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Tim Tyson, The Blood of Emmett Till

Special | 26m 46s

Never-before-heard accounts, recently recovered court transcripts, & other reports shed new light on the event that launched the civil rights movement – the 1955 lynching of Emmett Till. Award-winning author Tim Tyson looks at the details with fresh eyes to see how this pivotal moment in history can inform us today as discussions of race relations, equality, & civil rights once again take centers

Aired: 02/28/17

Rating: NR

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