Archive | David Halberstam

Louis Allen; Relatives Ask For Cold Case Investigation

Reward offered in 1964 slaying; efforts to find Louis Allen’s killer increase after solving other cold cases Family members of Louis Allen, a Liberty resident shot to death 43 years ago in what the FBI is investigating as a civil rights-era slaying, are offering $20,000 for information leading to the arrest of his killers. Allen’s […]

Still Remembering David Halberstam

From the Delta Democrat Times Stacy White is a Greenville native who now lives in Indianola and teaches at Mississippi Valley State University. She also happens to be the grand niece of Clinton Melton, a black service station attendant who was killed in 1955, less than a month after the J.W. Milam and Roy Bryant […]

Journalist David Halberstam Dies

Remembering David Halberstam The Harvard graduate who went from Cambridge to Mississippi to cover the great domestic story of the time became one of the earliest and most important journalists to chronicle the great foreign story of the age: Vietnam, where, in the pages of The New York Times, Halberstam insisted on reporting what he […]

David Halberstam, journalist, dies

Remembering David Halberstam The Harvard graduate who went from Cambridge to Mississippi to cover the great domestic story of the time became one of the earliest and most important journalists to chronicle the great foreign story of the age: Vietnam, where, in the pages of The New York Times, Halberstam insisted on reporting what he […]