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Scottsboro: An American Tragedy












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Special Features

Online Poll
Could a Southern lawyer have done better for the defense than Sam Leibowitz?

Online Poll
Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes
Follow cinematographer Tom Hurwitz to Alabama -- and an amazing encounter with his own family history.

Voices from Scottsboro
Find out how many broad social differences could come into conflict in a single criminal case.

Voices from Scottsboro
The Women on Trial

The Women on Trial
Explore the treatment of poor women on the witness stand during the Great Depression (read more about the Depression on American Experience's "Surviving the Dust Bowl" web site).

Lynching in Alabama
Learn more about Southern attitudes toward vigilante justice.

Lynching in Alabama


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