EVERY SUNDAY Biography

Meet the trailblazers, trendsetters, and architects of change. It’s the remarkable story of real people who made a real impact, from small towns to around the globe.

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December 11, 2022

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Biography

John Dillinger: Public Enemy #1

His name, face, and demeanor came to symbolize the nation's fascination with crime. From a poor, Depression-era hood to the FBI's Public Enemy Number One, we chronicle the life and bloody criminal exploits of John Dillinger, the 1930s bank robber famed for his daring getaways. Filled with archival footage, still photos, interviews with authors, eyewitnesses to Dillinger's robberies and death, and even a woman taken hostage by Dillinger.

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Biography

Pancho Villa: Outlaw Hero

Profile of the controversial Mexican revolutionary who was the only foreign military leader to attack American soil since 1812. Features the story of General John J. Pershing's expedition to capture Villa that ended in failure.

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6:00P

2:00A

Biography

Ernest & Julio Gallo: An American Vintage

Portrait of Ernest and Julio Gallo, the wine masters who ended up running the largest and most successful winery in the world. Discover how the Gallos did business with Chicago gangsters in the 1930s; learn about Joseph, the "unknown" Gallo brother; and, find out how they fought wine snobs to make a product for common people.

11:00A

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Biography

The Kray Twins

A look at the lives of two of England's most infamous criminals, Reginald and Ronald Kray, who became almost synonymous with London's East End--former stomping grounds of Jack the Ripper--during the 1950s and '60s. Born October 24, 1933, 10 minutes apart, they began to inhabit the dark underworld of London at an early age. They ran their own protection racket and committed fraud and blackmail before finally being convicted of two murders in 1966.

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Biography

The Story of Bonnie and Clyde: Love and Death

A fresh look at the Depression-era bank robbers, killers, and lovers. Their uncanny ability to escape police and Bonnie's poetry, published in newspapers, made them popular anti-heroes. Features interviews with Marie Barrow, Clyde's sister, and experts on their lives.

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Biography

The James Gang: Outlaw Brothers

Profile of brothers Jesse and Frank James, who led a gang of killers and thieves who terrorized the Midwest. This documentary debunks the myth that Jesse was a frontier Robin Hood--he stole from anyone and k illed those who got in his way.

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Biography

Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madam

Her Chanel-clad call girls were rumored to service some of the most powerful men in the world. Born to a liberal, hippie family, she was only 27 at the time of her arrest, when the sex and drugs came to a screeching halt. Find out what led her on the road to pandering.

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Biography

Lizzie Borden: A Woman Accused

Did Lizzie Borden really take an axe and give her mother 40 whacks and her father 41? She was acquitted, but controversy still rages over the century-old double murder case. This documentary digs for the facts. Interviews with case historians.