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144: Big Dan's: America's First Televised Rape Case


In 1983, a 21 year-old woman walked into a bar in New Bedford, Massachusetts. When she tried to leave a little later, the door was locked and 4 men raped her over the course of 2 hours on the bar's pool table while a group of other men cheered them on. Nobody helped her. When the case went to court, it would be the nation's first televised rape case. And the woman, who wished to remain anonymous, would be unmasked on live TV.

 


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