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“Forgotten as Quickly as Possible”?: (September 24–September 30)

Davis W. Houck, Matthew A. Grindy, and Keith A. Beauchamp

in Emmett Till and the Mississippi Press

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110157
eISBN:
9781604733044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110157.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter describes the impact of the acquittal of the two accused, Roy Bryant and John William Milam, in the Emmett Till murder case. Newspapers exhibited mixed reactions to the outcome of the ... More


“Like Father—Like Son”: (October 1955–January 1956)

Davis W. Houck, Matthew A. Grindy, and Keith A. Beauchamp

in Emmett Till and the Mississippi Press

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110157
eISBN:
9781604733044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110157.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the attempts to establish parallels between Louis Till and his son, Emmett. It explains that in an investigation conducted by the U.S. Senate, it was discovered that Louis Till ... More


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