WHO KILLED MICHAEL FARMER? (RADIO)

Summary

A documented report by Edward R. Murrow on the brutal slaying of a teenage boy by a street gang in New York City's Upper West Side. Murrow seeks the roots of this and other crimes by juvenile delinquents. There are extensive interviews with the boys involved in the murder, and adults involved in the case. Psychiatrists, policemen, city officials, detention center officials, and case workers express their opinions on why these crimes occur, including insufficient parental guidance and inadequate preventive and rehabilitation systems.


Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: April 21, 1958 Monday 8:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:57:19
  • COLOR/B&W:
  • CATALOG ID: R76:0360
  • GENRE: Radio - Public affairs/Documentaries
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Crime and criminals
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - Radio, 1958
  • COMMERCIALS:

Credits

  • Jay L. McMullen … Producer, Writer
  • Edward R. Murrow … Narrator
  • Michael Farmer