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The Murder of Emmett Till

Season 15 Episode 12 | 53m 02s

The murder and the trial horrified the nation and the world. Till's death was a spark that helped mobilize the Civil Rights movement. Three months after his body was pulled from the Tallahatchie River, the Montgomery bus boycott began.

Aired: 07/26/20 | Expires: 08/02/23
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