9 episodes

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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    • 4.9, 24 Ratings

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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4.9 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

R Ann 1 ,

Everyone should listen!

Highly recommend this podcast

Julehu ,

Wow what an amazing podcast

It was uncomfortable listening but given the story this is not surprising. Thank you to everyone who had the courage to pursue this story.

Lucy NZ ,

Fantastic history

As a New Zealander this story starts making sense of current Trump America. It is a land based on lies and racist terrorism and murder. Astounding how a country just can not accept its brutal past. Time for truth to come out.

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