncover the lowest depths of high society.
|1||Closed CaptioningVideoBiloxi Confidential||Before Hurricane Katrina, the gangland-style murder of Vincent and Margaret Sherry - a state judge and his politician wife - was the biggest news to hit Biloxi, MS and the Gulf Coast. Detectives soon suspect the involvement of an underground network of criminals known as the Dixie Mafia. But the investigation takes a more surprising turn when rumors surface that the Mayor of Biloxi was involved. Years of intense investigating reveal a million dollar phone scam run by Angola prisoners and its secret ties to Biloxi's most powerful figures.||42:56||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|2||Closed CaptioningVideoOver the Edge||On a May evening in 1998, the seemingly idyllic marriage of a wealthy Lake Tahoe couple, Peter and Rinette Bergna, ended in a tangled crush of metal when their truck crashed through a guardrail and plunged down a mountainside. Peter miraculously escaped serious injury, but Rinette was found crushed to death. While Peter called it a tragic accident, investigators called it a brutal, premeditated crime and spent two and a half years building their case against Bergna, whom they believed was a cunning, cold-blooded killer.||43:04||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|3||Closed CaptioningVideoDeadly Delivery||It looks like a simple robbery gone horribly wrong when Donald and Marsha Levine are found dead inside their Munster, Indiana Mansion. But why then did the "robbers" leave the Levine's only son, Mark, alive? And why was Mark blaming the murder on his shady Uncle Robert? There are skeletons in most family's closets, but investigators soon discover that the Levine's are harboring a whole graveyard full in theirs.||43:13||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|4||Closed CaptioningVideoHouse of Secrets||When Bruce and Darlene Rouse are murdered in their sprawling estate, they leave their entire fortune to their three children - three children who quickly become three suspects. Robin Rouse swears that her brothers Kurt and Billy did it, but police have just as much reason to believe she was the one behind the brutal murders. The sordid saga finally comes to a close when Billy, who's been circling the drain since squandering his entire inheritance on the high life, confesses to the murder after police catch him robbing a bank.||43:44||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|5||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Von Bulow Affair||When Sunny Von Bulow was found comatose in her luxurious Rhode Island summer home, everyone had a pet theory on what happened - including police, who fingered her husband Claus for attempted murder. Fortunately for Claus, pet theories don't stand up in court, and his team of high powered lawyers managed to free him after an epic series of trials and appeals.||43:46||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|6||Closed CaptioningVideoBillionaire of the Run (aka Durst)||Robert Durst is the stunningly wealthy heir to a vast real New York real-estate fortune. What could he possibly have to do with the murder of Morris Black, an elderly Galveston man of modest means? To find out, police will have to untangle a bizarre web of lies, deceit and transvestitism, and track down a fugitive with the means to go anywhere and the propensity to become anyone.||42:59||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|7||Closed CaptioningVideoProgrammed for Murder||Among California's wealthy technocrats, Hans Reiser is one of the most prominent and most brilliant. But when Reiser's ex-wife, Nina disappears, investigators begin are forced to wonder - did Hans use his beautiful mind to plot the perfect crime? Without a body, investigators must play a cat and mouse game with a devious genius who always seems one step ahead of them.||43:40||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|8||Closed CaptioningVideoRobert Blake||It's a Hollywood thriller no screenwriter could dream up when Robert Blake, the star of questions surface about Blake's sordid history, what seems like an open and shut case becomes a lot more complicated. Will authorities to able to tie Blake to the murder? Or will star struck California jurors set free yet another troubled celebrity?||43:43||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|9||Closed CaptioningVideoStrange Bedfellows (aka Kathy Augustine)||When Kathy Augustine, one of the most powerful and cunning political operators in all of Nevada, is murdered in her home, detective wonder if it's her no holds barred style of politics or her unusual personal life? And did her murder have something to do with her 2nd husband's mysterious death years before? An exhaustive investigation will uncover an unbelievable state for lies, deceit and greed that would shock the entire state.||41:14||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|10||Closed CaptioningVideoPhil Spector||It's a classic Hollywood thriller when Lana Clarkson is found shot to death in the mansion of pop-impresario, Phil Spector. With a long history of gun-play and his gun used in the murder, Spector looks guilty as sin, but things in scandalous California aren't always how they seem. Will a star struck jury let Spector off? Or will the "Wall of sound" come crumbling down?||43:44||$1.99||View In iTunes|
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RIP Dominick Dunne. We lost a great journalist and Hollywood bon vivant when Dunne passed....a sad day, indeed.
I loved this show! Dunne's narration of the dramas of the rich and famous, ripped from the headlines, done in documentary style, was riveting, realistic and endlessly fascinating. I would like to see other seasons here on I Tunes...I think that there were several.