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INDEPENDENT LENS | Writ Writer | PBS

Duration: 01:23

WRIT WRITER reveals a little-known battle of the Civil Rights Movement, led by an indigent, under-educated prisoner. Texas-born, Mexican American Fred Cruz came of age and found his life's calling in prison, where the sanctioned cruelty and brutality among inmates and guards moved him to fight the state prison system in the court of law.

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Post Date: March 27, 2008