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Framingham 8 : the women who fought back

Author: Pauline CannyPhyllis McGradyRoger GoodmanMeredith VieiraABC News.All authors
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1994.
Series: ABC News video collection.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the problem of domestic violence through the stories of the "Framingham Eight," women who were imprisoned in Framingham, Mass. for killing an abusive spouse or partner. Several have won their freedom by claiming Battered Woman Syndrome as a defense.
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Genre/Form: Films for the hearing impaired
Documentaries and factual films and video
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Pauline Canny; Phyllis McGrady; Roger Goodman; Meredith Vieira; ABC News.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
OCLC Number: 42501490
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Credits: Photographer, Jeff Weinstock ; editors, Colin Hill, Vanessa Procopio.
Performer(s): Host, Meredith Vieira.
Event notes: Originally broadcast as an episode of the ABC television program Turning point in 1994.
Description: 1 videocassette (44 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: ABC News video collection.
Other Titles: Women who fought back
Abused women who fought back, the Framingham eight
Framingham eight
Turning point (Television program)
Responsibility: ABC News ; produced by Pauline Canny ; executive producer, Phyllis McGrady ; director, Roger Goodman.

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Explores the problem of domestic violence through the stories of the "Framingham Eight," women who were imprisoned in Framingham, Mass. for killing an abusive spouse or partner. Several have won their freedom by claiming Battered Woman Syndrome as a defense.

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