Puertorican Angel Ramirez, who seemingly caused a black girl's fatal fall, is nearly lynched. Only father Tim, who believes in his innocence, and Sam, who sticks to justice, prevent lieutenant Gene Hunt's bigot bunch aiding the lynch mood 'to stop the race riots'. Then Sam's future mentor, now a young cop, and a rising civil rights lawyer, join his effort. Ultimately, the truth isn't enough, but justice is served. Written by
Did You Know?
When Sam accuses the Catholic priest of having violated the eighth commandment by lying, and priest corrects him, "ninth". That is the number used in most Protestant denominations, but in the Roman Catholic enumeration "Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor" is indeed the EIGHTH commandment. See more
Lieutenant Gene Hunt
Nobody hurts little girls in my kingdom, and it is my kingdom. Huntlandia, home of the blueberry crepe, where little kids are off limits.
Wild In The Streets
Performed by Garland Jeffreys
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