Picks and Pans Review: Dummy

updated 06/22/1981 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 06/22/1981 AT 01:00 AM EDT

CBS (9-11 p.m. ET)

LeVar Burton turns in a remarkable performance in the true story of Donald Lang, a Chicago deaf-mute and illiterate who was twice arrested for murder but could neither understand the charges against him nor help to defend himself in court. Since this docudrama first aired in 1979, Lang has remained in custody pending rulings on his legal status. (Repeat)

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