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2014-04-05 23:00:09

The film, "Neshoba: The Price of Freedom," details the search for justice in the death of three civil rights workers who were murdered in Mississippi nearly 50 years ago.

2008-10-10 18:00:22

By John Beifuss Johnny Cash sings "What Is Truth?" in the documentary "Johnny Cash's America," and that question could be the theme for this year's Indie Memphis Film Festival, which runs today through Thursday at Malco's Studio on the Square.

2005-09-09 15:27:37

By Jeff Edwards PHILADELPHIA, Mississippi (Reuters) - A judge sent Edgar Ray Killen back to prison on Friday and said the Klansman jailed for orchestrating the murder of three civil rights workers had misled the court about his health to win bail.

2005-09-09 14:23:27

By Jeff Edwards PHILADELPHIA, Mississippi (Reuters) - A judge sent Edgar Ray Killen back to prison on Friday and said the Klansman jailed for orchestrating the murder of three civil rights workers had misled the court about his health to win bail.

2005-08-12 18:44:40

MIAMI (Reuters) - Former Ku Klux Klansman Edgar Ray Killen was released on bond on Friday while he appeals his manslaughter conviction for the 1964 killings of three civil rights workers in a case that inspired the 1988 movie "Mississippi Burning." Mississippi Judge Marcus Gordon granted Killen's release on $600,000 bond.

2005-08-12 11:55:55

MIAMI (Reuters) - A Mississippi judge on Friday granted bail to 80-year-old former Ku Klux Klansman Edgar Ray Killen, who was sentenced to 60 years in prison for the 1964 killings of three civil rights workers in a case that inspired the 1988 movie "Mississippi Burning." Circuit Judge Marcus Gordon granted Killen's release on bond of $600,000 pending appeal of his manslaughter conviction, Neshoba County court clerk Patti Duncan Lee said.


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