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Independent Lens Episode: "Writ Writer"

Season 9, Episode 24
Episode Synopsis: "Writ Writer" recalls the efforts of jailhouse lawyer Fred Cruz (1939-86), a man incarcerated for robbery in Texas during the 1960s who taught himself how to file appeals, which led to his work representing other prisoners.
Original Air Date: Jun 3, 2008
Guest Cast Jesse Borrego

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Premiered: August 09, 1999, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Independent filmmakers are spotlighted in this anthology, which concentrates on documentaries, but occasionally features artist profiles and offbeat fictional films.

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