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The murder of Emmett Till, WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; written by Marcia Smith

Label
The murder of Emmett Till, WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; written by Marcia Smith
Language
eng
Characteristic
videorecording
Main title
The murder of Emmett Till
Medium
DVD
Oclc number
57138324
Responsibility statement
WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; written by Marcia Smith
Runtime
60
Summary
The murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till, a black boy who whistled at a white woman in a Mississippi grocery store in 1955, was a powerful catalyst for the civil rights movement. Although Till's killers were apprehended, they were quickly acquitted by an all-white, all-male jury and proceeded to sell their story to a journalist, providing grisly details of the murder. Three months after Till's body was recovered, the Montgomery Bus Boycott began
Technique
live action
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