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The ADL and America’s worst case of anti-Semitism

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/nation/article/the_adl_and_americas_worst_case_of_anti_semitism_20081106

On Confederate Memorial Day, 1913, a 13-year-old child laborer named Mary Phagan was strangled to death in the Atlanta, Ga. pencil factory where she worked. The last person to admit to having seen her alive was the plant superintendent, Leo Frank, an Ivy League-educated Northerner and, of vital importance, a Jew.

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