This edition: The Central Park Five
Original tape date: April 17, 2013.
A conversation about the issues raised by "The Central Park Five," the award-winning documentary about the horrific crime that occurred in Central Park in 1989, the rush to judgment and the lives of those wrongly convicted. Don't miss the chance to hear from the Emmy Award-winning producer/director/writer Ken Burns, co-director and author Sarah Burns, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Jim Dwyer, who covered the case and is interviewed in the film, and the exonerated, including Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana and Kharey Wise, live at The TimesCenter the evening following the film's debut on PBS.Taped April 17, 2013 at the TimesCenter.
Ken Burns Film Director
Sarah Burns Author
Jim Dwyer Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, New York Times
Kevin Richardson “The Central Park Five”
Yusef Salaam “The Central Park Five”
Raymond Santana “The Central Park Five”
Kharey Wise “The Central Park Five”