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Mississippi / Civil Rights Murders #789641

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, May 10, 2005
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Philadelphia, Mississippi: Candy Crowley) The story of the June 1964 murder of three civil rights workers {Michael Schwerner†, Andrew Goodman & James Cheney} in Philadelphia, Mississippi, featured; scenes shown from along the road from Philadelphia to Meridian where the three were taken by the KKK & shot in the middle of nowhere & from where they were buried; details given about what happened to the men charged with conspiracy in the case. [Retired journalist Stanley DEARMAN†- recounts what happened 40 years ago; wants a fitting monument & memorial; comments on the justice of the murder indictment against Edgar Killen††; states others in Meridian should be held accountable.] The mission for the Philadelphia Coalition to recognize the ugly past, honor the murdered men & seek justice outlined.

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Crowley, Candy
Duration:
00:07:50

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