Murder in Mississippi

@article{Wickham2011MurderIM,
  title={Murder in Mississippi},
  author={Kathleen Woodruff Wickham},
  journal={Journalism History},
  year={2011},
  volume={37},
  pages={102 - 112}
}
  • K. Wickham
  • Published 1 July 2011
  • History
  • Journalism History
Agence French-Presse reporter Paul Guihard is the only journalist known to have been killed during the civil rights era. He was shot in the back from about one foot away on September 30, 1962, on the campus of the University of Mississippi while covering the integration of the university, which resulted in riots. His assailant was never identified, and his story was lost in the greater development of the day, the enrollment of James Meredith as the first black student at the university. This… 
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