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America in black and white. / Race on trial

Author: Ted Koppel; Michel Martin; Charles J Ogletree; ABC News Productions.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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Reports on the startlingly disparate outcomes of two almost-identical drug-related cases tried one after another in a Boston court. In one case, the judge sentenced an African-American defendant with no prior record to prison time on the insistence of the prosecution. In the other case, the prosecution asked for a sentence of drug rehabilitation as opposed to prison time for a white defendant with prior convictions.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ted Koppel; Michel Martin; Charles J Ogletree; ABC News Productions.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
OCLC Number: 50820067
Performer(s): Host, Ted Koppel ; correspondent, Michel Martin ; pantelist, Charles Ogletree.
Event notes: Originally broadcast on 03/06/02 on the television program, Nightline.
Description: 1 videocassette (23 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Race on trial
Nightline (Television program)
Responsibility: ABC News Productions.

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Reports on the startlingly disparate outcomes of two almost-identical drug-related cases tried one after another in a Boston court. In one case, the judge sentenced an African-American defendant with no prior record to prison time on the insistence of the prosecution. In the other case, the prosecution asked for a sentence of drug rehabilitation as opposed to prison time for a white defendant with prior convictions.

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