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Crime in New York City

Crime in New York City

The Central Park Five describe their lives before April 20, 1989. New Yorkers talk about a city divided between the very rich and the very poor. In 1984 crack cocaine comes to the city and the crime rate soars.
Clip Length 08:53 Premiere: 4/15/13

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Central Park Five

About Central Park Five

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. Directed and produced by Ken Burns, David McMahon and Sarah Burns, the film chronicles the Central Park Jogger case, from the perspective of the five teenagers whose lives were upended by this miscarriage of justice.

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Length 13:05 Premiere Date 4/15/13

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