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Watch: Filmmaker Ken Burns Discuss “The Central Park Five” on The Daily Show

Posted: April 12, 2013 5:40 pm


Wednesday night’s episode of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show featured an interview with documentary filmmaker Ken Burns about his latest film, “The Central Park Five.” Burns talks about the infamous case in which five young men of color were wrongfully convicted of a 1989 rape in New York’s Central Park and the city’s reluctance to acknowledge the mistake and provide compensation.
 
Watch the segment.
 
Read profiles of the exonerees from the Central Park Jogger case.




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