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ID:

214

Date:

2007-06-17

Headline:

FBI files link Ga. governor to lynchings in 1940s

Reporter's name:

Greg Bluestein

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Associated Press

City:

Monroe, GA

Summary:

The FBI looked into suspicions that a three-term governor of Georgia sanctioned the lynching of two black couples 60 years ago in an attempt to sway an election, the Associated Press reported after obtaining nearly 4,000 pages of documents from the FBI under FOIA.

Keywords:

lynching, Eugene Talmadge, Moore's Ford Bridge, J. Edgar Hoover,

URL:

http://www.suntimes.com/news/nation/431104,CST-NWS-ga17.article


Agencies:

FBI

States:

GA

Categories:

civil rights


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