Of Long Memory: Mississippi And The Murder Of Medgar Evers

by Adam Nossiter

Of Long Memory: Mississippi And The Murder Of Medgar Evers Author Adam Nossiter
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File size 5 Mb
Year 2017
Pages 148
Language English
File format EPUB
Category Crime

Book Description:

The history is well known: On June 12, 1963, Mississippis courageous NAACP chief, Medgar Evers, was gunned down by white supremacist Byron de la Beckwith. Tried twice by all-white juries, Beckwith escaped conviction for three decades. But then Mississippi began to confront its tormented past. And in the 1990s, when Beckwith was sent to jail by a crusading young prosecutor

 

 

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