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Season 9, Episode 24 Writ Writer

First Aired: June 3, 2008

"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.

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  • Premiered: August 9, 1999
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Independent filmmakers are spotlighted in this anthology, which concentrates on documentaries, but occasionally features artist profiles and offbeat fictional films. (more)

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