The documentary about the trial, nearly 20-year imprisonment and release of the “West Memphis Three” is showing in Washington.
This undated photo shows a billboard featuring mug shots of Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley and Jason Baldwin, the men whose 1994 conviction is the subject of the documentary “West of Memphis.” The three men, then teenagers, were charged in the murders of three 8-year-old boys — Stevie Branch, Christopher Byers and Michael Moore — who were found dead on May 6, 1993, in a wooded area near their homes in West Memphis, Ark. Sony Pictures Classics
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump lit the National Christmas Tree for the first time. The program was hosted by television personality Kathie Lee Gifford and actor Dean Cain and featured performances by the Beach Boys, Jack Wagner, Wynonna Judd, Craig Campbell and others.