Filmmaker Dawn Porter

Season 2013 Episode 2 | 28m 47s

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Marcia Franklin talks with filmmaker Dawn Porter about her documentary, Gideon's Army, which looks at the lives of public defenders in the South. The two discuss why she wanted to make the film, the challenges she faced, and the state of public defender systems 50 years after the Supreme Court decision in Gideon v. Wainwright, which established the right of all Americans to a defense attorney.

Aired: 07/11/13 | Rating: TV-G

Major Funding Provided by the Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation

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