In 1970, military doctor Jeffrey McDonald reports a hideous and confusing story: A gang of hippies akin to the Manson Family broke into his North Carolina home and slaughtered his wife and two daughters, while somehow only wounding him slightly as he tried to fight them off. As McDonald continues to proclaim his innocence, his skeptical father-in-law Freddy Kassab and investigative journalist Joe McGinniss probe his story to uncover the truth.
Did You Know?
In her first television appearance, Judith Barsi
played Kimberley MacDonald, who was murdered by her father Jeffrey R. MacDonald along with her pregnant mother Colette and younger sister Kristen on February 17, 1970. In a tragic case of life imitating art, Judith Barsi and her mother Maria were murdered by her father József on July 25, 1988. See more
Referenced in Rewind This!