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Octavo, black cloth & blue boards, gilt letters, 288 pp. Fine (As New), in a FIne (As New) dust jacket. Ò...[Morris] brings together the harsh realities of race and the magical illusions of Hollywood in an unusual book about the making of the movie Ghosts of Mississippi and its more complicated historical background: the 1963 assassination of the courageous civil rights activist Medgar Evers and the conviction thirty years later of his killer, Byron De La Beckwith, in one of the most striking cases in the annals of American jurispudence....[It] is not only a dramatic account of the making of a major motion picture about one of themost heinous crimes of this century; it is also an examination of the murder tiself and the people involved that explains why it took so long for justice to prevail. Morris was on hand both for the trial and for the making of the movie...Ó
Title: The Ghosts of Medgar Evers: A Tale of Race, Murder, Mississippi, and Hollywood.
Location Published: New York: Random House, . First Edition, As Stated.
Categories: African American History
Seller ID: 05063scs