It has been 100 years since Leo Frank, a Jewish factory manager in Atlanta, was convicted of the murder of Mary Phagan, a 13 year-old employee.
Two years after his trial, Frank was abducted from his prison cell and then lynched by a vigilante mob in Cobb County.
Steve Oney is the author of what many consider to be the definitive book on the case, “And the Dead Shall Rise” (Pantheon Books, 2003).
He'll be giving a public lecture on the case on Thursday, Oct. 3, at 4:30 p.m. in the Student Center at Georgia State University–an event co-sponsored by GSU and the Southern Jewish Historical Society. A conversation with Steve Oney