"In the Heat of the Night" scoops up five Oscars
Racially-charged drama nabs awards in shadow of tragedy
It was a slap heard around the world – or at least it seemed like it.
blow African-American detective Virgil Tibbs delivers to a wealthy
white man in retaliation for an insulting backhanded smack was just one
of the many dramatic moments in the 1967 film In the Heat of the