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  • Central Park Five Didn’t Even Know Each Other When Arrested

    Apr 15, 13 by EURpublisher02 5 Comments

    *New York police were so hell bent on finding suspects in the 1989 rape of a white jogger in Central Park that they simply rounded up dozens of random black and Latino teens in the area and hauled them into headquarters for questioning. “There were 30 some odd kids who went in the park that […]

  • Director Ken Burns Wins ‘Central Park Five’ Case

    Feb 20, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *A federal judge has rejected efforts by the city of New York to subpoena outtakes from Ken Burns’s documentary, “The Central Park Five,” which describes how five teenagers – four African Americans, one Hispanic – were pressured to confess to the assault of a woman in Central Park in 1989 but were exonerated after serving […]

  • Ken Burns Fights NYC Subpoena over ‘Central Park Five’ Doc

    Nov 13, 12 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *Over a month after the City of New York issued a subpoena against Ken Burns’ upcoming “Central Park Five” documentary, the filmmaker’s lawyers are formally seeking to quash the city’s efforts, reports Deadline.com. Burns and fellow filmmakers David McMahon and Sarah Burns’ documentary centers on the wrongful conviction of five young males (four African American […]