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The Central Park Five Explores False Convictions in Controversial 1989 Case

Emmy-winning filmmaker Ken Burns’ riveting new project “The Central Park Five” shares the story of five teenagers who were falsely accused of sexually assaulting a woman in New York City’s Central Park in 1989. Based on the book by his daughter Sarah Burns, who also co-produced the film along with her husband David McMahon, this thought-provoking film airs on GPB at 9PM on April 16.