Crimes That Shook Britain

Stephen Lawrence

Series 4 - Episode 1 Stephen Lawrence

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Summary

Documenting the landmark case of Stephen Lawrence, who died at the hands of a racist gang on 22 April 1993 while waiting for a bus in Eltham, south-east London. His death sparked a series of events that would permanently change attitudes and practices in Britain, and lead to an investigation marred by allegations of police incompetence, racism and corruption, while his family mounted a tireless campaign for justice.
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