About the Show
William Shatner takes an in-depth look at what happens when people are tragically or infamously transformed from unknown citizens into household names overnight.
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The People and Their Stories
Mary Kay Letourneau
Daniel Ellsberg strengthened public opposition to the Vietnam War in 1971 when he leaked the Pentagon Papers to the New York Times.
Bernhard Goetz is best known as the "Subway Vigilante" for shooting four teenagers during an attempted mugging in a subway car.
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Jeffrey Wigand recalls what went through his mind when he decided to speak out on 60 Minutes regarding the tobacco industry.
Jeffrey Wigand discusses what his life is like today, both personally and professionally.
Robert O’Donnell’s wife and son recall when he rescued Baby Jessica.
Robert O’Donnell’s family discusses the notes he wrote to them before taking his own life.
Ed Smart, father of Elizabeth Smart, talks about becoming an activist and becoming involved in his community.
Ed Smart recounts what was going through his mind immediately following his daughter Elizabeth’s abduction.
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