POV1988 | TV Show
This acclaimed, long-running documentary series is a showcase for independent films on a wide variety of subjects, from the heartwarming (`Sweet Old Song,' about a 91-year-old musician) to the whimsical (`The Sweetest Sound,' a study of names) to the contr (more…)
Premiered: July 5, 1988
Season 7, Episode 5 The End of a Nightstick
First Aired: July 5, 1994
"The End of the Nightstick" probes the case of an accused cop killer in Chicago who was tortured into confessing by the police. Included: how community pressure eventually led to an officer's dismissal; graphic photos of torture victims.