‘Cold Blooded: The Clutter Family Murders’ Takes Viewers Back To Where The True Crime Genre Began

One of the most puzzling true crime stories has to be the horrifying tale of the Clutter family murders in Holcomb, Kansas in 1959. On Nov. 18 and 19 at 9 p.m. ET, SundanceTV will premiere a two-night, four-hour limited series based on the famous case called, Cold Blooded: The Clutter Family Murders. This particular case, along with Truman Capote’s controversial account of it for his book In Cold Blood, has been credited (like in this Newsweek article) with starting the true crime genre and fascination. So, viewers will want to tune in for SundanceTV’s take on the events.

True crime has certainly had somewhat of a resurgence recently, with docuseries’ popping up everywhere you turn about every infamous case you could imagine. But, initially, the true crime medium of choice wasn’t documentaries and television series and podcasts, it was in

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