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The murder of Emmett Till

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Title:The murder of Emmett Till

Web site companion to the PBS film "The murder of Emmett Till." The site contains a transcript of the film, a timeline of significant events from the birth of Mamie Till in 1921 to her death in 2003, information about people and events covered in the film, and a teacher's guide for using the film in the class room. The site also includes individuals' memories of the event and a look at segregation in Mississippi and Illinois at the time of the murder and now.

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Types:Instructional materials | Web sites | Texts (document genres) | Documentaries and factual works | Study guides | Timelines (chronologies)
Subjects:Till, Emmett, 1941-1955 | Till-Mobley, Mamie, d. 2003 | Murder--Mississippi | African American boys--Mississippi | Men, White--Mississippi | African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi | Segregation--Mississippi | African American women--Illinois--Chicago | Chicago (Ill.) | Cook County (Ill.) | Leflore County (Miss.)
Collection:American Experience
Institution:PBS Online
Contributors:American experience (Television program) | PBS Online
Online Publisher:[Arlington, Va.] : Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Persistent Link to Item:http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/till/