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Nightline: America in Black and White: Two Towns of Jasper #720036

ABC Special for Tuesday, Jan 21, 2003

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  • Live discussion with Ted Koppel (ABC) and filmmakers Whitney Dow and Marco Williams re: their documentary about the town of Jasper (Texas) during the trial of Shawn Allen Berry for the racially-motivated murder of James Byrd.
  • Taped excerpts from the documentary “Two Towns of Jasper,” including statements by Jasper (Texas) Sheriff Billy Rolls‡, electronics salesman Trent Smith, St. Michael’s Catholic Church Father Ron Foshage, Byrd’s sister Mary Verrett, Shawn Allen Berry’s brother Louis Berry, and unidentified others.
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