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A woman is determined to reveal the truth about an insidious political corruption. In doing so she risks her safety, career and reputation but will not stop asking questions until the truth is known.
Criminals went free. Officials were bribed. Witnesses were threatened. The F.B.I. couldn't stop it. One woman did. She challenged the State of Tennessee and put criminal justice on trial.
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The film's closing epilogue states: "After Marie won her lawsuit, the FBI reopened the investigation. In 1981 Eddie Sisk and Bill Thompson went to prison for selling clemencies. Governor Blanton was ousted from office for clemency abuses before the end of his term. In 1983 he went to prison on related corruption charges. Marie now lectures and writes on the criminal justice system". See more
By Jerry Leiber
(uncredited) and Mike Stoller
Performed by The Coasters
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
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