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AMERICAN MASTERS

The Atlanta Race Riot 1906

  • Aired: 04/02/2012
  • 03:00
  • Rating: NR
Born in 1900, young Margaret Mitchell was profoundly influenced by a violent race riot perpetrated by white mobs against innocent blacks. The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 ravaged her home city and haunted the hub of the South for decades.
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