SYMHC Classics: The Trial of Leo Frank


First day of the trial of Leo Frank during the testimony of Newt Lee. Originally published in the Atlanta Journal, July 29, 1913. Public domain

Today we're revisiting an episode from previous hosts Deblina and Sara. In 1913, 13-year-old Atlanta factory worker Mary Phagan stopped in for her pay -- and was never seen alive again. Authorities charged Jewish superintendent Leo M. Frank with murder. But did Frank kill Mary Phagan, or was he framed? Tune in to learn more.

The original episode can be found here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/the-trial-of-leo-frank.htm

Topics in this Podcast: SYMHC Classics