Assault at West Point : the court-martial of Johnson Whittaker

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Summary

  • A dramatization of the court martial of Johnson Whittaker (Gillam) and the clash between a Harvard-educated black law professor (Jackson) and his co-defense, a racist white attorney (Waterston) more interested in upholding the honor of West Point than in seeing that justice is done.

Notes

  • "A presentation of Showtime Networks Inc. ; Capital Cities/ABC Video Productions Inc."
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
  • Based on the book: "The court-martial of Johnson Whittaker" by John F. Marszalek.
  • Filmed on location in Lexington, Staunton, and Buena Vista, VA.
  • Recorded in stereo.
  • Rated PG-13.
  • "No. 0125"--Cassette label.
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