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American Justice: A Confession in Question DVD

American Justice: A Confession in Question DVD

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  • Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Run Time: 50 Minutes
  • Region: Region 1 Region?
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Language: English
  • Studio: A&E Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: 2002

Go inside Sing Sing to hear from a convicted killer whose trial was tainted by a recanted confession.

  • The original courtroom series is still the best.
  • Hosted by veteran newsman Bill Kurtis.
  • See how a Long Island boy was convicted of murder on the basis of a partial confession.

September 7, 1988 was supposed to be Marty Tankleff's first day of his senior year in high school. It became the worst day of his life. He awoke to find his parents murdered in their Long Island home. Investigating the murders, the police became suspicious of Tankleff's story and took him in for questioning.

AMERICAN JUSTICE® reveals how Tankleff gave a partial confession before his lawyer put a stop to the interrogation. Despite recanting his story, he was convicted at trial two years later. Through interviews with Tankleff and his attorneys, CONFESSION IN QUESTION details his legal odyssey, and we’ll meet the former detective who discovered new evidence which may finally free the prisoner from his Sing Sing cell.

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