August 17, 1915. The day when a jewish american was lynched for the rape of his working - class Point

On August 16, 1915, the prison of Milledgeville near Atlanta is attacked by 25 armed men. Among the assailants, there is a former governor of Georgia, the son o

August 17, 1915. The day when a jewish american was lynched for the rape of his working - class Point

On August 16, 1915, the prison of Milledgeville near Atlanta is attacked by 25 armed men. Among the assailants, there is a former governor of Georgia, the son of a senator, a judge, a pastor, sheriffs, mayors, lawyers, bankers, rich farmers. Usually, they meet on a golf course, but a small lynching, that breaks the routine. They call themselves the Knights of Mary Phagan. They are after an inmate named Leo Frank, a 31-years-old and whose sentence to be hanged just to be commuted to detention with life. This decision has made...

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