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Independent Lens | Spies of Mississippi | Medgar Evers’ Widow Thanks Reporter | PBS
Premiering February 10, 2014 at 10pm/9c. Check local listings:

In this video extra from the Independent Lens documentary Spies of Mississippi, journalist Jerry Mitchell expands on how he discovered the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission’s secret surveillance files — 2400 pages — which led to the re-opening of the Medgar Evers murder case. He talks to Evers’ widow, who recalls the trial and thanks Mitchell for helping her find peace.

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