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Dan Dowling in Murder at Harvard: American Experience

Murder at Harvard: American Experience

2003 NR

PBS's "American Experience" series turns its probing eyes back on one of America's most shocking murder trials. On November 23, 1849, former Harvard professor Dr. George Parkman disappeared. In time, a Harvard janitor discovered his remains. When word got out that Dr. Parkman was brutally murdered, the entire city of Boston became obsessed with the subsequent trial, in which the main suspect turned out to be a well-liked doctor.