American Playhouse: Season 2, Episode 8

For Us the Living: The Medgar Evers Story (22 Mar. 1983)

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Medgar Evers and his fight for Civil Rights in his hometown of Mississippi.



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Episode credited cast:
Gloster Current
Jimbo Collins (as Larry Fishburme)
Janet MacLachlan ...
Mildred (as Janet McLaughlan)
Thalmus Rasulala
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Medgar Evers and his fight for Civil Rights in his hometown of Mississippi.

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Comedy | Drama





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22 March 1983 (USA)  »

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This movie was released in 1983. Byron De La Beckwith, Medgar Ever's assassin, was not convicted until 1994. The details of this investigation were described in the film: Ghosts of Mississippi See more »


Followed by Ghosts of Mississippi (1996) See more »

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1 July 2000 | by (Mitchell, SD) – See all my reviews

This movie is a must see for all who are interested in accurate info on the civil rights movement. It was featured on movies in time on the History Channel. Although I enjoyed this movie it left me with a void, which the movie Ghosts of Mississippi filled. Neither can be watched without also seeing the other. Both are a must see for all who want a fuller picture of the events surrounding this great man's life, even if some of it may include a little hype by the movie industry.

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