The Bombing of Osage Avenue | 1986

Documentary
A documentary examining the tragedy which occured in West Philadelphia on May 13, 1985, when 11 people died and 61 families lost their homes in a fire which resulted from a bombing. The tragedy occured as a result of a ...more
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Synopsis

A documentary examining the tragedy which occured in West Philadelphia on May 13, 1985, when 11 people died and 61 families lost their homes in a fire which resulted from a bombing. The tragedy occured as a result of a confrontation between the city of Philadelphia and the members of a radical group known as MOVE.

The program takes a look at the Cobbs Creek Park neighborhood where the blaze occured, focusing on the area's growth and its future. Included in the documentary is footage of the bombing and the resulting fire as well as clips from the MOVE Commission Hearings, and testimony from the victims of the tragedy.

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