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StoryCorps Shorts: Traffic Stop
POV Season 28
Short Film | 07/24/2015

Alex Landau, an African American man, was raised by his adoptive white parents to believe that skin color didn’t matter. But when Alex was pulled over by Denver police officers one night in 2009, he lost his belief in a color-blind world — and nearly lost his life. Alex tells his mother, Patsy Hathaway, what happened that night and how it affects him to this day.

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Film Credits —

  • Gina Kamentsky Gina Kamentsky
  • Julie Zammarchi Julie Zammarchi