For Us, the Living

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For Us, the Living ★★★ 1988

The life and assassination of civil rights activist Medgar Evers are dramatically presented in this production of “American Playhouse” for PBS. Provides insight into Evers' character, not just a recording of the events surrounding his life. Adapted from the biography written by Evers' widow. 84m/C VHS . Howard E. Rollins Jr., Rocky Aoki, Paul Winfield, Irene Cara, Margaret Avery, Roscoe Lee Browne, Laurence Fishburne, Janet MacLachlan, Dick Anthony Williams; D: Michael A. Schultz.