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        The Central Park Five | Ken Burns: Central Park Five

        Explore images of the explosive story and news coverage surrounding the Central Park Five. In 1989, a woman jogging in New York City's Central Park became the victim of a horrible, violent crime. What followed was the arrest and conviction of five teenagers, who were falsely accused of the crime. The trial and media coverage raised important questions about race, class, and the failings of the criminal justice system. 

        Mugshot of Matias Reyes | Ken Burns: The Central Park Five

        The mugshot of Matias Reyes.

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        Korey Wise During His Arraignment | Ken Burns: The Central Park Five

        Korey Wise, as he looked in court when he was arraigned in the Central Park jogger rape case. John Pedin/NY Daily News Archive/Getty.

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        April 21, 1989: Front Page of the New York Daily News | Ken Burns: The Central Park Five

        The headline from the April 21, 1989, edition of the New York Daily News: "Central Park Horror: Wolf Pack's Prey."

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        Yusef Salaam Walks into Court Flanked by Police and Press | Ken Burns: The Central Park Five

        Yusef Salaam walks into court flanked by police and press. Photo: Daily News/Getty Images.

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        Artist's Rendering of the Trial | Ken Burns: The Central Park Five

        Artist's rendering during the trial of the Central Park Five. Sketch by Christine Cornell.

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        Drawing of Courtroom Scene from the Trial | Ken Burns: The Central Park Five

        Drawing of a courtroom scene from the Central Park Five trial. Sketch by Christine Cornell.

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        Artist's Depiction of the Trial | Ken Burns: The Central Park Five

        In a courtroom rendering from the first Central Park Jogger trial, prosecutor Elizabeth Lederer examines victim Tricia Meili as defendants Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, and Antron McCray listen. Sketch by Christine Cornell.

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