Mississippi to Try Civil Rights Murder Case after 40 Years In 1964, three civil rights workers were murdered in Mississippi. After 40 years, 79-year-old Edgar Ray Killen has finally been charged with the crime and will face trial. NPR's Debbie Elliott reports.
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Mississippi to Try Civil Rights Murder Case after 40 Years

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Mississippi to Try Civil Rights Murder Case after 40 Years

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Mississippi to Try Civil Rights Murder Case after 40 Years

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In 1964, three civil rights workers were murdered in Mississippi. After 40 years, 79-year-old Edgar Ray Killen has finally been charged with the crime and will face trial. NPR's Debbie Elliott reports.