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Resource ID: #10738
Subject: Crime
Source: Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, Miss.)



Ku Klux Klan member Dyron De La Beckwith was tried twice in 1964 for the 1963 murder of Mississippi NAACP leader Medgar Evers, neither all-white jury could agree on a verdict for Beckwith. Thirty years later in the same courtroom, Beckwith was found guilty of murdering Evers.

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