Picks and Pans Review: Best Intentions

updated 12/28/1987 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 12/28/1987 AT 01:00 AM EST

by Robert Sam Anson
The year's most astonishing reporting job provides a grim, disturbing explanation of a puzzling New York case: the death of a bright young black man, a prep school standout from the ghetto, killed by a white cop he apparently tried to mug.

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