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Leo Frank

The Living Memory Of A Lynching

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 08.19.2016 | Religion
Jonathan Greenblatt

This week, we mark a somber anniversary of the 101st anniversary of the lynching of Leo Frank. On this anniversary, Leo Frank's memory impels us to ignore the critics and fight ferociously against anti-Semitism and bigotry in all its forms.

Henry Ford's Mass Production of Hate Meets Its Match

Melanie Chartoff | Posted 02.18.2014 | Politics
Melanie Chartoff

Michael Rose's excavation of a court case brought against Henry Ford, long buried by the assembly line of unkosher baloney that kept that great American icon squeaky clean, has me sleepless and him on fire. I sat down with him to talk about the film he's working on that will bring this story to light.

The Scottsboro Boys: New Kander-Ebb Musical, Old Kander-Ebb Formula

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Finkle

Time was, audiences went to musicals--more often called musical comedies then--to see famous entertainers sing great songs written by first-rate lyric...

Leo Frank PBS Documentary Shows Complicated Story Of His Lynching (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Tonight, PBS airs "The People V. Leo Frank," a documentary that chronicles the bizarre, ugly case of Leo Frank. Frank was a Cornell-educated industria...