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Bill Remembers: The Sam Sheppard Murder Case

Bill Kurtis looks back on the murder trial of Dr. Sam Sheppard. Accused of killing his own wife, it was a case that caused an uproarious media sensation and landed Sheppard with a sentence of life in prison. It took a decade before the courts decided to take a second look at this famous case.

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