|Friday, Jul 19, 2013 - 10:30 AM
"Filmmaker Dawn Porter"
Marcia Franklin interviews film producer Dawn Porter, whose documentary "Gideon's Army" follows several public defenders in the south as they struggle not only to help their clients, but also to stay afloat financially and emotionally. The two discuss why Porter wanted to make the film, and what she learned about the public defender system 50 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Gideon v. Wainwright that all Americans, regardless of their economic status, have a right to an attorney when accused of a crime. G