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Moses Wright Tells the Story of Emmett Till

In this clip - from the PBS documentary, "Eyes on the Prize" - Moses ("Mose") Wright tells what happened the night Roy Bryant and J.W. Milam abducted his great-nephew, Emmett TIll, from his home east of Money, Mississippi.

Mose Wright identified Emmett's badly disfigured remains by a ring he was wearing. 

This clip also includes an interview with Curtis Jones who was at Bryant's Grocery and Meat Market the day Emmett entered the store, bought his candy and talked with Carolyn Bryant.

See, also:

Emmett Till Described by His Mother

Emmet Till - Abduction by Bryant and Milam

Emmett Till - Mother Describes the Body

Emmett Till - Historical Footage

Emmett Till - The Murder Trial

Emmett Till - No Kidnapping Charges

Emmett Till - A New Case

 


Media Credits

Clip from the PBS documentary, "Eyes on the Prize" - produced by Blackside and aired as a special presentation for "American Experience" - online courtesy PBS and YouTube.  Copyright PBS, all rights reserved.  Provided here as fair use for educational purposes.

 

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