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it's b all the wicked gone there was your first cousin really does visit says his various reasons no well isn't it now because my grandfather was a recall of it wasn't like there was a form of an interest in a yes the and tammy don't as atlanta cause they remember where you know a bunch of books and articles see the pitches but you know what was on the line
the center of attention models themselves special guest now sell them to come here and he stood there is a speech impediment that uses the sound of rejection of those who know and it wasn't for years a low level is the one that the two actually do it saddened reason whereas said that they had said that that you pay people to tell a joke when it was really a semi a lot of joseph o'neill so mccain you know those absolutes so those sanctions and other characters from the south in the last four years
will have the count on one hand how many will decide to go down south come with a whole stew was at what had happened to our imaginary without suvs what my grandfather resources great uncle my grandfather came here to chicago for sale and no they decided to let me go right with him south and they want to go and they were reluctant to and the ghosts or south because of those rules and menopause in the south indian wars and endurance to oscillate descent eleven going wheeler from downtown chicago illinois station remember forever there are innocent civilians
and what was the news so the us was no we we say that the rules and stuff down south he noted that you know they'll still they wanted to go first cousins really are there's a nuclear bomb i have no idea what the cells like as tonight and i do so i was like it because the original price of the explosion so if you can even imagine people even children now and they just can't imagine how that will say a lot of this so i asked what rubenstein for him was that he could be with us from love and free spirited woman who could get into oh girl problems solved and he was fourteen when he just turned forty just thirteen for women
because contraception and its feet chicago and that's alice was going on right after world war two any of my understanding was that war to you know an inch congo and north and they're very optimistic people thought that there was going to be a change that things are changing jobs are opening up i think any government stuff like their own you're young boy but dough for us to count in chicago susie optimistic was a safe place to go where's the cardinals will scribble tamarins for economic reasons not necessarily food safety with the victim as simon stone and not a lot of people out of jostling tensions have all the opportunities focuses in chicago are a somber mood of influences
you don't know you know iliff a vivid that there are the rules and the south of them and didn't know oh you know and i know that when we went down south asia task on schools on the south you want one job as you that you're going back to go what they tell you about the sounds were told me over for most of the mass extinction so and i didn't know when i was back at home at work and happen to say yes ma'am no ma'am mr mills so then when you're going to a mall stores were the words were but when it came to comfort with them are returning to be aware of fossils were referred but we get to the theaters along with lawyers outside mohammad initially get that story and get so what song of his own idea and i can i can remember you know in the sixties there were when they would tell me you know so does that back in the fifties when you know the rebels to someone would you can't
tell you know orchestrally going south to say this memo memo servicer though is preparing for what could have been dealing with the south and the people that live the soloist compared you know to my view to stay out of trouble so i and that was given because i thought what are the refrigerator because he was a free spirit had no knowledge of us now i had no idea was warmer than our panel is a free spirit in memphis person that could be in trouble to tell you know the story of lot of that day we got winners to atlanta goes to
which go for just if you can remember back that tom we want to restore on monday we move through miles down the world from town itself a look at a gun first half of the innocent have picassos or not i would want my uncle phil kollar to golf to money to do things you buy in the store and that is the reason that we went to one in the latin or remember i went to school for just some things they remembered that recruiters mr was in the store in the two came into the story and as they came and this stuart so eventually came out of the store the camera store in this
chemical spill and whistles and after the whistle there right not only for the right to not only live about it became can we all that spirit and sausages going to hustle bustle of the conflict such as weren't an issue and how we all jumped in moscow and we jumped on that have a lot of emotional recall someone had a similar lawsuit and the hardy boys get into the car and i say we give the winner for so few okay as we are there's a car go and that's so we think it's the people from the store going to get us so we speak to assert their job and we ran
down to the phil campbells who is some relief and there was anger over the roof and she said you know you notice more of this is that once an event is more raucous and of course until they decide to go about father where it took place and we did and this is all a way is that we didn't that includes a hassle as it went by those were last night in florida was available so they want to remove the dam and there was this ban on midnight so they're looking for for more from chicago and so your grandfather had no idea what was going on when a little bit as helpless on the metaphors like so we can't from our own first
the first entered with a forceful and a good friendly awful models of equipment and we want to make sure i'm mark rosen and all of our laws and that they're they don't wake up with an actual and they are they got to know mr olson that was and a bit with him and why we were in that too will say yes unlimited rage into curves and settle things to him mr tull talk about political mixed or to get help so wonderful who's talking to them and it's a little bit of that if it was not a course at the top of the list was found them when they left it was still four even sort of a golf
course the song garden could massey or hand before your face that are mostly larson of imminent and that's when the thing that was a sunday mourners on one last song that's the worse actually and ceo leave without a synonym of them and just to hear her large holes so the whole family come to the door what what did you hear what did you feel also fear that causes as well good for you for you know and we had done another significant that so as a result the south koreans in the church people live in the south so i don't have a church because this was the savior there was no question in this trial for most people is the descendents of them do from the police show no protection so because over religious or her
modeling and training us are way over the senate was a survivor of the video is announcing my whole life care reform it doesn't really have all of the energy for that has affected me a channel or where is now pressing the oppressive in a church for forty years what happened after they took an ad out of the house he's gone when she was there which was a pack on me you know what was going to sit there and go back to sleep in a while the freeway a house i have my plans thinking that some provisions on and on the woods and about the meanings of the words nobody talked about diversity houses of
the uk as a thousand and nine she could see and i don't want to go to one of those listed because i don't remember most of them all that are they like mr all a government that is second to the heels two miles' house and there wasn't and i suppose we'll know sleeping as that tonight because even enough of a lot of power out i was a little come because of the source of them either caught trying to as they come and so they had to be there that's a service and more votes than the current constitution reopens a sudden miracles lesson so he said on that they took an analogy and any
young talk about that there was no like angelou he was just shows us why there's also rumors to for a mormon women took him about well well to an initial and cousin out of the novel was an immediate wake of the little of the virus in his twelve years old so you have this in the house and no one cultivate a long while and nobody went to the rescue we visited images mr plant it's a game that was on to talk about the goals of those live i'll kill him and a third of those killed almost of the civil rights movement and most of the movie opens in artisan voter those sort of nightmare on this and someone's arm
and stan no you know for services to low the center for listeners were terrorists investor and all because he it was a little of this before then in this you have an idea what those lines because of those closures are part of a cure for less than it was this way of life down there well and one of the rules and they remember few days before the border with a flat over the summer
a caller have it then report the provincial as well in an overcoat and greg goebel is the gaza situation they were part of the you know all seven made a civil protection you feel the wind and so what are you doing and what we'll listen to and when we do that with the fact that we were fourteen the good things is that some of what they want to ensure that you know saw him on these losses and only me oh well well said because i think it was at the whole thing and being taken seriously like everybody else who knew the so there are there lots of
them are expands this always been so nice three and finally get this all of it was in all the sort of the woods until so what was the those riots tore my orchestral and was it unique who was an ill advised the riots from visuals ursula we don't know with a standard for those two of the most do his own use those tools to be run by white serve black was asked at a real standard for the source of this as your own records of mr works
now so in this story you saw this violent jihad because you do that so well well there's a storm sixty syrian know why nobody wants us what was violent he did say that you know in which is due to congress's since he was a light on what it was reporter aurora or mortar store where his willingness to ask questions because they know it just it
was also a kind of payment takes read me show we look at some of the south the other day and talked about you know the south and stuff like that and this was kind of country that you got paid i'll tell us or we went to south new beginnings of competent that or worse the london have to wait until a big hit so yeah and our late august and we pick on for half of the rules those values as well
wilson's so you look at a big part of the story our time to have all your coming you start of maybe you know mass on september in iraq colin low with alice i came to an actual school a gun salute always then when it came on like to use that everyone until each castle and live well things
so recently so a little more than i want to remember ever wanted us out of the middle of the city that they were within the country was one k dollars to live as i'm usually a you know the brian say goodbye as we're working poor when people you know in the tv and i think their cargo and you know and look at some of the same reasons the lives of the poor black people and the poor whites and so presumably is omar's of the portion for a homeless and so for this civil matters and can only feel are the men to live next to mrs oil in the country there was a white man and they have to work hard just like you are is
always sit in the south that you you are in the greatest danger but poor whites with gaza who was competing with two whistles always a privileged son was trying to start over it's a live event that one thing that they held onto that separated them was the whites there saddles this is as a local laws of prayer as long as a whole you know the main thing was alone they had great passion and the region for the white women and there was one thing to get you in trouble with anything of a thought you make of a fallen us for all of this as part of her and he cannot wait i think in the south are maxim why you don't like them and the
limits or muscle militias you're a neutral for punitive damages at a certain asylum of course when it more as a fan of the virtual world this awful lot for lots of business a vigil which one's which was they'll the white one of several analysts of those that is that all is calm the gringo or to get the three station in mind when he was sitting how about julia lesson that's the next stage and to use them right i remember the train station and money
as a seven you will leave in our money coming to chicago mr deo well as us and you know these days and also you know sort of trying to know because we didn't see trains in terms of things like the river raises the mccutcheon doesn't see that much of him okay you know i'll spare to me in my mind as you know and i guess most people have the most money mississippi the murderous of his was no foreign influences i think the population was about one hundred to two hundred people and those rich delta land we don't want a lot of people in one oakland will grow crops so money was a very small dollar stores
along one side of the street the few that were there and that people were scattered throughout indiana farmland we have a river that rate in half in front of our house and when the rules for water will run under your house all night and all day to us it was fun because it was in one of the aisles of bilbo still reason to watch on one of those concerned gazans watch lot of bridges does it work money mara sewell jobs while we're mechanized farming it hurt your country in south carolina who is
also more volunteers of problems too in the south so he left well call things up at one point and then one of my most workers use it so rough on the way home and others he calls them though i'm probably not been hoping that he does have a killer normal because to make a message aimed to be just one of the one of the soul you know wolves came lilly no artist then the terminus in cameron and they don't when he was fourteen and has to do with the other main reason that we left the south for all living organisms living part of our family and wesson revolver creek three do you do when you're going
back and so on animals long time ago but go back downtown la and your uncle was they're saying that as a reasonable argument a few companies this visit speed on it or is it this or why they were you know the fuel easy to a vessel was
right there we took care of business and that there is well known in the community and then a bridge on the rest of the people in that community and in the south and this isn't surprising that is our enemy yes you say like you know when you see an audio does the success of and he seems an unlikely person to kind of be the one to stand up in a new local court in point these white men now you know what it was was that this scene martin's there is this is about koren about that so that's got a person who wants the window or their resolutions
well i think that there's been told in the world is that stuff is that girl was with a picture of it and you know that's sort of the idea of digital white girl or something that you say was his girlfriend he says someone from school you about one of the pages are a lot of there was that period of time but it you know oh oliver because if you just can't tell me that story you know that that image hans joachim showcases something i can't remember names of showing that you know and the reason that it was usually just that he's a light didn't know these kids over when more oil and the pitch
is working on the wall and so when you campaign you told ayotte way more wild animals is in the picture that they had pictures and this leaves the veil of a lot of time there and i think this one is a long form you know it wasn't as though you know and i think i'm i think minnesota's a jewish words from iran's there i said it so those are you know you are a lot of resistant as it was a horrible flu known there is no
i do that schools all black anyway confinement the original poster as this is about the news so activists haven't you left are you surprised that they add that these men are arrested and when we do we surprise of errors our motto in wrestling room buy a prius or a result was real surprised because in this song that it had ever been so why people who have done something to our people know there was always this move on a lot of our people are suffering a lot of news analysts say they expect the trial live in his dual saw the falls i know there are white women chairs and one anything there's
less those portable sagas we work on the spurs have that the rest of the family for business and i think all really made a rest because it became so well known all the world they went all over the world the forty or so and to kill fourteen will only still fertile to kill fourteen year old actress last monday well treated humanely and it is a slap in the face to so america was forced to do and mississippi and peeking our
was a first for the first time that there you heard that and it was dead our bodies was part owner that you know if you saw pictures of that it really is a group that recently renamed it was there were no bass on him for going on sunday they found his body that winston and i'm sure we will talk about what we saw there was communication and it was news so insurers assume as they found him which was on wednesday do when you first saw the pictures and changing only occasionally felt our memory to remember how are so when i first saw the pictures because and two so i had more sorrow
and know our pain behind it and just the person that had been mutilated and this williams was most concerned that is slowly simmered in an anonymous thousand est shots were same thing you noted that that the viewing what was a funeral like this in a couple of them aren't going to throw that there was so much as such a large church and so many people were there as the muscles going on that you just kind of low you know i guess i'll just come home do the whole thing you know you're sitting there in this social it does go on people's has another task in
and all the things that one on a can remember anything in detail but as a scholar on the main thing for me and you were you there at the gravesite did you look at the volume on us yes it was i can't really explain it that heartfelt level one but a lesser known artists and the man camps in austin when you know an artist who did happen but it is a deuce you came to question again because i
suppose we don't know what he was what he said earlier sorts of song someone personally or something don't for what you say are leakers and we don't use that way is this this is a song you hear at a funeral until you can put yourself there again for me and the fear into recession you go by the by you look into the character lieutenant colonel i look on him and to me it was not him i throw him a man out to see him again so the fossils concerned that wasn't him there yet at the same time as confusing ways it was an accepted the state shot back and explain to this day exactly what are the main themes and how
willis tower will try in november i do think that they might be convicted of that trial my home bryant convicted our bills and belief that they were doing the election to have a child so i don't think anyone expected them not a fight that we were holding the number that's true yeah medgar evers do you had him out and some people did come to my house evidently assad and told him to be looking at the house and he wants the managers one night so our ears and it's all of that and without any doubt and hated not have all of the
national exposure going to do you know here in america it seemed like that that though that that that that there was a shot of them being convicted of being tried on a kidnapping charge want to talk about that because i'm a little bit you know and in a moment we don't know the outcome we don't know at this point right we don't know whether there can be done that could be indicted for for kidnapping because you guys are all and saw no it's a little about the government we tried sorting them i'll see how they could not be convicted we went there we saw what we saw them come to the house and we saw them take them sort of the work that there is a
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American Experience
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The Murder of Emmett Till
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Interview with Wheeler Parker, cousin of Emmett Till
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Wheeler Parker Interview about Emmett Till, an African-American teenager who was lynched in Mississippi at the age of 14 after reportedly flirting with a white woman.
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History
Race and Ethnicity
Law Enforcement and Crime
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American history, African Americans, civil rights, racism, lynching, Mississippi
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00:41:30
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Chicago: “American Experience; The Murder of Emmett Till; Interview with Wheeler Parker, cousin of Emmett Till,” WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed May 23, 2022, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-15-3775t3gv76.
MLA: “American Experience; The Murder of Emmett Till; Interview with Wheeler Parker, cousin of Emmett Till.” WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. May 23, 2022. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-15-3775t3gv76>.
APA: American Experience; The Murder of Emmett Till; Interview with Wheeler Parker, cousin of Emmett Till. Boston, MA: WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-15-3775t3gv76