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Anatomy of a Hate Crime

Anatomy of a Hate Crime

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Wednesday, January 10, 2001 N/A
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  • Season: 2000-2001
  • Network: MTV
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: True Crime, Homosexuality

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Plot Synopsis

On October 6,1998 Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay college student, was brutally murdered in a small Wyoming town by two hateful homophobic men--Aaron Mickinney and Russell Henderson. Despite there pleas that the beating was not a hate crime, the court found them both guilty and sentenced them to life imprisonment.


Production Company:

  • A Band Apart Prods,Team Entertainmnet, IAW MTV

Production Type:

  • In-House
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