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Test your knowledge of August in Augusta

...Dip4. In an August 1915 interview in The New York Times, Chronicle editor Tom Loyless blamed the recent lynching of Leo Frank on:(A.) Populist politician Tom Watson (B.) The Atlanta newspapers (C.) The Ku Klux Klan (D.) President...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-22/test-your-knowledge-august-au
Even after 100 years, town debates what to do with memories of lynching

...Jewish factory superintendent named Leo Frank a century ago, Lebow talks only...with stories until Cox asked about Leo Frank."You could see the iron curtain...justice," Barnes says. "And for Leo Frank, justice hasn't been given yet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-09/even-after-100-years-town-deb
Tom Watson statue moved from Capitol

...supremacy and anti-Catholic rhetoric," according to the New Georgia Encyclopedia.During the case of Jewish businessman Leo Frank, who was convicted in the 1913 killing of 13-year-old Mary Phagan, Watson fanned the flames of public outrage with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-11-30/tom-watson-statue-moved-capi
The 30-years war: 'Augusta Chronicle' vs. Tom Watson

...innuendoes.Things grew particularly testy, however, when a new Chronicle editor, Tom Loyless, challenged Watson over the Leo Frank murder trial.Frank, a Jew, had been convicted in Atlanta of the brutal assault and death of a teenage female employee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-26/30-years-war-augusta-chronicl
Georgians revist Leo Frank case 100 years later

...earlier that she had been laid off.Leo Frank, a Jewish man who was the manager...argue over the guilt or innocence of Leo Frank," Barnes said. "But, one of...racial matters, and with the case of Leo Frank and Mary Phagan. It's the damndest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-04-29/georgians-revist-leo-frank-case-100
Regional book roundup

...ON FILM AND TELEVISION' Author: Matthew H. Bernstein WHAT: The book examines the films based on the 1913 trial of Leo Frank, who was convicted of the murder of Mary Phagan, a 13-year-old girl and former worker at the factory where Frank...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/17/liv_524116.shtml
Life & style
Temple members mark 50th anniversary of blast

...worried the bombing would be met with a halfhearted response, as had happened in the aftermath of the 1915 lynching of Leo Frank, a Temple member who was killed by a white mob. Instead, The Temple was flooded with letters and donations, messages...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/13/met_479303.shtml
Metro
For 225 amazing years: Thank you

...the tide of public opinion to stand for what's right.Nearly a century ago, Georgians were crying for the blood of Leo Frank, after Gov. John Slaton had commuted Frank's death sentence in the murder of 14-year-old Mary Phagan. Frank was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2010-08-27/225-amazing-years-tha
Editorials
Ever-advancing technology will never cease to amaze

...BLOG ALERT: My Our Town blog on Augusta history might tell you something you didn't know about Georgia's famous Leo Frank trial of 1915, such as the lawyer who persuaded the governor to commute his death sentence was a popular former congressman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/bill-kirby/2010-05-17/ever-advancing-technolog
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Long before Court TV: A murder trial that was all the news

...of Mary Phagan and the Lynching of Leo Frank." He pored over 90-year-old...is new," says Oney. "With the Leo Frank case, it was constant coverage and...stimulation." Atlanta, 1913: Leo Frank, a 29-year-old Cornell-educated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/14/art_391332.shtml
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