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INDEPENDENT LENS | CRIPS AND BLOODS: Made in America | #3

Coming May 12, 2009. http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/cripsandbloods It's a civil war that's lasted 40 years. Passed down from son to son. Fought eye for an eye. Over 15,000 dead and counting, while the world stands by. Welcome to South Central Los Angeles. But what's at the root of this long-standing battle? Filmmaker Stacy Peralta hits the streets of LA to find out, and speaks with former and current members of the Bloods and the Crips, two of the most notorious and violent street gangs in America. In this clip, daily interrogations by police lead to anger and frustration, turning young men into "ticking time bombs." CRIPS AND BLOODS: Made in America premieres Tuesday, May 12 on INDEPENDENT LENS, a weekly series airing on PBS. Hosted by Terrence Howard, the acclaimed series showcases powerful and innovative independent films. Presented by ITVS, INDEPENDENT LENS is broadcast on PBS stations nationwide. Visit the Web site for more: http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/cripsandbloods
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