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Inside Story (Civil Rights Murders) #776549

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 07, 2005
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Philadelphia, Mississippi: Mark Strassmann) The reopening of the 1964 case of the murders of 3 civil rights workers in Mississippi featured; scenes shown of former Ku Klux Klan member Edgar Killen, who was charged with the killings, and of Killen’s brother attacking a photographer outside the courthouse; photos shown of the slain men {James Chaney††, Andrew Goodman†† and Michael Schwerner††}; telephone conversation between President Lyndon Johnson & FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover played. [Mississippi attorney general Jim HOOD†- says victims don’t forget.] [Victim’s mother Carolyn GOODMAN†- reacts.] [Former Klansman Billy Wayne POSEY†- says this is ridiculous.]

Roberts, John;
Strassmann, Mark

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