Amanpour and Company

The Last Witness to Emmett Till’s Abduction Tells His Story

Clip: 01/26/2023 | 17m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

The lynching of Emmett Till was a case that helped spark the Civil Rights Movement. The Rev. Wheeler Parker Jr., the last surviving eyewitness to the tragedy, details his memories in a new book, "A Few Days Full of Trouble: Revelations on the Journey to Justice for My Cousin and Best Friend, Emmett Till." Now a pastor, district superintendent and public speaker, the Rev. Parker speaks with Michel.

Aired: 01/26/23

Rating: NR

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PBS and WNET, in collaboration with CNN, launched Amanpour and Company in September 2018. The series features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on issues impacting the world each day, from politics, business, technology and arts, to science and sports.

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