Item Details

Modern Marvels: Forensic Science - the Crime Fighter's Weapon [electronic resource]

A&E Television Networks, LLC
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
This program traces the development of forensic science from its infancy to today as agents and investigators demonstrate powerful crime-solving tools such as DNA "fingerprinting" and fiber science and revisit notorious cases, from the ballistic evidence that led to the conviction of James Earl Ray to the tiny clues that put investigators of the Lockerbie disaster on the trail of Libyan terrorists.
Release Date
1997
Run Time
45 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
10 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 14, 2010.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Crime Fighter's Weapon
Forensic Science - The Crime Fighter's Weapon
Related Title
Modern marvels (Television program)
Contents
  • Revolutionary Approach to Solving Crimes (1:17)
  • Positive I.D. (2:50)
  • Fingerprint Computer Technology (2:33)
  • Automated Fingerprint Identification System (2:44)
  • Fiber Tracing Technology (4:06)
  • "She Was Never In My Car" (4:31)
  • PAN AM 103 (8:06)
  • DNA Technology (2:12)
  • Innocent on Death Row (5:47)
  • Exonerated by DNA (6:22)
  • The Smoking Gun (2:36)
  • Credits: Modern Marvels: Forensic Science - The Crime Fighter's Weapon (0:19)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1997.
Publisher no.
42828 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (45 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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