The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

Ken Burns on The Central Park Five at the Paley Center


Wes Unruh - 12/28/2014

Ken Burns discusses The Central Park Five from Peabody Awards on Vimeo.



Ken Burns discussing his PBS documentary The Central Park Five, a project that came to him through his daughter Sarah Burns, who wrote, directed and produced the documentary alongside her father. Burns speaks about the case and the process of making a film about five men who spent twelve years in prison for a crime they didn’t commit. See speeches from three of the film’s subjects: Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, and Kevin Richardson.