Cold Case: The Murder of Louis Allen Steve Kroft Investigates the Civil Rights Era Killing of Louis Allen in a Mississippi Town

Henry Allen (next to Professor Burnham) at CRRJ Jackson, MS conference, 2010, with NUSL Students Rashida Richardson, Rachel Stanley, Tayo Bell, and Dana Luke.

The family of Louis Allen is convinced a former sheriff had a hand in his 1964 murder. The FBI had enough interest in the sheriff to try to get the former lawman to take a lie detector test that he refused. But Daniel Jones, the former sheriff, denies he had anything to do with the 47-yr.-old racial murder some credit with sparking the famous “Freedom Summer” civil rights campaign….Read More

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