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  • 1955 Emmett Till Murder Case
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    1955 Emmett Till Murder Case

    Devery Anderson talked about his book, Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement. He spoke with Kansas City Public Library director Crosby…

  • Alvin Sykes on Civil Rights Crimes
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    Alvin Sykes on Civil Rights Crimes

    Civil rights activist Alvin Sykes talked about efforts to investigate unsolved civil rights crimes. He talked about his life’s journey from birth in a home for unwed mothers, dropping out of high…

  • Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes
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    Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes

    At a joint hearing on the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act, witnesses testified about proposals to establish an Unsolved Crimes Section in the Civil Rights Division of the…

  • William Reynolds Nomination
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    William Reynolds Nomination

    Assistant Attorney General William Reynolds and other witnesses testified for and against his nomination to be the Associate Attorney General. This was day Two of testimony. Note: Some…