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Manhunt

Unabomber

Aug 1, 2017

Follow Jim Fitzgerald, the FBI agent who tracked down Ted Kaczynski, aka the “Unabomber,” and brought him to justice through his expertise in profiling and linguistics.

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Episodes

1: UNABOM
Aug 1, 2017
In 1995, FBI profiler Jim "Fitz" Fitzgerald joins the Unabom Task Force. Fitz recommends new methods of profiling but finds no allies among the agents in charge. In 1997, Fitz is tasked with confronting Ted Kaczynski, the Unabomber.
2: Pure Wudder
Aug 1, 2017
When the elusive Unabomber threatens to blow up a jetliner, Fitz must determine if the threat is real. In 1997, Fitz confronts Ted for the first time.
3: Fruit of the Poisonous Tree
Aug 8, 2017
Linguist Natalie Rogers helps Fitz find clues about the Unabomber's identity in the Manifesto, but their findings face skepticism at the UTF. In 1997, Ted claims he can invalidate all of the evidence against him.
4: Publish or Perish
Aug 15, 2017
The Unabomber will stop bombing if his Manifesto is published. Fitz pushes for publication with S.A.C. Ackerman, who presents Fitz's argument to Attorney General Janet Reno.
5: Abri
Aug 22, 2017
Fitz receives linguistic proof that Ted is the Unabomber. He tracks down Ted's brother David, who is astonished at the accuracy of Fitz's profile.
6: Ted
Aug 29, 2017
In a letter to his brother, Ted recounts the key events from his past that informed his decision to engage in terrorist activities.
7: Lincoln
Sep 5, 2017
Fitz races to find a linguistic connection that will secure an arrest warrant while the FBI closes in on Ted's cabin in Montana.
8: USA vs. Theodore J. Kaczynski
Sep 12, 2017
When Ted fails to have the evidence against him invalidated, Fitz makes one last appeal to him to plead guilty.