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Beckwith, Byron de la

Works: 32 works in 55 publications in 1 language and 6,507 library holdings
Genres: Interviews 
Classifications: E185.61,
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Most widely held works by Byron de la Beckwith
Southern justice the murder of Medgar Evers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The assassination of Medgar Evers is placed within the context of race relations in Mississippi at mid-century by means of archival photography, interviews with Myrlie Evers and convicted murderer Byron de la Beckwith, and reenactments of murder trial scenes
Primetime live( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"After 10 days of background research and 10 persistent days of reporting and physically retracing the steps of the murder in Jackson, Mississippi; ABC News PrimeTime Live producer Ti-Hua Chang found four witnesses who directly contradicted the major testimony of the alleged murderer after 27 years. ... The story of Medgar Evers['] murder in 1963 and the subsequent two deadlocked all-white juries in 1964 had been reopened by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger Newspaper in the fall of 1989"--1990 Peabody Awards entry form excerpt. This program uses archival footage, photographs and interviews to look at the murder of black civil rights leader Medgar Evers and to hear the testimony of four witnesses who were never called to testify in the two trials of Evers' accused murderer, Byron de la Beckwith. Also discussed is the possible involvement of the State Sovereignty Commission in a cover-up of evidence in the murder. Includes footage of: race violence and protests in Jackson; excerpts of speeches of Evers, Gov. George Wallace and President Kennedy; footage of the murder scene; Beckwith's first two trials; and an excerpt of an interview with Beckwith after his arrest for carrying a bomb
[Kerry Packer appearance] Murder in Mississippi( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-eight years after twice being tried for the murder of civil rights leader, Medgar Evers, Byron De La Beckwith is to stand trial again. The programme also considers Mrs. Myrlie Evers quest for justice and the involvement of the Ku Klux Klan
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.23 (from 0.13 for The assass ... to 1.00 for [Kerry Pac ...)

Alternative Names
Beckwith, Byron de la ca. 20.Jh.

Byron De La Beckwith Amerikaanse fanatici en moordenaars

Byron De La Beckwith attivista statunitense

Byron De La Beckwith US-amerikanischer Fanatiker und Mörder

De la Beckwith, Byron

DeLaBeckwith, Byron ca. 20.Jh.

Байрон де ла Беквит


English (43)

Ghosts of Mississippi : the murder of Medgar Evers, the trials of Byron de la Beckwith, and the haunting of the new SouthOf long memory : Mississippi and the murder of Medgar EversThe ghosts of Medgar Evers : a tale of race, murder, Mississippi, and HollywoodNever too late : a prosecutor's story of justice in the Medgar Evers caseThe assassination of Medgar EversRacism on trial : from the Medgar Evers murder case to "Ghosts of Mississippi"Portrait of a racist : the real life of Byron De La Beckwith