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The Tallahatchie County Courthouse, site of the trial of Emmett Till’s killers, seen from across the Cassidy Bayou. Photo by Susan Klopfer U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson has officially requested that the U.S. attorney general to investigate an incident in which residents of Sumner conducted a search for a burglary suspect. The Jackson,Mississippi Clarion Ledger reports […]

U. S. Rep. Benjamin Thompson seeks AG probe in Sumner

Tallahatchie County’s second courthouse in Sumner, site of the trial of Emmett Till’s killers. Photo by Susan Klopfer THE CLARION-LEDGER • AUGUST 27, 2009 U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson has officially requested that the U.S. attorney general to investigate an incident in which residents of Sumner conducted a search for a burglary suspect. Continued … http://www.clarionledger.com/article/20090827/NEWS/90827019/1263/rss […]

U. S. Rep. Thompson Wants Public to Know

U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson urged members of the Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters Association to remain vigilant in their efforts to uncover wrongdoing and preserve the public’s right to know in an era of eroding rights. Thompson, who lives in Bolton and represents the state’s 2nd Congressional District, spoke for 20 minutes Saturday on several topics. […]

U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson touts public’s right to know

U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson urged members of the Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters Association to remain vigilant in their efforts to uncover wrongdoing and preserve the public’s right to know in an era of eroding rights. Thompson, who lives in Bolton and represents the state’s 2nd Congressional District, spoke for 20 minutes Saturday on several topics. […]

U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson touts public’s right to know

U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson urged members of the Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters Association to remain vigilant in their efforts to uncover wrongdoing and preserve the public’s right to know in an era of eroding rights. Thompson, who lives in Bolton and represents the state’s 2nd Congressional District, spoke for 20 minutes Saturday on several topics. […]