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Murder in Mississippi (1990)

TV Movie  |  Not Rated  |   |  Drama  |  5 February 1990 (USA)
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In 1964, members of the Ku Klux Klan murdered three Civil Rights workers who had traveled to the South to encourage African-American voter registration. Examines the last three weeks in the lives of the slain activists.

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In 1964, members of the Ku Klux Klan murdered three Civil Rights workers who had traveled to the South to encourage African-American voter registration. Examines the last three weeks in the lives of the slain activists.

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Asesinato en Mississippi  »

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In a 2009 interview with the Houston, Texas, magazine "OutSmart," Tom Hulce said that while they were shooting this movie outside of Atlanta, Georgia, there was a call for extras to appear in a Ku Klux Klan rally scene, and some of the potential extras brought their own personal Klan outfits. Hulce called that "a little tense". See more »

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Version of Mississippi Burning (1988) See more »

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Shocked...
13 October 1999 | by (Maastricht, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie on TV tonight. My girlfriend and me where really shocked, that terrible things like this happend: and even worse, no one got convicted!

I hope that people learn from movies like this, it's put together real good. --> really get's you at the heart & soul, even makes you feel a little guilty.


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