This film from award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns, tells the story of the five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were wrongly convicted of raping a white woman in New York City’s Central Park in 1989.
After serving a combined 60 years in prison for crimes they did not commit, three recently exonerated Texans join forces to form the unlikeliest of investigative teams, on a mission to help wrongfully convicted prisoners obtain freedom like they did.
Hear the little-known story of the only U.S. bank prosecuted after the financial crisis of 2007-2008. The episode chronicles the Chinese immigrant Sung family’s fight to clear their names.
Did Texas execute an innocent man? FRONTLINE re-investigates the case of Cameron Todd Willingham, who was executed for the arson deaths of his three children. The film asks new questions about a key prosecution witness and science that raises doubts about whether the fatal fire was really arson.
Re-examine the shocking story of Leopold and Loeb, two wealthy college students who murdered a 14-year-old boy in 1924 to prove they were smart enough to get away with it. Their trial set off a national debate about morality and capital punishment. This program will encore Fri., Feb.