‘The Witness’ is Shockingly Timely as it Recounts Historic Case

Reviewed by Lesley Coffin The story of Kitty Genovese has become a cautionary warning about the dangers of bystander apathy. Her murder has been borrowed for stories in books, films, TV, and music, not to mention added to the history books about New York during the turbulent mid-60s. Every few years, or when a similar…