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The Murder of Emmett Till

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.
S15 E12 Length 53:01 Premiere: 7.27.20

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The Murder of Emmett Till

S15 E12 Length 53:01 Premiere Date 7.27.20

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