The Death of Jimmie Lee Jackson
A look into the Civil Rights-era shooting death of Jimmie Lee Jackson
The Death of Jimmie Lee Jackson
Forty years ago, the incident that led to the Selma to Montgomery march began as a confrontation between Civil Rights workers and law enforcement officers in the small Alabama town of Marion.
Mar 06, 2005 |  0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Black Caucus asks for new investigation of 1965 fatal shooting
In the wake of a March 6 Anniston Star story, the Alabama Attorney General’s office is reviewing the circumstances surrounding the 40-year-old fatal shooting of a civil rights demonstrator by a state trooper.
Mar 31, 2005 |  0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Civil Rights Era slaying witness still backs account
Robert C. Andrews, a former Alabama state trooper and one of the last living witnesses to the killing of Jimmie Lee Jackson in Marion at the height of the Civil Rights movement, said he sticks to the account he gave just after the incident 43 years ago.
Mar 30, 2007 |  0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grand jury to hear evidence in killing from Civil Rights era
Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson will take new evidence in the Civil Rights era killing of Jimmie Lee Jackson to a grand jury next month, he announced during a Friday conference at Harvard University.
Apr 28, 2007 |  0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Indictment in civil rights-era killing
A grand jury returned a sealed indictment Wednesday in the shooting death of a black man by a state trooper 42 years ago — a killing that set in motion the historic civil rights protests in Selma and led to passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
May 09, 2007 |  0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Related Documents
Troopers' affidavits regarding the death of Jimmie Lee Jackson


Transcripts of the Troopers' affidavits


Incident report from Marion Police Chief T.O. Harris


Letter from Army prosecutor defending Fowler


Letter from Sen. McCain to State Dept. on Fowler's behalf


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