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Author Steve Oney

  • Steve Oney

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    Steve Oney, a former staff writer for the Atlanta Journal and Constitution Magazine, is the author of And the Dead Shall Rise: The Murder of Mary Phagan and the Lynching of Leo Frank, the definitive account of the Leo Frank case. He is at work on a history of NPR for Simon & Schuster.

 

The People v. Leo Frank

The author of the definitive book on the Frank trial and lynching explains why the case still sparks debate a century later

Throughout the rain-threatened spring morning, pilgrims kept arriving at the Marietta City Cemetery. High school kids researching a history project. A Darlington, South Carolina, lawyer who’d been planning his trip for months. A curious college student. Read More