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A Closer Look (Justice at Last) #792664

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 13, 2005
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Jury selection in the notorious Mississippi murder case of 1964 in which Edgar Killen is accused of masterminding the killing of three civil rights workers noted.

(Studio: Brian Ross) Tonight's Senate vote for legislation to apologize for not enacting laws against lynching examined; scenes shown from Abbeyville, South Carolina, where black farmer Anthony Crawford was lynched in 1916; photos shown of lynch victims with Billie Holiday's†† "Strange Fruit" played in the background. [Great, great granddaughter Doria JOHNSON†, great grandson Phillip CRAWFORD†- talk about their Grandpa Crawford.] ["Without Sanctuary" author James ALLEN†- says the Senate has blood on its hands.] [Relative of lynching victim Janet Langhart COHEN†- talks about the {Senate} cowards who are catering to their constituency & are hiding out.]

Gibson, Charles;
Ross, Brian

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