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PBS has announced that it will be releasing the devastating, powerful documentary The Central Park Five on blu-ray DVD on April 23rd. Made by acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns (The Civil War, Baseball, Frank Lloyd Wright, Jazz, etc) along with daughter Sarah Burns and son-in-law David McMahon, the film chronicles the 1989 true story set in New York City, on the racial boiling point, rocked to its foundations, when five black and Latino teenagers were arrested and convicted for the brutal sexual assault of a Central Park jogger despite the fact that the actual guilty person was arrested shortly afterward. After serving their sentences, the five had their convictions eventually »

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