Albeit I’m interested in the case anyway, a question that has nagged me all along: Would this be news if the women were black?
This is very disturbing.
Jim McKairnes depicts the “Family Viewing Hour” as an exercise in futility.
The Wikipedia article on Born Innocent paints a different picture. McKairnes does not mention the criminal case the film inspired. “This scene was not glossed over in promotional spots for the movie; Linda Blair’s screams as she was being attacked were aired in the promos, with the announcer intoning, ‘She was born innocent, but that was fourteen years ago!'”
Related: A tattoo is a permanent blemish.