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In 1965, Rev. James Reeb was murdered in Selma, Alabama. Three men were tried and acquitted, but no one was ever held to account. Fifty years later, two journalists from Alabama return to the city where it happened, expose the lies that kept the murder from being solved and uncover a story about guilt and memory that says as much about America today as it does about the past.

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In 1965, Rev. James Reeb was murdered in Selma, Alabama. Three men were tried and acquitted, but no one was ever held to account. Fifty years later, two journalists from Alabama return to the city where it happened, expose the lies that kept the murder from being solved and uncover a story about guilt and memory that says as much about America today as it does about the past.

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hanneborris ,

Great and informative historytelling.

We went to Selma as international tourists, visited the museums and sights. Our AirBnB host suggested this podcast, and wow. This story deserves to be integrated into history, and told at the museums and sights of the Civil Rights Movement. Great journalism!

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