Lichtblau, Eric; Jacobs, Andrew; Zack, Ian
October 2004
New York Times Upfront;10/11/2004, Vol. 137 Issue 3, p12
Addresses the decision of prosecutors in Mississippi to reopen the case of Emmett Till, an African American teenager who was murdered on August 28, 1955, after information uncovered by two filmmakers suggest that people besides the two original suspects may have been involved in Till's death. Impact of Till's case on the U.S.; Filmmakers who documented Till's murder and whose films have influenced the prosecutors to reopen the case; Other victims of the 1964 killings in Philadelphia, Mississippi.


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