A probing look into the multiple dimensions of the 1982 murder of Vincent Chin.

Who Killed Vincent Chin? POV

Premiered July 16, 1989
Who Killed Vincent Chin?

On a hot summer night in Detroit in 1982, Ronald Ebens, an autoworker, killed Vincent Chin, a young Chinese American engineer with a baseball bat. Although he confessed, he never spent a day in jail. This gripping Academy Award-nominated film relentlessly probes the implications of the murder, for the families of those involved, and for the American justice system.

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