Record: untold story of Emmett Louis Till, The
untold story of Emmett Louis Till, The
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The film that helped reopen one of historys most notorious cold case civil rights murders is the result of the directors 10-year journey to uncover the truth. In August, 1955, Mamie Till-Mobley of Chicago sent her only child, Emmett Louis Till, to visit relatives in the Mississippi Delta. Little did she know that only 8 days later, Emmett would be abducted from his Great-Uncles home, brutally beaten and murdered for one of the oldest Southern taboos : whistling at a white woman in public....