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13May/140

Remembering Philadelphia’s MOVE (Bombing) Tragedy – 29 years later

On this day in 1985, Philadelphia police and city officials bombed the Osage Avenue home of the MOVE group.

Just below is a short video from a 2013 discussion about the bombing on HuffPost Live.  Further below is the trailer for the documentary video, Let the Fire Burn, by Jason Osder.

Jason Osder reconstructs the events leading up to and surrounding a dramatic stand-off between the black liberation group MOVE and the Philadelphia police. Created entirely from archival footage, it tells a deadly story. He joins HuffPost Live in studio.

 

LET THE FIRE BURN official theatrical trailer. from Jason Osder on Vimeo.

 

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