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Importance of Prosecution in Civil Rights Murder Case

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Importance of Prosecution in Civil Rights Murder Case

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Importance of Prosecution in Civil Rights Murder Case

Importance of Prosecution in Civil Rights Murder Case

Only Available in Archive Formats.

The arrest and not guilty plea of 80-year-old Edgar Ray Killen reverberates around the South and around the country. Reporter Allison Keyes speaks with Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), a former Civil Rights-era Freedom Rider, about what he regards as the importance of the state of Mississippi seeking justice in the 40-year-old triple-murder case.