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Life and Death: Dawson, Georgia

07/28/1977


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Program
Life and Death: Dawson, Georgia
Program Description

In Dawson, Georgia five black men charged with the murder of a white patron of a local store go on trial for murder. This documentary investigates the attitudes of the community of Dawson, the circumstances of the crime, and the reactions of the five accused. A film by Ron Kanter and Andrew Dintenfass.

Duration

00:30:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Crime
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Life and Death: Dawson, Georgia,” 07/28/1977, GBH Archives, accessed December 1, 2022, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_82F97ABF0D77426798E0D727081AF9AD.
MLA: “Life and Death: Dawson, Georgia.” 07/28/1977. GBH Archives. Web. December 1, 2022. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_82F97ABF0D77426798E0D727081AF9AD>.
APA: Life and Death: Dawson, Georgia. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_82F97ABF0D77426798E0D727081AF9AD
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