Jews and Race Relations in the South
Panelists talked about southern Jews and race relations. This event was part of the Lincoln Legacy Project, a five-year Ford’s… read more
Panelists talked about southern Jews and race relations.
This event was part of the Lincoln Legacy Project, a five-year Ford’s Theatre effort dealing with the issues of tolerance, equality, and acceptance. In 2011 the theater showed the Tony-winning musical “Parade” about the historic trial and lynching of Jewish factory manager Leo Frank in 1910s Atlanta, Georgia. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Julian Bond Chair (Former) NAACP->National Board of Directors
- Eli N. Evans President (Former) Charles H. Revson Foundation
- Paul R. Tetreault Director Ford's Theatre Society
- Cynthia Tucker Editor Atlanta Constitution->Editorial Page
- Alfred Uhry Playwright
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