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Widow of Civil Rights Worker Reflects on Killen Verdict

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Widow of Civil Rights Worker Reflects on Killen Verdict

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Widow of Civil Rights Worker Reflects on Killen Verdict

Widow of Civil Rights Worker Reflects on Killen Verdict

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It's been more than 40 years since civil rights worker Michael Schwerner was killed in Mississippi. Rita Schwerner Bender, his widow, talks about what the Killen verdict means to her.