Howard Beach: Making the Case For Murder


2h 1989

Brief Synopsis

A movie based on the racial turmoil in Howard Beach, New York, in December 1986, in which a group of white teenagers caused the death of a young black man. The story focuses on Charles Hynes, the special prosecutor who struggled to bring the white youths to trial. The screenplay is based on court re

Film Details

Release Date
1989
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A movie based on the racial turmoil in Howard Beach, New York, in December 1986, in which a group of white teenagers caused the death of a young black man. The story focuses on Charles Hynes, the special prosecutor who struggled to bring the white youths to trial. The screenplay is based on court records and testimony.

Film Details

Release Date
1989
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States December 4, 1989

Began shooting June 1, 1989.