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StoryCorps Shorts: Traffic Stop

Special | 3m 18s

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. Warning: This video contains strong language and graphic images. Directed by Gina Kamentsky and Julie Zammarchi.

Aired: 08/06/15

Expired: 12/31/18

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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Major funding for POV is provided by PBS, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Bertha Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, National Endowment for the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts, with special support from The Fledgling Fund.