American Experience

Searching for the Bodies

Clip: Season 26 Episode 6 | 2m 51s

After three civil rights workers went missing in Mississippi on June 21, 1964, Rita Schwerner (the wife of missing Mickey Schwerner) played an important role in getting the press and the nation to pay attention to the case. "Freedom Summer" premieres on American Experience PBS June 24 at 9/8c.

Aired: 06/24/14

Rating: NR

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