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August 20, 2018
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TODAY IN HISTORY

This article was published June 12, 2018 at 9:56 a.m.

Today’s Highlight in History: On June 12, 1963, civil rights leader Medgar Evers, 37, was shot and killed outside his home in Jackson, Mississippi. (In 1994, Byron De La Beckwith was convicted of murdering Evers and sentenced to life in prison; he died in 2001.)

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