Episode Detail: The Trial of Bernhard Goetz - American Playhouse
Using actual courtroom testimony, actors re-create "The Trial of Bernhard Goetz," which took place in 1987. While riding a New York subway, Goetz shot four black youths after one "asked" him for $5. Goetz: Peter Crombie. Judge Crane: Dann Florek. Defense Attorney Slotnick: Richard Libertini. Assistant DA Waples: Andrew Robinson. James Ramseur: Larry B. Scott.