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Episode #16

Murder

Air date 06/12/13
Host: Maggie Stevenson

Medgar Evers pulled into his driveway just after midnight on June 12, 1963. He was carrying Jim Crow Must Go T-shirts as he stepped from his car. That’s when his family heard the gunshot. They found him lying on the concrete and bleeding profusely. He had been shot through the back. Neighbors carried Evers to the hospital, but his wound was too severe. He died just after 1AM.