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Race Against Time Jerry Mitchell


Race Against Time Jerry Mitchell

Race Against Time Jerry Mitchell
epub | 2.18 MB | English | Isbn:1451645147 | Author: Jerry Mitchell | PAge: 449 | Year: 2020


An award-winning investigative reporter shares the real-life detective story of how Klansmen came to justice in notorious unsolved civil rights cold cases-decades after they had gotten away with murder.
On June 21, 1964, more than twenty Klansmen murdered three civil rights workers. The killings, in what would become known as the "Mississippi Burning" case, were among the most brazen acts of violence during the Civil Rights Movement. And even though the killers' identities, including the sheriff's deputy, were an open secret, no one was charged with murder in the months and years that followed.

It took forty-one years before the mastermind was brought to trial and finally convicted for the three innocent lives he took. If there is one man who helped pave the way for justice, it is investigative reporter Jerry Mitchell.

In Race Against Time, Mitchell takes readers on the twisting, pulse-racing road that led to the reopening of four of...

Category:Biographies of Journalists, History of Southern U.S., Journalist Biographies