The Shot Heard Round the World Movie Review 1997

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Documentary of the killing of Yoshi Hattori, a Japanese exchange student by Baton Rouge, Louisiana homeowner, Rodney Peairs. Hattori, seeking directions to a party, approached Peairs home and unable to understand Peairs warning cry, was then shot to death. Features the event, ensuing trials, and raises issues of gun control, cultural miscommunication, and prejudice.


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Available on VHS
Running time 67 minutes.

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Documentary Films, Prejudice, Ethnicity, Firearms, Crime & Criminals

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