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48 Hours

Experience the best in intriguing crime and justice cases that touch on all areas of the human experience, including greed and passion, presented by the award-winning team at CBS News' "48 Hours." The team’s in-depth approach storytelling takes listeners inside the most difficult crime cases and human drama. For 27 seasons, "48 Hours" has developed a rich history of original reporting that has helped exonerate wrongly convicted people, caused cold cases to be reopened and solved, and along the way changed lives.

  • Sunday, July 24th
  • Vengeance in Vegas

    43:02
    A beautiful mom is brutally murdered while her West Point grad husband was at work. Was someone stalking women in Las Vegas? "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates.
  • Sunday, July 17th
  • Dear Savanna

    42:11
    For two decades the FBI couldn’t catch a mother and her child on the run. She speaks out for the first time. Maureen Maher investigates.
  • Death at Soho House

    41:44
    Oscar winner's son, a fashion designer girlfriend -- one is dead. Was it murder? "48 Hours" correspondent Troy Roberts investigates.
  • Sunday, July 10th
  • Bringing a Nation Together

    46:29
    A "48 Hours" special on the aftermath of the deadly police shootings in Dallas -- what will it take for America to heal?
  • Sunday, July 3rd
  • 48 Hours Presents: The Bugs Bunny Defense

    42:03
    Did a cartoon play a part in the death of a California man? "48 Hours" correspondent Richard Schlesinger investigates.
  • Power and Passion

    44:07
    A powerful politician, a forbidden affair -- did he love her to death? "48 Hours" correspondent Richard Schlesinger investigates.
  • Sunday, June 26th
  • Live to Tell: I Remember Everything

    44:58
    Kidnapped at knifepoint, a young woman outsmarts her attacker and shares her harrowing story of survival. Correspondent Maureen Maher reports
  • Sunday, June 19th
  • The Strange Case of Kurt Sonnenfeld

    42:47
    A man wanted in the murder of his wife makes an outrageous claim: the U.S. wants to silence him for what he saw at Ground Zero. "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty investigates.
  • Father and Son

    44:51
    A son fights to prove his father, a doctor, killed his mother, a noted scientist. But will his dad end up in prison? "48 Hours" correspondent Susan Spencer updates the case.
  • Tuesday, June 14th
  • Hannah Graham: Stalked by Evil

    44:17
    "48 Hours" goes inside the investigation of the death of the UVA student, the evidence that links one man to three horrific crimes, and now, his punishment. Susan Spencer reports.
  • Hannah Graham: Deadly Connections

    43:04
    "48 Hours" goes inside the investigation of the death of the UVA student, the evidence that links one man to three horrific crimes, and now, his punishment. Susan Spencer reports.
  • Sunday, June 5th
  • The Doctor's Daughter

    43:55
    Can a daughter's frantic 911 call convict or free her father from charges that he killed his wife? Jim Axelrod investigates.
  • Sunday, May 29th
  • Cal Harris: The Final Verdict

    43:48
    Two convictions overturned, one hung jury and now a fourth trial comes to a close for the wealthy businessman accused of killing his estranged wife. "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty has the latest in the case. 
  • Highway of Tears

    43:06
    A haunted highway -- 18 or more girls and women missing or murdered. Can a new $30 million investigation help find their killers? "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates.
  • Sunday, May 22nd
  • The Spymasters - CIA in the Crosshairs Part 2

    44:22
    All 12 living CIA directors share their passionate disagreements about the agency's past, its current mission, and its future
  • The Spymasters - CIA in the Crosshairs Part 1

    45:46
    All 12 living CIA directors share their passionate disagreements about the agency's past, its current mission, and its future
  • Friday, May 20th
  • EP 3: The Spymasters- CIA in the Crosshairs

    30:33
    Bin Laden was determined to strike the U.S. and the CIA says it told George W. Bush's National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice as early as the spring of 2001 that the threat was imminent. In this podcast co-executive producer and writer Chris Whipple discusses his insights after interviewing all 12 living directors of the CIA and operatives for the documentary. What are the rules on terror for America's Spymasters? Will the next president bring back waterboarding as an enhanced interrogation technique?
  • Monday, May 16th
  • EP 2: The Spymasters: CIA in the Crosshairs. The Keepers of America's Secrets - The Spymasters

    07:33
    We take you inside the inner workings of the CIA through the eyes of all 12 living directors of the agency. The directors talk openly about the controversies they have faced and what it takes to be a master spy. Their introspective and revealing interviews come at a time when issues of national security -- the war on terrorism are at the forefront of the on going race to the White House. The documentary raises key questions: How far should America go to prevent another terrorist attack. What's fair game in an unfair fight?
  • EP 1: The Spymasters: CIA in the Crosshairs. Life and Death Decisions

    08:01
    What are the rules on the war on terror? Will the next president bring back water boarding? How far should the CIA go to protect America? The 12 living directors of the agency talk openly about the tough calls they have had to make, the controversy they have faced, and what it takes to be a master spy. "I found I was making decisions on Life and Death", former Director Leon Panetta says in The Spymasters, "and those decisions are never easy and frankly shouldn't be easy." Director Panetta, a deeply religious man, was faced with having to decide to take out a known terrorist…the problem was he was with his family and children.
  • Sunday, May 15th
  • Death of an Olympian

    44:09
    Olympic hero Dave Laut shot six times -- his wife pulled the trigger. Was it murder or self-defense? In her first TV interview, Jane Laut tells Erin Moriarty she's been hiding a secret.
  • Sunday, May 8th
  • The Soldier's Wife

    44:00
    A young wife shot dead -- her soldier husband pulled the trigger. Was it an accident or was it murder? "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty investigates.
  • Sunday, May 1st
  • Blood in the Sand

    44:06
    Two teenaged girls killed on the same California beach six years apart. DNA on one of the victims leads to two suspects -- one of them worked for the police. "48 Hours" correspondent Richard Schlesinger investigates.
  • Sunday, April 24th
  • Ryan Poston Murder Part 2: Obsessed

    43:54
    A lawyer shot -- his girlfriend admits she pulled the trigger and then dances in a strange police video -- was it self-defense or love gone bad? "48 Hours"' Peter Van Sant investigates.
  • Ryan Poston murder Part 1: Breaking Point

    43:40
    A lawyer shot -- his girlfriend admits she pulled the trigger and then dances in a strange police video -- was it self-defense or love gone bad? "48 Hours"' Peter Van Sant investigates.
  • Sunday, April 17th
  • The Last Confession

    43:58
    More than five decades after the brutal murder of a young woman, will her family see a former priest suspected of killing her face trial? "48 Hours" correspondent Richard Schlesinger investigates.
  • Sunday, April 10th
  • A Mother Accused

    44:10
    In her only interview, a mother convicted of murder by poisoning her son with salt claims it was the hospital's mistake. Is she right? "48 Hours"' Troy Roberts investigates.
  • Sunday, April 3rd
  • What Happened in Apt. 1601?

    42:19
    Three friends walk into a studio apartment, and only two come out alive. At least one of them is a killer, but which one? Richard Schlesinger investigates. "48 Hours" correspondent Richard Schlesinger investigates.
  • Gone

    43:36
    Claiming to be desperate to find the missing mother of his child, a Texas man thinks TV's Dr. Phil can help, but within 48 hours he tells police a much different story - where's the truth? "48 Hours" correspondent Tracy Smith investigates.
  • Sunday, March 20th
  • Eliminating the Threat?

    42:52
    An elite FBI agent shoots his wife after he says she came after him with a knife -- was it self-defense or murder? "48 Hours" correspondent Susan Spencer investigates.
  • Sunday, March 13th
  • Playing by the Rules?

    43:31
    A popular football coach is serving life for killing his pregnant wife -- was evidence hidden that could set him free? "48 Hours" correspondent Richard Schlesinger investigates.
  • Sunday, March 6th
  • Trail of Tears

    44:27
    A couple's mountain hike turns deadly. The girlfriend had a haunting premonition -- did she predict her own murder? "48 Hours'" correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates.
  • Sole Survivor

    42:32
    "48 Hours" Live to Tell: A young girl plays dead to live through a shooting that destroyed her family. She describes her remarkable story of survival. Correspondent Erin Moriarty reports.
  • Sunday, February 28th
  • A Student of Murder

    44:18
    Was the shooting of a Seattle man a random incident of road rage, or was the gunman a self-taught killer intent on finding the perfect moment to kill? "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates.
  • Sunday, February 21st
  • What Did the Children See?

    44:26
    What happens when a former hard-charging prosecutor is prosecuted for his wife's murder in his old courtroom? "48 Hours"' Maureen Maher investigates.
  • Sunday, February 14th
  • Target Justice

    43:20
    A Texas town on edge -- someone was killing prosecutors. Was it a gang hit or could the killer be one of their own? "48 Hours" correspondent Richard Schlesinger investigates.
  • Sunday, January 31st
  • Murder 90210

    43:06
    Will millionaire Robert Durst clear his name in the death of a California friend or end up spending his life in jail? "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty has the next chapter in the bizarre saga.
  • Ryan Ferguson: Wrongfully Convicted

    44:01
    Convicted of murder at 19 -- 14 appeals and 10 years later, he's free. They got it wrong. End of story? Not yet. "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty investigates.
  • Sunday, January 24th
  • 48 Hours Live to Tell: My Name is Victoria

    43:19
    A California woman kidnapped, tortured and left for dead reveals her extraordinary tale of survival and the hunt that led to an "Austin Powers" actor. Correspondent Erin Moriarty reports.
  • A Vision of Murder

    43:19
    A Florida mother of two claims she saw the murder of a friend in a dream. Is she really clairvoyant or is she a killer? "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates.
  • Sunday, January 17th
  • The Verdict

    43:01
    A wife says she shot her husband in self-defense. Police say she’s a killer. Who's correct? "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates.
  • Sunday, January 3rd
  • The Sober Truth

    43:29
    A young woman, an alcoholic, thought she found help and a safe place -- what she found was a killer. Maureen Maher investigates
  • Sunday, December 27th, 2015
  • Love and Death in Alaska Part 2

    41:14
    Is Mechele Linehan a conniving ex-stripper who should be in jail for murder, or was she unfairly targeted by police because of a past life? Susan Spencer investigates.
  • Love and Death in Alaska

    46:25
    Is Mechele Linehan a conniving ex-stripper who should be in jail for murder, or was she unfairly targeted by police because of a past life? Susan Spencer investigates.
  • Sunday, December 20th, 2015
  • Murder in Aspen

    42:54
    Who wanted an Aspen legend dead? Some say anyone who ever met her. Maureen Maher investigates.
  • Sunday, December 13th, 2015
  • The Two Faces of Todd Winkler

    42:45
    A family man accused of killing his wife has a bizarre outburst in court. Is he crazy or calculating? Richard Schlesinger investigates.
  • Sunday, December 6th, 2015
  • Dear Savanna

    42:22
    She eluded the FBI for two decades, but she couldn't outrun her past. In a first-ever interview, a Lee Barnett speaks out to "48 Hours" Maureen Maher about taking her child abroad.
  • Sunday, November 29th, 2015
  • Road to Redemption

    42:15
    Can talking to a killer help one woman heal in the aftermath of the murders of her sister and brother-in-law? Maureen Maher reports.
  • Wednesday, November 25th, 2015
  • 48 Hours Interview: Road to Redemption

    14:11
    Correspondent Maureen Maher talks to Jeanne Bishop about her journey to forgive the killer of her sister and brother-in-law.
  • Thursday, November 19th, 2015
  • 48 Hours Interview: The Accidental Husband

    15:11
    Correspondent Peter Van Sant talks to Dr. Barry Bertolet about the day he heard his sister Toni Henthorn died.
  • Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
  • 48 Hours Interview: The strange case of Kurt Sonnenfeld

    11:57
    Correspondent Erin Moriarty explores the Kurt Sonnenfeld case and talks to one of the investigators, and his defense attorney.
  • Monday, November 16th, 2015
  • "48 Hours": Paris Under Attack

    44:42
    As the world reacts to the attacks in Paris, CBS News reports on the shootings, the aftermath and what's being done to prevent similar incidents worldwide
  • Thursday, November 12th, 2015
  • 48 Hours Interview: F.B.I. Investigators talk about Lee Barnett

    09:13
    48Hours talks to the F.B.I. detectives that investigated Lee Barnett's disappearance.
  • Sunday, November 1st, 2015
  • The Bugs Bunny Defense

    42:23
    Did a cartoon play a part in the death of a California man? "48 Hours"' Richard Schlesinger investigates.
  • The Pact

    43:48
    A 15-year-old boy goes to a dance and never returns. Teen killers keep a secret for 40 years – until one of them cracks. Richard Schlesinger investigates.
  • Thursday, October 29th, 2015
  • 48Hours Interview: The Bugs Bunny Defense

    10:07
    Could the Bugs Bunny defense be an excuse for murder? Correspondent Richard Schlesinger talks to the Los Angeles detectives that are the first to hear this bizarre explanation.
  • Sunday, October 25th, 2015
  • The Hunter: Searching for Kelli Bordeaux

    42:15
    When a young U.S. Army combat medic goes missing, a bounty hunter takes on his biggest case ever. "48 Hours" correspondent Troy Roberts investigates.
  • Wednesday, October 21st, 2015
  • Vengeance in Vegas

    43:04
    A beautiful mom is brutally murdered while her West Point grad husband was at work. Was someone stalking women in Las Vegas? "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates.
  • Tuesday, October 20th, 2015
  • 48Hours Interview: Bounty Hunter David Marshburn on the Kelli Bordeaux case.

    11:38
    In this 48Hours Interview correspondent Troy Roberts talks to the man who helped break the Kelli Bordeaux disappearance and murder case, bounty hunter David Marshburn.
  • Friday, October 16th, 2015
  • 48 Hours "Vengeance in Vegas" Detectives Interview

    16:33
    CBS News correspondent Peter Van Sant talks to two Las Vegas homicide detectives that investigated the murder of Shauna Tiaffay.
  • Sunday, October 11th, 2015
  • Shadow of Death

    43:20
    A couple shot dead in bed. It looked like a hit job. Was it a business deal gone bad or was the enemy closer to home? "48 Hours correspondent Troy Roberts investigates.

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