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.
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- Premiered: July 5, 1988
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- Premise: 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)