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Murder in Mississippi (1990)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 5 February 1990
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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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Rita Schwerner
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James Chaney
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Fannie Lee Chaney
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Dennis
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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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5 February 1990 (USA)  »

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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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Very moving
1 November 1998 | by (New Hampton, IA) – See all my reviews

I like to watch this move as a prelude to Mississippi Burning. Great beginning.


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