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In class we recently watch a movie on convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal While the movie was informative I couldnt help but being a little troubled by it I began wondering why this man was so dangerous and yet so many people were standing up for him In order to gain a better understanding of the situation I visited wwwdanielfaulknercom in order to get the other side of the story I knew I would find some discrepancies between the sides telling their views I thought these differences would be minimal at best but I was shocked to find out how dissimilar the two viewpoints were The movie we saw in class was very pro-Mumia In it various people talked about the trial from the witnesses to the attorneys to Mumia Abu-Jamal himself Throughout the movie the narrator continually bashed the facts given by the police and the prosecuting attorney Joseph McGill Whenever they stated a point the next statement from the narrator was either negative or attempted to prove their statement wrong However when the defense attorney Anthony Jackson or any witnesses stated a point beneficial to Mumia the narrator quickly agreed with their point Also these witnesses in the movie were all in support of Mumia Abu-Jamal even though some have changed their stories on a number of occasions When Mumia himself talked the narrator backed up his points by use of footage or supporting him further through the testimonies of the other witnesses or Anthony Jackson Throughout the movie all points were made clear by both sides However the narrator was biased towards one side and therefore got a plethora of opinions instead of the facts surrounding this situation Overall the movie disappointed me After watching the movie and visiting the web site I have come to the conclusion that Mumia Abu-Jamal is guilty of killing Officer Daniel Faulkner The movie to me gave only one side of the story and heavily favored
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