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Tune in Tonight: "The Central Park Five" Documentary Airs on PBS

Posted: April 16, 2013 11:00 am

A documentary about five young men of color who were wrongfully convicted in the infamous Central Park jogger case and later exonerated through DNA testing will air on PBS tonight. The documentary, by filmmakers Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon, features footage from the defendants’ false confessions as well as interviews with the exonerated men. The film follows a book by Sarah Burns of the same title, published in 2011. Visit PBS “The Central Park Five” site for local listings and more about the film.
 
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