Jim Dwyer

columnist for the NYT

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It’s been 30 years since five teenage boys were wrongfully convicted of raping a white woman in New York’s Central Park.

The story of the Central Park Five, now a Netflix series directed by Ava DuVernay

It’s been 30 years since five teenage boys were wrongfully convicted of raping a white woman in New York’s Central Park.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

New York Democrat  Anthony Weiner  resigned without any evidence he ever committed a crime.

The Random Nature of Political Scandal

New York Democrat Anthony Weiner resigned without any evidence he ever committed a crime.

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