PG-13 | | Drama, History
A Mississippi district attorney and the widow of Medgar Evers struggle to finally bring a white racist to justice for the 1963 murder of the civil rights leader.
Both Medgar Evers' wife, Myrlie Evers, and older brother, Charles Evers, tried their hand at politics. In 1970, Myrlie Evers ran unsuccessfully against John H. Rousselot for U.S. Congress twice. In 1987, Los Angeles mayor Tom Bradley appointed her ... ...
I love the land of my birth. I do not mean just America as a country, but Mississippi - the state in which I was born.
When DeLaughter is brushing his son's hair in the bathroom, the child actor looks off-camera (either at his parent, the director, or a cue card).
$168,012 (USA) (22 December 1996)
$13,052,741 (USA) (16 March 1997)
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