Austin Street in the Queens borough of New York, site of the infamous rape and murder of Kitty Genovese in March 1964. Eddie Hausner, The New York Times

Kitty Genovese Didn't Die Alone: Debunking the Murder Myth That Shaped New York

Decades after the brutal rape and murder that came to embody urban alienation, the victim's brother embarked on a journey to find out what really happened; the resulting documentary reveals new facts about that gruesome night.

NEW YORK – It was a year the New York Police Department would rather forget. In 1964, no fewer than 636 murders were committed in the city, some of them particularly notable for their savagery. So commonplace...

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