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Atlanta, GA

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English

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678.553.2915


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4: Thousands of Friends

4/15/2018
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After the Nixon and Carter families flee Georgia, they face terrible conditions. Discovered by the NAACP and The Pittsburgh Courier, they find a way to move forward.

Duration:00:44:23

3: Trial...and Error

4/8/2018
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Dover Carter has to make a crucial decision. Isaiah Nixon’s daughter Dorothy, having witnessed the shooting of her father, retreats and seethes. The Buried Truths team uncovers over 500 pages of FBI and NAACP records.

Duration:00:41:09

2: "Fall, Isaiah, Fall"

4/1/2018
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Election day is usually a grand occasion for a small town like Alston, GA. For the white people in town, September 8, 1948, marked a day of good ole traditions and community. But for black voters, it became a place of opportunity...and defiance.

Duration:00:29:05

Bonus: The Three Governors Controversy

3/27/2018
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In 1946, Eugene Talmadge was elected to a fourth term as governor of Georgia, however, he died a month later, before he could take office. In a bizarre, almost-comedic turn of events, for two months, three men—Melvin Thompson, Ellis Arnall and Herman Talmadge, son of Eugene —would lay claim to the governor’s seat.

Duration:00:11:51

1: "Pistols"

3/25/2018
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After Primus King, a black barber and pastor, successfully sued the Democratic Party for denying his right to vote on the grounds of race and color, three-term Georgia Governor Eugene Talmadge declared, “This is a white man’s country and we must keep it so.” The best way to do so: “Pistols.”

Duration:00:38:59

Introducing Buried Truths

1/11/2018
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How are we going to keep them from the polls?

Duration:00:02:29

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