PBS Wisconsin Documentaries

A Lynching in Marion

Special | 28m 20s | Video has closed captioning.

It was a hot summer evening in 1930 in Marion, Indiana, when James Cameron and two friends robbed a white couple. News of this robbery and other real and alleged crimes spread. Subsequently, Cameron's two friends were hanged. 65 years later, Cameron tells his harrowing story in vivid detail.

Aired: 06/08/94

Rating: TV-PG

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