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Unlocking the Truth 

Love, lust, murder, mystery, suspense...all the makings of a great dramatic story. The catch? It's not a fictional story. It's real life. This serialized documentary series follows the ... See full summary »
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Love, lust, murder, mystery, suspense...all the makings of a great dramatic story. The catch? It's not a fictional story. It's real life. This serialized documentary series follows the journey of alleged wrongfully convicted prisoners fighting for their freedom. We will navigate these cases in an effort to uncover the truth with the highest possible stakes - the lives and freedom of innocent people locked up for life, and the duty to honor the lives of those lost. This series takes an in-depth look into three criminal cases through the unique POV of Ryan Ferguson, who at 19 years old was convicted of a murder he didn't commit.

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An unflinching look at the flaws at some of the most powerful people in this country
6 May 2019 | by ravenrose2300See all my reviews

Don't want to go to prison? Don't do anything that will get you sent there. Seems simple enough, right? But just imagine for a moment that you are poor. Not just you skip going to the movies or cut back on take out but so poor you did through your neighbor's trash to eat. You dropped out of school to work at age 14 and you can barely read. Sadly there is still a large portion of Americans that live like this.

One such young man is Michael Pollitte. "Unlocking the Truth" shows how the police railroaded a 14 year old boy in a confession just hours after his mother died by lying to his father and said they just wanted to talk to him about what he saw as a witness. No lawyer, no parent and no recording. No other suspect was ever looked for, no clues every investigated. The way an investigation is supposed to go is find the clue and see what suspect them. This pathetic group of clowns found a suspect and only looked for clues, no matter how ridiculous, that fit only him. While this show doesn't tell the whole story, it's almost impossible to do that, they did an excellent job of covering a lot of ground. I only wish they did more episodes.


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