American Experience

The Murder of Emmett Till

Season 15 Episode 12 | 53m 1s Video has closed captioning.

The murder and the trial horrified the nation and the world. Till's death was a spark that helped mobilize the Civil Rights movement. Three months after his body was pulled from the Tallahatchie River, the Montgomery bus boycott began.

Aired: 07/27/20

Expires: 07/26/23

Rating: NR

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