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INDEPENDENT LENS | TULIA, TEXAS | Film Clip 2 | PBS

Duration: 01:32

www.pbs.org/independentlens/tu... A lone undercover cop moves into a small farming town. By the end of the blazing summer of 1999, 46 people are arrested for selling cocaine—nearly all of them African American. It was heralded as one of the biggest drug busts in Texas history, until a team of lawyers set out to uncover the truth.

In this clip, a defendant and his father describe the surreal events leading up to the trial.

TULIA, TEXAS premieres Tuesday, February 10 on Independent Lens, a weekly series airing on PBS. Hosted by Terrence Howard, the acclaimed series showcases powerful and innovative independent films. Presented by ITVS, Independent Lens is broadcast on PBS stations nationwide. Visit the Web site for more: www.pbs.org/independentlens/tu...

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Post Date: February 3, 2009