Event Title: 
VPT Public Screening: The Central Park Five
Date: 
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 7:00 pm
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Location: 
Fletcher Free Library
Address: 
235 College Street
City, State: 
Burlington, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Screening & discussion of Ken Burns' The Central Park Five

The Central Park Five 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. The film chronicles the Central Park Jogger case, for the first time from the perspective of the five teenagers whose lives were upended by this miscarriage of justice.

Panelists include:
TJ Donovan, Chittenden County State's Attorney
Rich Cassidy, Hoff Curtis (Rich's specialty is collateral consequences, what the repercussions to the individual and society after incarceration)

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