Media Roundtable: Frontline's 'American Reckoning' reveals an untold story of the civil rights movement and revisits NAACP leader Wharlest Jackson Sr.'s murder
On this edition of Your Call's Media Roundtable, we discuss American Reckoning, a FRONTLINE documentary about the 1967 killing of Wharlest Jackson Sr., a local NAACP leader in Natchez, Mississippi. The film follows Jackson’s family as they search for the truth about what happened and examines the history of white supremacy in Natchez.
Brad Lichtenstein, award-winning filmmaker and the president of 371 Productions
Yoruba Richen, award winning documentary filmmaker and founding director of the Documentary Program at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY
PBS: AMERICAN RECKONING