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White Supremacists and the Mississippi State Fair

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White Supremacists and the Mississippi State Fair

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White Supremacists and the Mississippi State Fair

White Supremacists and the Mississippi State Fair

Only Available in Archive Formats.

A "white power" group will set up a booth at the Mississippi State Fair next month so that visitors can shake hands with a key suspect in the Ku Klux Klan's 1964 murders of three civil rights workers. NPR's Tavis Smiley speaks with the Nationalist Movement's Richard Barrett, who's arranging for fair-goers to meet the now-infamous "preacher" Edgar Ray Killen. Smiley also gets reaction from Leroy Clemons, the co-chair of a multi-racial group hoping to find justice in Philadelphia, Miss. where the murders occurred.