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The Central Park five.

Burns, Ken, 1953- (director,, screenwriter,, producer.). McMahon, David, 1976- (director,, screenwriter,, producer.). Burns, Sarah, 1982- (director,, screenwriter,, producer.). Squires, Buddy, (director of photography.). Savini, Anthony, (director of photography.). Wamble, Doug, (composer.). McCray, Antron, (interviewee.). Santana, Raymond, (interviewee.). Richardson, Kevin, (interviewee.). Wise, Korey, (interviewee.). Salaam, Yusef, (interviewee.).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 120 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : PBS : 2013.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
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Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Ken Burns.
Participant or Performer Note:
Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana, Korey Wise, Yusef Salaam, Angela Black, Calvin O. Butts III.
Summary, etc.:
This new film from award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns tells the story of the five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were wrongly convicted of raping a white woman in New York City's Central Park in 1989. The film chronicles the Central Park jogger case, for the first time from the perspective of the five young men whose lives were upended by this miscarriage of justice.
Target Audience Note:
Rated R.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Rape > New York (State) > New York > Case studies.
Assault and battery > New York (State) > New York > Case studies.
Violent crimes > New York (State) > New York > Case studies.
Central Park Jogger Rape Trial, New York, N.Y., 1990.
Judicial error > New York (State) > New York.
Criminal justice, Administration of > New York (State) > New York.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration > New York (State) > New York.
Rape victims > New York (State) > New York.
United States > Race relations.

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