The city of Atlanta, Georgia, is terrorized by a rash of child murders occurring in its black community. When a black photographer is arrested for the crimes, controversy erupts over whether he is the actual killer or a scapegoat offered up by the city's mostly black leadership. The Atlanta Child Murders is based on actual events.

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Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 120 minutes

Premier: 1985-02-10

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Who Killed Atlanta's Children? (also known as Echo of Murder and Unanswered Questions) is a TV movie about the Atlanta child murders starring James Belushi and Gregory Hines. It was directed by Charles Robert Carner and first aired on Showtime on July 16, 2000. This movie projects a conspiracy theory about the murders: that they were committed by the Ku Klux Klan, who then framed Wayne Williams.

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The movie was critically reviewed in Time magazine by Richard Corliss, who said the director-writer “blithely shuffles fact and innuendo.”

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