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ID readies “Untouchable: Power Corrupts”

U.S. net Investigation Discovery has set a July 9 premiere date for the criminal investigation series Untouchable: Power Corrupts (pictured), which explores the abuses of power by authority figures.
June 24, 2015

U.S. net Investigation Discovery has set a July 9 premiere for the criminal investigation series Untouchable: Power Corrupts (pictured), which explores the abuses of power by authority figures.

The six-hour series will interweave re-enactments with expert commentary to reveal the journeys that led ambitious citizens into a world of corruption. The series premiere will detail the events surrounding Dr. Michael Swango, a trusted surgeon suspected of having been involved in the mysterious decline of a number of his patients between 1981 and 1997.

Produced by Toronto-based Our House Media, Untouchable: Power Corrupts will also highlight various other figures, ranging from a detective questioned about his interrogation methods to a sheriff who goes to great lengths to maintain control amidst claims of corruption.

Untouchable: Power Corrupts, which is to launch on Investigation Discovery on July 9 at 9 p.m. EST/PST, is exec produced by Simon Lloyd and Joe Houlihan for Our House Media, while Max Culhane is exec producing for Investigation Discovery.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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