In Austin, Marcus visits a convicted killer to hear her side of a truly twisted and bizarre Texas murder, delves into the life and gruesome death of the most hated woman in America, and ponders fate as he ...Go to Episode
Assistant District Attorney Gary Cobb takes Marcus through the sensational trial of Celeste Beard for the murder of her millionaire husband.
509 W 11th St, Austin, TX 78701
Marcus gets an analysis from Dr. David Morledge about the tumor in Charles Whitman’s brain and how that impacted his decision to take the lives of 16 people. Marcus then undergoes a scan of his own brain for comparison.
3925-B W. Braker Ln, Austin, TX 78759
Ranger Ray Martinez’ Home
At his home, former Texas Ranger Ray Martinez recalls the day he took down Charles Whitman and ended his 96 minutes of terror on the top of the UT tower.
Elmwood Dr, New Braumfels, TX 78130
Marcus goes to the Lone Star Gun Range to check out the arsenal Charles Whitman had with him the day of the UT tower shooting. He tries his hand at firing many of the same weapons Whitman used.
3795 Dry Creek Rd, Lockhart, TX 78644
Former IRS agent Ed Martin describes for Marcus how his investigation into a money laundering case exposed the gruesome truth behind the disappearance of Atheist leader Madalyn Murray O’Hair.
266 Dawson Rd, Austin, TX 78704
To fit in with a truly Texas look, Marcus tries on cowboy boots at Cavender's.
4435 S. Lamar, Austin, TX 78745
Mountain View Unit
Marcus sits down with convicted murderer Celeste Beard, who is serving 2 life sentences in a maximum-security women's prison, to hear her side of this twisted tale.
2305 Ransom Rd, Gatesville, TX 76528
Larry Wright Home Office
Pulitzer Prize winning author Larry Wright gives Marcus a unique perspective on the life of Madalyn Murray O’Hair.
Meadowbrook Dr, Austin, TX 78703
This famous museum explores the life and service of the former president through exhibits and memorabilia.
2313 Red River St, Austin, TX 78705
Over the years, people have come to this 1,000 foot long natural limestone pool, fed by several underground springs, for everything from fishing and swimming to baptisms and beauty pageants.
2101 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704
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