Episode Detail: For Us, the Living - American Playhouse
"For Us, the Living: The Story of Medgar Evers" casts Howard E. Rollins Jr. as the civil-rights leader, whose fame followed his murder. Adapted from the book coauthored by Evers' widow Myrlie (Irene Cara), the film traces his final years. Dottie: Margaret Avery. Gloster Current: Roscoe Lee Browne. Jimbo Collins: Larry Fishburne.