Prosecutor: Toss Central Park Jogger Convictions

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Citing "weaknesses" and "discrepancies" in confessions, Manhattan D.A. Robert Morgenthau seeks to nullify several convictions in the Central Park jogger case. Five black and Hispanic teenagers served prison terms for beating and raping a white female jogger in 1989. NPR's Nancy Solomon reports.

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