Ken Burns on The Central Park Five

Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns discussed his new documentary The Central Park Five. It tells the story of five black and Latino teens who… read more

Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns discussed his new documentary The Central Park Five. It tells the story of five black and Latino teens who were wrongly convicted of raping a jogger in New York City’s Central Park in 1989. He talked about the police investigation, detailing the exculpatory evidence and inconsistencies that were ignored by law enforcement, the media, and the public at large, and about racial prejudice in the criminal justice system. Mr. Burns responded to questions submitted by members of the audience at the National Press Club Luncheon. close

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Ken Burns on The Central Park Five

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Program ID:
312068-1
Category:
National Press Club
Format:
National Press Club Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 12, 2013
Last Aired:
Apr 17, 2013

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  • Apr 12, 2013 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Apr 12, 2013 | 1:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 12, 2013 | 1:30pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 12, 2013 | 6:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 13, 2013 | 8:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 13, 2013 | 8:40pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 14, 2013 | 12:05am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 15, 2013 | 8:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 17, 2013 | 2:54am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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