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Traitor Town: The Unsolved Civil Rights Murder of Clifton Walker
Despite its most vigorous efforts, the FBI has said, it has not been able to overcome “difficulties inherent in all cold cases: subjects die; witnesses die or can no longer be located; memories become clouded; evidence is destroyed or cannot be located; original investigations lacked the technical or scientific advances relied upon today.” But none of those reasons explain why the FBI has been able to gain little ground in a case that is still open – the murder of Clifton Walker, a 37-year old African- American man who was ambushed by a white mob and brutally gunned down outside the southwest Mississippi town of Woodville in 1964.

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