NPR Story
10:06 am
Thu April 19, 2012

Why 'Almost No One Got It Right' In NYC Rape Case

Originally published on Thu April 19, 2012 10:10 am

Trisha Meili was brutally beaten and raped while jogging in Central Park 23 years ago. The media frenzy and trial led to the convictions of five young men of color, dubbed "The Central Park Five." They were later found to be innocent. Host Michel Martin discusses the crime and its implications with Sarah Burns, author of a recent book on the case.