The Southern Documentary Project’s new film The Toughest Job: William Winter’s Mississippi chronicles the life and career of William Winter, the 57th Governor of Mississippi and his fight to pass the 1982 Education Reform Bill. Utilizing archival materials and interviews with Governor Winter, Elise Winter, Thad Cochran, Myrlie Evers-Williams, Dick Molpus, Ray Mabus, Charles Overby, Pres. Bill Clinton, and others, the film examines the life and career of one of Mississippi’s most progressive governors.
The film will have its broadcast premiere at 8pm on Mississippi Public Broadcasting on Thursday, October 2. There will be a community screening at the MPB Courtyard on the same day, beginning at 6pm.
View the film’s press release.