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by Bradford L. Huie reprinted from The American Mercury THE MOST IMPORTANT testimony in the first week of the trial of National Pencil Company superintendent Leo Frank for the murder of Mary Phagan was that of the night watchman, Newt Lee (pictured, right, in custody), who had discovered 13-year-old…
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by Bradford L. Huie reprinted from The American Mercury THE EVIDENCE that National Pencil Company Superintendent Leo Frank had murdered 13-year-old child laborer Mary Phagan was mounting up as the second week of Frank’s trial began in Atlanta, and passions were high on both sides as star witness…
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Join us as we break through the myths surrounding the trial of Leo Frank (pictured) for the murder of Mary Phagan.
by Bradford L. Huie reprinted from The American Mercury AS THE THIRD WEEK of the trial dawned, the prosecution had just made its case that National Pencil Company Superintendent Leo Max Frank…
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by Bradford L. Huie reprinted from The American Mercury ON THE HEELS of Leo Frank’s astounding unsworn statement to the court, the defense called a number of women who stated that they had never experienced any improper sexual advances on the part of Frank (pictured). But the prosecution rebutted…
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by Bradford L. Huie reprinted from The American Mercury IT’S A LONG READ — but an essential one for everyone who wants to consider himself well-informed on the Leo Frank case: the closing arguments from indefatigable Fulton County Prosecutor Hugh Dorsey and his assistant Frank Hooper,…
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by Bradford L. Huie reprinted from the American Mercury HERE ARE the final closing arguments by Solicitor Hugh Dorsey (pictured) in the trial of Leo Frank for the murder of Mary Phagan — a powerful summary of the case and a persuasive argument that played a large part in the decision of the jury to…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

by Professor Revilo P. Oliver (pictured)
(speech, June 1968) Introductory Note Dr. Revilo Pendleton Oliver is rightly regarded, by those few lucky enough to be familiar with his work, as one of the greatest Americans of this century. Born in 1908, he quickly rose through the ranks of the academy to become…
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AudioNewsRadio

An interview with Mark Weber (pictured) by Daniel Davis on Beyond 50 Radio IN NO COUNTRY is its constitution so respected and revered — and disregarded — as in the United States. Many Americans, encouraged by public figures such as Sarah Palin, Rush Limbaugh and Ron Paul believe that a major…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

by Revilo P. Oliver (pictured) IN THE DECADE before us, the methods of historiography will undergo a very considerable modification. History depends primarily on written documents, from the clay tablets of ancient Sumeria and the earliest Egyptian hieroglyphs to the archives of modern states.…
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Classic Essays

by Ted Wansley (pictured) POLITICIANS obsessively refer to America as a “nation of immigrants.” The “nation of immigrants” catchphrase is as misleading as the related slogan “America was founded on diversity.” Until 1965, American immigration laws explicitly protected America
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