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Attack on Terror: The FBI Versus the Ku Klux Klan

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(CBS, 2/20/1975 and 2/21/1975, 2 Parts, 120 mins each, 4 hours). A fact-based drama, from the FBI files, detailing the story of three civil rights workers who were murdered in Mississippi in 1964 and the subsequent investigation leading to the conviction of seven Ku Klux Klansmen. This was the second in Quinn Martin’s series of landmark FBI cases. Adapted from Don Whitehead’s 1970 book “Attack on Terror: The FBI Against the Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi.”

Production Companies Quinn Martin Productions, Warner Bros. Television. Director Marvin J. Chomsky. Executive Producer Quinn Martin. Producer Philip Saltzman. Supervising Producer Russell Stoneham. Teleplay Calvin Clements Jr. Based on a Book by Don Whitehead. Photography Jacques R. Marquette. Music Mundell Lowe. Editor Jerry Young. Art Director Bill Kenney. Associate Producer Bernard R Goodman. Production Executive William Beaudine Jr.

Cast Ned Beatty (Ollie Thompson), John Beck (George Greg), Billy Green Bush (Dave Keene), Dabney Coleman (Paul Mathison), Andrew Duggan (Inspector Ryder), Ed Flanders (Ralph Paine), George Grizzard (Attorney Clay), L. Q. Jones (Roy Ralston), Geoffrey Lewis (Ed Duncan), Marlyn Mason (Jean Foster), Wayne Rogers (Don Foster), Peter Strauss (Ben Jacobs), Rip Torn (Glen Tuttle), Mills Watson (Dee Malcolm), James Hampton (Harry Dudley), Sheila Larken (Linn Jacobs), Andrew Parks (Steve Bronson), Hilly Hicks (Charles Gilmore), Luke Askew (Aaron Cord), John McLiam (Jailer Sutton), Martine Bartlett (Bea Sutton), Logan Ramsey (Thurston Carson), Rosalind Miles (Rose Jackson), Taylor Lacher (Luke Sheerer), Paulene Myers (Mrs. Gilmore), Arch Whiting (Carl Rick), Johnny Haymer (Reporter Poole), Hal Riddle (Reporter Josephs), Roy Applegate (John Worden), Jerry Ayres (Wilton Laird), Virginia Gregg (Commissioner Miller), Don Keefer (Dr. Wheeler), Richard Eastham (Investigator), Peter Hobbs (Judge Davidson), Herb Armstrong (Court clerk), James Ball (Militant Black), Guich Koock (Darby).

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