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Premiere Date: January 22, 2003
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Whitney Dow and Marco Williams describe what happened in Jasper, Texas after the dragging death of a black man by a white supremacist.
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Two Towns of Jasper (112 min.)
Whitney Dow, Marco Williams
January 22, 2002
Two Towns of Jasper covers the three murder trials, from January through December 1999. Find out more about the town of Jasper and what has happened to the residents of Jasper and the men convicted of murdering James Byrd, Jr. since filming stopped.
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