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Old 20 February 2007, 07:06 AM
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Icon102 Re-examining Emmett Till case could help separate fact, fiction

Few homicide cases in this nation's history have been shrouded by as much legend as the 1955 killing of 14-year-old Emmett Till.

Some of those legends took root not long after the black youth from Chicago was abducted, beaten and shot to death, apparently for wolf-whistling at Carolyn Bryant, a white woman, at a grocery store in Money, Miss. Some have sprung up since.

Now, more than a half century after the murder, an FBI report recommends that District Attorney Joyce Chiles re-examine the case, which could serve to separate fact from fiction.
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