The BBA's Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Section sponsored a screening of the award winning documentary "Neshoba: The Price of Freedom."
Following the screening, a panel that included filmaker Micki Dickoff dicsussed the case in question and the process of filming the movie.
The panel included FBI Supervisory Special Agent Cynthia M. Deitle, who had led the FBI’s Civil Rights Program Cold Case Initiative investigating 110 unsolved civil rights era homicides; Professor Margaret A. Burnham from Northeastern University School of Law, whose Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project won a landmark settlement last year against Franklin County, Mississippi and Micki Dickoff, the film maker.
Guests packed the BBA's conference center for the exclusive screening.
Micki Dickoff discussed the long hours spend interviewing Edgar Ray Killen, mastermind of the 1964 murders of civil rights workers James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner, who was not held accountable until 2005.