• Murder in Mississippi (1990)

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Release Date: 1990

DVD Release Date: January 15th, 2008

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
In 1964, New York City activist Mickey Schwerner (Tom Hulce) takes a field position in rural Mississippi on behalf of the civil rights group known as the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE). There Schwerner; his wife, Rita (Jennifer Grey) ; and fellow activists Andrew Goodman (Josh Charles) and James Chaney (Blair Underwood) endure harassment by local thugs and police, as well as violent hate-mongers the Ku Klux Klan, in their quest to help African-Americans secure their basic human rights.

Cast: Tom Hulce, Blair Underwood, Jennifer Grey, CCH Pounder, Andre Braugher, Josh Charles, Royce D. Applegate, Donzaleigh Abernathy

Director: Roger Young

Genres: Docudrama

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