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American Reckoning
Who killed Wharlest Jackson Sr.? In investigating the unsolved 1967 murder of a local NAACP leader, "American Reckoning" reveals an untold story of the civil rights movement and Black resistance.
February 15, 2022
FRONTLINE and Retro Report Present “American Reckoning”
The latest installment of FRONTLINE’s multiplatform Un(re)solved initiative, "American Reckoning" offers an extraordinary look at the civil rights era through rare archival footage and the story of the murder of a local NAACP leader in Natchez, Mississippi.
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FRONTLINE and Retro Report Present “American Reckoning”
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Un(re)solved Installation Exhibition - Mississippi Premiere
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The "Un(re)solved" web interactive
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