The Mississippi Burning Trial
A Primary Source Account
This book focuses on the story of three civil rights workers murdered in Mississippi by the Ku Klux Klan in the summer of 1964, and the trial that followed. Using primary source images, documents, and excerpts from the trial, this book provides information on the investigation of the nineteen defendants, the trial, and the verdict that put seven of them behind bars.
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"The authors draw readers into the societal events that led up to each trial and influenced its outcome."
--School Library Journal
"Each volume of this sensational series ...will be especially useful and interesting for high school students. Recommended."
--Library Media Connection