Lynching of Emmett Till A Documentary Narrative

ISBN-10: 0813921228
ISBN-13: 9780813921228
Edition: 2002
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
Publication date: 10/29/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Shifting Grounds of History and Memory
Discovery and Indictment
Two White Men Charged with Kidnaping Negro
Parents and Relatives Keep Silent in Case of Boy Charged with Ugly Remarks to Storekeeper[']s Wife
Muddy River Gives Up Body of Brutally Slain Negro Boy
Designed to Inflame
Mississippi Notebook: Our State a Target for Hate Campaign
A Lynch-Murder Aids Enemies of the South
Blood on Their Hands
End the Racist Conspiracy!
Meddling in Local Case Creates Problems
Mother's Tears Greet Son Who Died a Martyr
Mother Waits in Vain for Her "Bo"
50,000 Mourn at Bier of Lynched Negro Child
"Were Never into Meanness" Says Accused Men's Mother
Charleston Sheriff Says Body in River Wasn't Young Till
Grand Jury Gets Case: Troops Posted in Delta as Mob Violence Feared in Aftermath to Slaying
Lynching Post-Facto
Bad News for NAACP
Mississippi Notebook: Our People Have Behaved Mighty Well
The Trial
Day One, Monday, September
Jury Selection Reveals Death Demand Unlikely
Jim Crow Press at Till Trial
Wives Serious, Children Romp as Trial Begins
The Baby Sitter
Day Two, Tuesday, September
Lynched Boy's Mother Sees Jurymen Picked
Jokes, Threats Are Blended at Tension-Packed Sumner
Grandstand Play Again
Roman Circus
Judge Swango Is Good Promoter for South
Heart of Darkness
Day Three, Wednesday, September
He Went All the Way
Uncle of Till's Identifies Pair of Men Who Abducted Chicago Negro
Slain Boy's Uncle Identifies Bryant, Milam on Stand
Mother, "Surprise Witness" Give Dramatic Testimony: Mamie Bradley Says Corpse Was That of Her Slain Son [part 2]
Day Four, Thursday, September
Mother, "Surprise Witness" Give Dramatic Testimony: Mamie Bradley Says Corpse Was That of Her Slain Son [part 1]
Mother Insulted on Witness Stand
The Future
Youth Puts Milam in Till Death Barn
Judge Sends Jury Out of Courtroom during Testimony of Defendant Roy Bryant's Wife
Mrs. Bryant Tells How Northern Negro Grabbed Her, "Wolf-Whistled" in Store
Woman in Lynching Case Weaves Fantastic Story
Sheriff Strider's Testimony Raises Doubt Body in River Was Till Youth
Day Five, Friday, September
Jury Hears Defense and Prosecution Arguments as Testimony Ends in Kidnap-Slaying Case
Called Lynch-Murder, "Morally, Legally" Wrong
Defendants Receive Handshakes, Kisses
2 Face Trial as "Whistle" Kidnapers--Due to Post Bond and Go Home
Mississippi Jungle Law Frees Slayers of Child
Post-Trial Reactions and Assessments
Fair Trial Was Credit to Mississippi
Acquittal
The Verdict at Sumner
Letter to the Editor
The Shame of Our Nation
The State of Mississippi Still Carries the Burden
Justice in Sumner
Langston Hughes Wonders Why No Lynching Probe
The Till Case Verdict
What You Can Do about the Disgrace in Sumner
A Careful, Last Look
Double Murder in Mississippi
Southern Style
Press Release, Office of the Honorable Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.
I Think the Till Jury Will Have Uneasy Conscience
Whose Circus?
Memo from the American Jewish Committee on European Reaction to the Till Case, 7 October 1955
Selected Letters to the Editor
From the Washington Afro-American
From the Baltimore Afro-American
From the Cleveland Call and Post
From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
From the Atlanta Constitution
Searching for the Truth
James L. Hicks's "Inside Story" of the Emmet Till Trial (series from Cleveland Call and Post)
Sheriff Kept Key Witness Hid in Jail During Trial
White Reporters Doublecrossed Probers Seeking Lost Witnesses
The Mississippi Lynching Story: Luring Terrorized Witnesses from the Plantations Was Toughest Job
Jimmy Hicks Tells Inside Story of Infamous Mississippi Lynch Case
Defender Tracks Down Mystery Till "Witnesses"
Here Is What "Too Tight" Said
An Open Letter To U.S. Attorney General Herbert Brownell and FBI Chief J. Edgar Hoover
Emmett Till Is Alive
The Shocking Story of Approved Killing in Mississippi
What's Happened to the Emmett Till Killers?
From Time Bomb: Mississippi Exposed and the Full Story of Emmett Till
Memoirs
From "Mamie Bradley's Untold Story"
From Wolf Whistle and Other Stories
From For Us, the Living
From Coming of Age in Mississippi
From Soul On Ice
From The River of No Return: The Autobiography of a Black Militant and the Life and Death of SNCC
From My Soul is Rested: Movement Days in the Deep South Remembered
From "On Being Black and Middle Class"
Remembering Emmett Till
Growing Up White in the South: An Essay
From Life on the Color Line: The True Story of a White Boy Who Discovered He Was Black
From Profiles in Black Courage
The Killing of Black Boys
Literary Explorations
Requiem for a Fourteen-Year-Old
Mississippi--1955
The Money, Mississippi, Blues
A Cause for Justice
For Emmett Till
Blood on Mississippi
Mississippi
A Tribute to Emmett Till
For Moses Wright (Uncle of Emmett Louis Till)
Promotional Flyer for "A Good Place to Raise a Boy"
A Bronzeville Mother Loiters in Mississippi. Meanwhile, a Mississippi Mother Burns Bacon
The Last Quatrain of the Ballad of Emmett Till
The Death of Emmett Till
Note for Blues
Till
Afterimages
Emmett Till
From 1935: A Memoir
Emmett Till and the Men Who Killed Him
The Lovesong of Emmett Till
Emmett Till
Can I Write of Flowers?
Afterword
Index

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