The story of the trial that gripped America

The Trial of Louise Woodward BBC

Documentary exploring the trial that gripped America, 25 years on. Lawyers, expert witnesses and media, tell their side of the story. British nanny Louise Woodward had been taking care of eight-month-old Matthew Eappen for just a few weeks before he was apparently shaken to death. Louise was held responsible, convicted of murder, but eventually walked free. This compelling Louise Woodward documentary covers the twists and turns of the televised trial that had everyone talking.

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