Sometimes, a crime festers for decades until buried secrets are uncovered and a “cold case” is solved. From NBC News, the most respected organization in broadcast journalism, comes two compelling stories of long-ago killers finally discovered and the detectives, prosecutors, and family members whose relentless pursuit led to the answers.
“Silence in a Small Town,” explores a 20-year-old cold case focused on the disappearance of a shy student from the local high school. Someone inside this small circle of friends suspected the truth, but kept his suspicions quiet for two decades. How would police break the silence to crack this case wide open?
“Hunting the Unicorn,” follows hippie-turned-ax-murderer Ira “The Unicorn” Einhorn in his 25-year quest to evade capture. Through cunning and sheer intelligence, the elusive ‘60s activist avoids authorities throughout Europe, as determined detectives, prosecutors, and ordinary citizens participate in a dramatic game of cat-and-mouse. Yet in the end, will The Unicorn get the best of everyone?