Philip Dray on Lynching

September 12, 2004

Civil rights historian Philip Dray is the author of “At the Hands of Persons Unknown: The Lynching of Black America.”  He describes the phenomenon of “spectacle lynchings” to Anne Strainchamps and discusses how the presence of TV cameras at the trial of the men who murdered Emmett Till changed the way the country viewed lynching.

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