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Spies of Mississippi full movie is released on Feb 10, 2014. Watch Spies of Mississippi online - the English Documentary movie from United States. Spies of Mississippi is directed by Dawn Porter and created by Rick Bowers with Ross Barnett and Margaret Block. Spies of Mississippi is available online on Hoopla and Kanopy.

Spies of Mississippi tells the story of a secret spy agency formed by the state of Mississippi to preserve segregation and maintain white supremacy. The anti-civil rights organization was hidden in plain sight in an unassuming office in the Mississippi State Capitol. Funded with taxpayer dollars and granted extraordinary latitude to carry out its mission, the Commission evolved from a propaganda machine into a full blown spy operation. How do we know this is true? The Commission itself tells us in more than 146,000 pages of files preserved by the State. This wealth of first person primary historical material guides us through one of the most fascinating and yet little known stories of America's quest for Civil Rights.

As know as:

Spies of Mississippi, Les espions du Mississippi: Des traîtres dans le mouvement pour les droits civiques, Spies of Mississippi. Die Verräter der Freiheit

Release Date (Streaming):

Nov 17, 2016

Countries:

United States

Language:

English

Production Companies:

LOOKSfilm, Trilogy Films

Official Site:

Official site

Reviews

Zeba Blay
Shadow and Act
Spies of Mississippi is as cohesive as it is engaging, another interesting portrait of a time in our past too often regarded as a sort of ancient history.
by rottentomatoes, Sep 14, 2022
Robert Lloyd
Los Angeles Times
No matter how many times you've seen the history documented, it remains eye-opening; no matter how many times you've heard it, it's worth hearing again.
by rottentomatoes, Feb 12, 2014
David Hinckley
New York Daily News
Spies speaks in a calm voice and acknowledges that the anti-civil rights movement in Mississippi ran far deeper than one government agency. Still, it's a somber reminder of how much the movement had to overcome.
by rottentomatoes, Feb 11, 2014

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