The Mississippi burning trial : a primary source account
|Format:||Print Book 2004|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
This book focuses on the story of three civil rights workers murdered in Mississippi by the Ku Klux Klan in the summer of 1964 and the trial that followed. Using primary source images, documents, and excerpts from the trial, this book provides information on the investigation of the nineteen defendants, the trial, and the verdict that put seven of them behind bars.
ContentsUnderstanding Mississippi in the 1960s
Piecing together the crime
In the courtroom
Jury deliberation and the verdict.
|Series||Great trials of the 20th century.|
Chaney, James Earl, -- 1943-1964.
Schwerner, Michael Henry, -- 1939-1964.
Trials (Murder) -- Mississippi -- Meridian.
Murder -- Mississippi -- Neshoba County -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights workers -- Crimes against -- Mississippi -- Neshoba County -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights workers.
|Publisher|| New York :Rosen Pub. Group,2004
"Rosen central primary source."
64 pages : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 27 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 58-59) and index.