William Bradford Huie and the Emmett Till Murder, Part 2

William Bradford Huie recounts breaking the story of the 1955 murder of Emmett Till and his use of “checkbook journalism” to elicit the truth from the boy’s killers, who had been found innocent by an all-white jury four months earlier.


This video was produced by the University of Alabama Center for Public Television.

Photo courtesy of Martha Hunt Huie