‘The Central Park Five’ is a compelling documentary from Ken Burns

'The Central Park Five' examines a rape case that rocked New York City, and in some ways remains unresolved
‘The Central Park Five’ examines a rape case that rocked New York City in 1989, and in some ways remains unresolved

[rating=3]Director(s):  Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David McMahon
Writer(s):  Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David McMahon

There is no debate about some of the facts regarding what happened in New York’s Central Park on April 19, 1989.  A female jogger was raped and beaten nearly to death.  There was a group of between 20 and 30 or more teens that went on a rampage in the park, committing acts of violence and intimidation.  Five teens, Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana, Kharey Wise and Yusef Salaam were part of that group of teens for at least part of their activities.

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