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History may have gotten the Kitty Genovese story wrong.

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NEW YORK-Kitty Genovese’s 1964 murder long symbolized urban apathy, but a new film by her brother challenges the long-held belief that nobody tried to help her.

Bill Genovese and filmmaker James Solomon are battling the long held belief that 37 people heard or saw the attack and did nothing.

The Witness, a documentary 11 years in the making, brings to light information the victim brother says challenges historical assumptions on the case.