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In 'Bomb City,' First-Time Filmmakers Tell True Crime Story From Texas

Two filmmakers from Amarillo, Texas, released their debut film about the death of a young man in the late '90s after a jocks-versus-punks brawl that got widespread national attention and exposed deep divisions in the city. The film, Bomb City, carries a nickname for Amarillo, the only city in the country with a nuclear assembly plant.

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Corrected: March 12, 2018 at 6:00 PM HST
In the introduction to this story, we incorrectly refer to the killing of Brian Deneke as a murder. While the original charge was murder, the killer was actually convicted of manslaughter.
Wade Goodwyn is an NPR National Desk Correspondent covering Texas and the surrounding states.
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