Independent Lens

Spies of Mississippi: Medgar Eversĺ䁥_ Widow Thanks Report

Clip: Season 15 Episode 11 | 4m 35s

In this video extra from the Independent Lens documentary Spies of Mississippi, journalist Jerry Mitchell expands on how he discovered the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission’s secret surveillance files — 2400 pages — which led to the re-opening of the Medgar Evers murder case. He talks to Evers’ widow, who recalls the trial and thanks Mitchell for helping her find peace.

Aired: 02/10/14

Rating: TV-PG

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