ARTE FRANCE, PROGRAM 33
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In 1888, a series of gruesome murders shocked London: The perpetrator was dubbed “Jack the Ripper”.
This was the Victorian era, when puritanism reigned and forensic science was in its infancy. How did these factors combine to create one of the most renowned crime stories in history, resulting in the construction of the serial killer?