Release dateFebruary 5, 1990 WriterStanley Weiser, Ben Stein (article) NominationsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie CastTom Hulce (Mickey Schwerner), Jennifer Grey (Rita Schwerner), Blair Underwood (James Chaney), CCH Pounder (Fannie Lee Chaney), Andre Braugher (Dennis), Josh Charles (Andrew Goodman) Similar moviesMississippi Burning (1988)
Murder in mississippi
Murder in Mississippi is a 1990 television film which dramatized the last weeks of civil rights activists Michael "Mickey" Schwerner, Andrew Goodman and James Chaney, and the events leading up to their disappearance and subsequent murder during Freedom Summer in 1964. It starred Tom Hulce as Schwerner, Jennifer Grey as his wife Rita, Blair Underwood as Chaney, and Josh Charles as Goodman. Hulce received a nomination for Best Actor in a TV Miniseries at the 1990 Golden Globes.