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FRONTLINE

The Child Cases Preview

  • Aired: 06/28/2011
  • 00:30
  • Rating: NR
Coming June 28. In this joint investigation with ProPublica and NPR, FRONTLINE correspondent A.C. Thompson unearths more than 20 child death cases in which people were jailed on medical evidence -- involving abuse, assault and "shaken-baby syndrome" -- that was later found unreliable or flat-out wrong. Are death investigators being properly trained for child cases?
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Coming June 28: FRONTLINE, ProPublica and NPR examine pediatric forensics.
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