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American Experience: Season 30

30x05 The Island Murder
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  • 2018-04-18T01:00:00Z on PBS
  • 55 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Documentary, History
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In the summer 1931, Honolulu's tropical tranquility was shattered when a young Navy wife made a drastic allegation of rape against five nonwhite islanders. What unfolded in the following days and weeks was a racially-charged murder case that would make headlines across the nation, enrage Hawai'i's native population, and galvanize the island's law enforcers and the nation's social elite.

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