TV Movie | R | | Drama
In 1998, a stunning crime thrust Jasper, Texas into the spotlight. What happened on that summer evening - the death of black hitchhiker James Byrd, Jr. by three white men - became a flash-point for the state of race relations in America.
Despite similar last name, Director Jeffrey W. Byrd is not related to James Byrd, Jr.
Though set in Jasper, Texas, pharmacy window contains advertisements for "Canada's #1 Weight Loss System."