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2006-03-16 19:38:25

MIAMI (Reuters) - The FBI has ended its investigation into the 1955 murder of Emmett Till, a killing that helped spark the U.S. civil rights movement, without filing charges but had passed its findings to local authorities who are still investigating the crime.

2005-08-11 02:28:52

By Nicole Sperling LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - ThinkFilm, the indie distributor of acclaimed documentaries "Murderball" and "The Aristocrats," said Wednesday it will release "The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till," which sheds new light on the 1955 murder of the black teenager.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.