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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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4.7 out of 5
6.4K Ratings

6.4K Ratings

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I NEED MORE!!!

I finished this in about 2 days it was very well done painted a movie in my head I loved every minute of it!

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This was a really well told account of one of many “White Lies” in our country’s past and present. The hosts/journalists Chip and Andrew, through their skillful storytelling, drew attention to a subject (Civil Rights and really we should mean Human Rights!) that white people (and I am white) are too often afraid to discuss. I hope there will be future seasons and more stories told by these two!

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