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Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker (1994)

PG-13
TV Movie | 98 min | Drama, Thriller

The story of Johnson Whittaker, one of the first African-American cadets admitted to West Point. Tied down and beaten by his fellow cadets, Whittaker was court-martialed on the grounds that he staged his own assault to avoid taking a ...See moreThe story of Johnson Whittaker, one of the first African-American cadets admitted to West Point. Tied down and beaten by his fellow cadets, Whittaker was court-martialed on the grounds that he staged his own assault to avoid taking a philosophy exam. His defense attorneys consisted of a racist and a Harvard Graduate who squabble over how best to present his defense. Written by Keath See less
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Harry Morgan Moses (as Harry Moses)
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Harry Morgan Moses (as Harry Moses)
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Harry Morgan Moses (as Harry Moses)
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Feb 27, 1994 (United States)

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Samuel L. Jackson
Richard Greener Richard Greener   See fewer
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Sam Waterston
Daniel Chamberlain Daniel Chamberlain   See fewer
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Mason Adams
Henry D. Hyde Henry D. Hyde   See fewer
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Val Avery
Gen. Sherman Gen. Sherman   See fewer
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Eddie Bracken
Maj. Charles T. Alexander Maj. Charles T. Alexander   See fewer
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Gene Canfield
McIntosh McIntosh   See fewer
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Robert Clohessy
Dan Broyles Dan Broyles   See fewer
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Al Freeman Jr.
Old Johnson Whittaker Old Johnson Whittaker   See fewer
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Ken Garito
Cadet Lewis Ostheim Cadet Lewis Ostheim   See fewer
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Greg Germann
Vernon Bailey Vernon Bailey   See fewer
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John Glover
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Brad Greenquist
Dr. Beard Dr. Beard   See fewer
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Peter Maloney
Capt. William Smith Michie Capt. William Smith Michie   See fewer
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George Martin
President Rutherford B. Hayes President Rutherford B. Hayes   See fewer
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Scott Paetty
Cadet George Burnett Cadet George Burnett   See fewer
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Josef Sommer
Col. Morrow Col. Morrow   See fewer
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Seth Gilliam
Cadet Johnson C. Whittaker Cadet Johnson C. Whittaker   See fewer
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Anthony Rapp
Cadet Frederick G. Hodgson Cadet Frederick G. Hodgson   See fewer
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John Wehr
Cadet Blake Cadet Blake   See fewer
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Jim Grimshaw
Grimes Grimes   See fewer
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Joel Abel
Gen. Miles Gen. Miles   See fewer
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Alan Sader
Col. Lugenbeel Col. Lugenbeel   See fewer
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James Bigwood
Albert S. Southworth Albert S. Southworth   See fewer
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Kevin R. Hershberger
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Ford Flannagan
Chamberlain's Secretary Chamberlain's Secretary   See fewer
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Bill Kux
Harvard Club Maitre D' Harvard Club Maitre D'   See fewer
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Jean-Claude Matte
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Charles Thomas Baxter
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Jeanette Chorpenning
Tavern Waitress Tavern Waitress   See fewer
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Richard Pelzman
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Leon Pridgen
John Whittaker John Whittaker   See fewer
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Michael Kennedy
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Michael Stanton Kennedy
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Charly Kayle
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6.4 / 10 | 451 votes