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Spies of Mississippi

Season 15 Episode 11 | 55m 17s | Video has closed captioning.

The story of a secret spy agency formed by the state of Mississippi to preserve segregation during the 1950s and ‘60s. Granted broad powers, this commission investigated citizens and organizations in attempts to derail the civil rights movement.

Aired: 02/11/14

Expired: 03/12/14

Rating: TV-PG

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