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Passion For Justice, A: Hazel Brannon Smith Story

Passion For Justice, A: Hazel Brannon Smith Story

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Sunday, April 17, 1994 11.1 18 3
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  • Season: 1993-94
  • Network: ABC
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Biography, True Story, Woman Against The System, Period Piece, Historical Piece

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Plot Synopsis

In 1950's Mississippi, liberal newspaper editor Hazel Brannon Smith begins publishing articles attacking racism in her hometown. Going up against the bigoted sheriff and local segregationists she becomes a target for violence and intimidation. Her crusading determination and hard hitting journalism ultimately win her the Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing in 1964, the first woman to be so honored.


Production Company:

  • David Brooks Prods. IAW Catfish Prods., Saban/Scherick Prods & Proctor & Gamble Prods.

Production Type:

  • Independent
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