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Independent Lens | A Miscarriage of Justice or Conspiracy to Silence? | PBS

Duration: 01:44
Program: Independent Lens #1314
Broadcast Date: Feb. 9, 2012

In 1970, activist and scholar Angela Davis was charged with involvement in a criminal incident in which a young African American man attempted to help two black defendants escape from a California courtroom. In this 1972 interview with her lawyer, Dennis Roberts, he describes how the case against Ms. Davis was based solely on circumstantial evidence and was potentially a conspiracy against her.

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Post Date: December 2, 2011