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Central Park Five Ken Burns

New Hope For The Central Park Five

Posted 11.13.2013 | Black Voices

They spent more than 13 years in jail for a crime they didn’t commit. Since then, the Central Park Five, as the five men are known, have spent anoth...

Central Park Five Is a PBS & WETA "Must Watch" Doc

Mike Smith | Posted 06.21.2013 | Media
Mike Smith

Ken Burns is a story-teller. His new documentary PBS film which debuted this week, The Central Park Five, is really a retrospective on the case of Trisha Meili, brutally raped near the Reservoir in the 875-acre Central Park, on April 20, 1989.

AFI Review: Ken Burns' The Central Park Five

Brian Formo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Brian Formo

The Central Park Five is stirring, heartbreaking and galvanizing but, thankfully, not polemic. If Burns has an agenda it is only to humanize the young men who were demonized in the press and lost their youth for a crime they didn't commit.

NYC Going After Ken Burns's New Documentary

The New York Observer | Posted 10.10.2012 | New York

By Kevin Baker It's not every day that you pick up the newspaper and read that three of your friends have been subpoenaed--assuming, that is, that ...