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  • IN THEIR OWN WORDS

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In Their Own Words created by Emmy and Peabody Award-winner Tom Jennings is a ground-breaking documentary series in which people involved with extraordinary events tell their stories through recordings made at the time. The stories are told moment by moment, in first person, in real time. No narrator. No talking heads. In Their Own Words is the closest thing to being an eyewitness, thanks to first-hand storytelling with no filters.

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  • In Their Own Words: Bernie Madoff
  • In Their Own Words: Deep Water Horizon
    In Their Own Words: Deepwater Horizon presents the harrowing story of how a crew of oil rig workers escaped a massive oil rig fire in the Gulf of Mexico. This program combines never-before-broadcast recordings with rare archival footage, photos and interpretive re-enactments to tell the story of how a sudden explosion left 126 men and women racing to survive.
  • In Their Own Words: Narco Wars
    In Their Own Words: Narcos presents the inside-story of how DEA agents and the Colombian National Police brought down the most vicious drug cartel in the world. This program combines never-before-broadcast recordings with rare archival footage, photos and interpretive re-enactments to tell the story of how Pablo Escobar's massive billion-dollar drug empire was taken out.
  • In Their Own Words: Bernie Madoff In His Own Words
    Ten years after Bernie Madoff's arrest, In Their Own Words: Bernie Madoff presents the story of the largest financial fraud in history, as told by those who were there: victims, employees, family members, FBI agents, and Madoff himself. This program pairs archival news footage, rare photographs and exclusive audio recordings with interpretive re-enactments to tell the story of Madoff's massive $65 billion Ponzi scheme.
  • In Their Own Words: Narco Wars In Their Own Words
    In Their Own Words: Narcos presents the inside-story of how DEA agents and the Colombian National Police brought down the most vicious drug cartel in the world. This program combines never-before-broadcast recordings with rare archival footage, photos and interpretive re-enactments to tell the story of how Pablo Escobar's massive billion-dollar drug empire was taken out.
  • In Their Own Words: Deep Water Horizon In Their Own Words
    In Their Own Words: Deepwater Horizon presents the harrowing story of how a crew of oil rig workers escaped a massive oil rig fire in the Gulf of Mexico. This program combines never-before-broadcast recordings with rare archival footage, photos and interpretive re-enactments to tell the story of how a sudden explosion left 126 men and women racing to survive.
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