The Legacy of Medgar Evers

As Barack Obama becomes the first African American U.S. president, CBS News’ Harold Dow highlights the life of Medgar Evers, a black civil rights activist who was assassinated in the 1960s.

‘BOOKER’S PLACE: A MISSISSIPPI STORY’: Director Reports a ‘Chilly Silence’ About Film From Some Greenwood Residents

By Gregory Crofton In 1965, Frank De Felitta traveled to Greenwood, Miss., to shoot the NBC documentary “MISSISSIPPI: A SELF PORTRAIT.” The murder of three civil rights workers in 1964 just outside Philadelphia, Miss., as well as other race-related crimes…
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