Amanpour and Company

Racially Profiled, Sentenced to Die: Who Was Chol Soo Lee?

Clip: 08/30/2022 | 17m 27s | Video has closed captioning.

A victim of racial profiling, Korean immigrant Chol Soo Lee was sentenced to life in prison for a San Francisco murder he did not commit. In 1970s America, his case inspired a grassroots social justice movement within the Asian American community. A new, critically acclaimed documentary traces Lee's story and the movement that led to his release.

Aired: 08/30/22

Rating: NR

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