A Murder in Texas: Hate on Trial


60m 1999

Brief Synopsis

Examines the case of James Byrd Jr., an African-American who was murdered on June 7, 1998 by three white men in a truck. The program interviews, infiltrates and examines the white supremacy movement to which the suspects are believed to be linked. Interviews include the founders and leaders of the w

Film Details

Also Known As
Headline Discovery (01/25/99), Heart of Darkness, Murder in Texas: Hate on Trial
Release Date
1999

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

Examines the case of James Byrd Jr., an African-American who was murdered on June 7, 1998 by three white men in a truck. The program interviews, infiltrates and examines the white supremacy movement to which the suspects are believed to be linked. Interviews include the founders and leaders of the white supremacy organizations as they talk about their vision of a white America. The program draws together James Byrd's family, opposing Black and Jewish organizations, the KKK and the author of what the FBI calls "the bible of the racist right."

Film Details

Also Known As
Headline Discovery (01/25/99), Heart of Darkness, Murder in Texas: Hate on Trial
Release Date
1999

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

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