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TODAY’s Harry Smith visits the historic St. Louis courthouse where Dred Scott, an enslaved Black man, sued for his freedom, and speaks to Lynne Jackson, Scott’s great-great-granddaughter. He also speaks with Ella Jones, mayor of nearby Ferguson, Missouri, who says the death of Michael Brown six years ago had “everything to do” with her decision to run for the office.