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The murder of Emmett Till

Author: David Robson
Publisher: Farmington Hills, MI : Lucent Books, ©2010.
Series: Crime scene investigations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the events and investigation surrounding the 1955 kidnapping and murder of teenage Emmett Till and describes how the ensuing murder trial became a catalyst for the civil rights movement.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Emmett Till; Emmett Till
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Robson
ISBN: 9781420502138 1420502131 9780793695522 079369552X
OCLC Number: 430736625
Description: 104 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction: Boy from Chicago --
Crime --
Investigation and trial --
Physical evidence and eyewitnesses --
Renewed interest and case reopened --
Case closed --
Epilogue: Still seeking justice --
Notes --
Glossary --
For more information --
Index --
Picture credits --
About the author.
Series Title: Crime scene investigations.
Responsibility: by David Robson.

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Focuses on the investigation that led to the acquittal of the two men accused of killing Emmett Till.  Read more...

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