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    TEENAGERS FOR AN ATTACK ON A JOGGER IN NEW YORK. ATTACK ON A JOGGER IN NEW YORK. HERE IS KATE SNOW. NEW YORK. HERE IS KATE SNOW. >> DID YOU GO TO THE HERE IS KATE SNOW. >> DID YOU GO TO THE PARK ON THE NIGHT OF >> DID YOU GO TO THE PARK ON THE NIGHT OF APRIL 19th? PARK ON THE NIGHT OF APRIL 19th? >> Reporter: 30 YEARS APRIL 19th? >> Reporter: 30 YEARS AFTER >> Reporter: 30 YEARS AFTER AFTERQUESTION SHE QUESTIONED AFTER AFTERQUESTION SHE QUESTIONED AND PROSECUTED, AFTERQUESTION SHE QUESTIONED AND PROSECUTED, ELIZABETH LEDERER AND PROSECUTED, ELIZABETH LEDERER STEPPED DOWN SAYING IT ELIZABETH LEDERER STEPPED DOWN SAYING IT WAS BEST GIVEN THE STEPPED DOWN SAYING IT WAS BEST GIVEN THE RECENT PUBLICITY OF WAS BEST GIVEN THE RECENT PUBLICITY OF THE CENTRAL PARK CASE. RECENT PUBLICITY OF THE CENTRAL PARK CASE. >> THEY ARE GUILTY. THE CENTRAL PARK CASE. >> THEY ARE GUILTY. >> Reporter: AVA'S >> THEY ARE GUILTY. >> Reporter: AVA'S MINI SERIES HAS DRAWN >> Reporter: AVA'S MINI SERIES HAS DRAWN CRITICAL ACCLAIM MINI SERIES HAS DRAWN CRITICAL ACCLAIM REACHING MANY YOUNGER ERER CRITICAL ACCLAIM REACHING MANY YOUNGER ERER VIEWERS. REACHING MANY YOUNGER ERER VIEWERS. >> A SERIES LIKE THIS VIEWERS. >> A SERIES LIKE THIS PAINTS THE PICTURE OF >> A SERIES LIKE THIS PAINTS THE PICTURE OF WHAT IT IS LIKE TO BE PAINTS THE PICTURE OF WHAT IT IS LIKE TO BE A PERSON OF COLOR IN WHAT IT IS LIKE TO BE A PERSON OF COLOR IN AMERICA. A PERSON OF COLOR IN AMERICA. >> Reporter: IT'S THE AMERICA. >> Reporter: IT'S THE LATEST EXAMPLE OF A >> Reporter: IT'S THE LATEST EXAMPLE OF A DRAMATIC ACCOUNT OF LATEST EXAMPLE OF A DRAMATIC ACCOUNT OF REAL EVENTS PROMPTING DRAMATIC ACCOUNT OF REAL EVENTS PROMPTING A RECKONING YEARS REAL EVENTS PROMPTING A RECKONING YEARS LATER. A RECKONING YEARS LATER. ANOTHER KEY FIGURE, LATER. ANOTHER KEY FIGURE, PROSECUTOR LINDA ANOTHER KEY FIGURE, PROSECUTOR LINDA FAIRSTENE RESIGNED AND PROSECUTOR LINDA FAIRSTENE RESIGNED AND SHE SAID THE SERIES FAIRSTENE RESIGNED AND SHE SAID THE SERIES PORTRAYS ME AS AN OVER SHE SAID THE SERIES PORTRAYS ME AS AN OVER ZEL USE PROSECUTOR AND PORTRAYS ME AS AN OVER ZEL USE PROSECUTOR AND BIG ZEL USE PROSECUTOR AND BIG BIGOT. BIG BIGOT. NONE OVERTHIS IS TRUE. BIGOT. NONE OVERTHIS IS TRUE. OPRAH ASKED ABOUT THE NONE OVERTHIS IS TRUE. OPRAH ASKED ABOUT THE RESPONSE. OPRAH ASKED ABOUT THE RESPONSE. >> IT'S NOT ABOUT HER. RESPONSE. >> IT'S NOT ABOUT HER. IT'S REALLY NOT ALL >> IT'S NOT ABOUT HER. IT'S REALLY NOT ALL ABOUT HER. IT'S REALLY NOT ALL ABOUT HER. SHE IS PART OF A ABOUT HER. SHE IS PART OF A SYSTEM THAT'S NOT SHE IS PART OF A SYSTEM THAT'S NOT BROKEN, IT WAS BUILT SYSTEM THAT'S NOT BROKEN, IT WAS BUILT TO BE THIS WAY. BROKEN, IT WAS BUILT TO BE THIS WAY. IT WAS BUILT TO TO BE THIS WAY. IT WAS BUILT TO OPPRESS. IT WAS BUILT TO OPPRESS. IT WAS BUILT TO OPPRESS. IT WAS BUILT TO CONTROL. IT WAS BUILT TO CONTROL. >> I'M SO HAPPY AND CONTROL. >> I'M SO HAPPY AND ECSTATIC THAT WE CAN >> I'M SO HAPPY AND ECSTATIC THAT WE CAN START THE CONVERSATION ECSTATIC THAT WE CAN START THE CONVERSATION NOW TO MAKE SURE THERE START THE CONVERSATION NOW TO MAKE SURE THERE WILL NEVER BE A NOW TO MAKE SURE THERE WILL NEVER BE A CENTRAL PARK FIVE. WILL NEVER BE A CENTRAL PARK FIVE. >> AN INJUSTICE THREE
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