Picks and Pans Review: Undercover with the Kkk

updated 10/22/1979 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 10/22/1979 AT 01:00 AM EDT

NBC (9-11 p.m. ET)

Don Meredith gives perhaps his best acting performance as Gary Thomas Rowe Jr., the controversial FBI infiltrator who witnessed—and is under indictment for—the murder of a civil rights worker in Alabama. It is that rare film whose violence, however brutal, is not gratuitous

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