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Updates and announcements about the project. PRESS CONTACT: Anne Husted, anne_husted@wgbh.org | Download Un(re)solved press kit here.

 

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FRONTLINE’s ‘Un(re)solved’ Leads Juneteenth Public Media Programming

CPB, June 17, 2021

Multiplatform experience tells the stories of lives cut short and a federal effort to investigate more than 150 cold cases that date back to the civil rights era.

America’s Legacy of Racist Killings: Key Takeaways from ‘Un(re)solved’

FRONTLINE, June 17, 2021

Civil rights era cold case killings. A federal effort to right past wrongs. What a FRONTLINE investigation reveals about the lives lost and the search for justice.

What Investigations of Cold Cases from the Civil Rights Era Can Offer

WTTW, June 17, 2021

Under the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act, the federal government has investigated more than 150 race-related cold cases. A new podcast and multiplatform project from Frontline examines its success, and what truth and justice look like in decades-old cases.

PBS Project 'Un(re)solved' Reveals More Than 150 Cold Case, Racially Motivated Murders

90.1 FM WABE, June 16, 2021

PBS' longtime investigative series "FRONTLINE" has dropped its latest: A multiplatform project that reveals more than 150 cold case, racially motivated murders -- mostly of Black Americans. "FRONTLINE" producers note that 26 victims in the database are from Georgia, second only to Mississippi, which lists 56.

Un(re)solved' Tells Stories Of Civil Rights Era Cold Cases

GBH News, June 16, 2021

A new multi-platform storytelling project from PBS’ FRONTLINE tells the stories of unsolved racist killings in America.

‘Un(re)solved’ AR Experience Shares Stories of Lives Taken in Hateful Racial Crimes

Animation World Network, June 8, 2021

Filmmaker Tamara Shogaolu and PBS’ ‘FRONTLINE’ collaborate on an animated, immersive web and interactive installation that shares the lives and histories of 151 victims from unsolved civil rights-era murder cases.

Klansmen Brutally Killed Their Father. They Now Say His Legacy Is Larger Than Life

NPR, June 4, 2021

Listen to one of the stories from our upcoming ‘Un(re)solved’ project on Morning Edition, produced in collaboration with StoryCorps.

FRONTLINE (PBS) Announces ‘Un(re)solved’ Podcast, Debuting at Tribeca Festival

FRONTLINE, June 3, 2021

FRONTLINE's new, multipart narrative podcast series "Un(re)solved" tells a story of lives cut short and a federal effort to re-examine cold cases that date back to the civil rights era. Listen to the trailer and subscribe to the series now to never miss an episode.

Tribeca Fest To Showcase Tamara Shogaolu’s Multiplatform Experience ‘Un(re)solved’

Black Film and TV, May 11, 2021

‘Un(re)solved’ is a multi-platform experience telling the story of and investigating more than 150 racially motivated civil rights-era killings.

FRONTLINE Announces ‘Un(re)solved,’ an Unprecedented Multiplatform Investigation of Civil Rights Era Cold Case Murders

FRONTLINE, May 4, 2021

World premiering at the Tribeca Festival, Un(re)solved will ultimately include a web interactive, podcast mini-series, touring augmented-reality installation, broadcast documentary, educational curriculum, and events.

Tribeca Festival Immersive Lineup Announced

Tribeca, April 27, 2021

‘Un(re)solved’ is among the immersive projects debuting at Tribeca Festival in June.

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Support for Un(re)solved provided by PBS; the Corporation for Public Broadcasting; the Abrams Foundation; the Jonathan Logan Family Foundation; The WNET Group’s Chasing the Dream, a public media initiative that examines poverty, justice, and economic opportunity in America, with major funding by The JPB Foundation and additional funding from The Peter G. Peterson and Joan Ganz Cooney Fund; the GBH Catalyst Fund; the FRONTLINE Journalism Fund with major support from Jon and Jo Ann Hagler on behalf of the Jon L. Hagler Foundation; the Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund; the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center; The Barbra Streisand Foundation; and Unity Software, Inc. through its Unity Charitable Fund, a fund of the Tides Foundation. Funding for FRONTLINE is provided through the support of PBS viewers and by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Major funding for FRONTLINE is provided by the Ford Foundation. Additional funding is provided by the Abrams Foundation; the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; Park Foundation; and the FRONTLINE Journalism Fund with major support from Jon and Jo Ann Hagler on behalf of the Jon L. Hagler Foundation.