Episode: Anna Anderson Pt. 2: Princess Imposter

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Anna Anderson Pt. 2: Princess Imposter

By 1925, 28-year-old Franziska Schanzkowsky had forged a new life for herself posing as the long lost Russian monarch, Anastasia Romanov. For decades she would bounce from the palaces and mansions of her wealthy supporters across Europes and America, honing her skills as a master manipulator. But when a series of events threatens to unmask her, Franziska will go to great lengths to maintain her con at any cost.

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