Anne Frank and Emmett Till were young victims of racial injustice and hatred.
In her diary, Frank provided a harrowing account of when she and her family were forced into hiding to escape the oppression of Nazi Germany. Emmett Till of Chicago was visiting relatives in Mississippi in 1955 and was murdered after allegedly flirting with a white woman.
Host Steve Potter talks with Janet Langhart Cohen, the playwright of a one-act play called ANNE & EMMETT.
Missouri’s newly-formed 2nd Congressional district has two first time candidates vying for Republican Congressman Todd Akin’s seat, which he will be vacating. The two main candidates have very different ideas of the role of government, and very different backgrounds.
Although this is Ann Wagner’s first time with her name on the yard signs, she is by no means a political rookie.
Originally published on Fri October 19, 2012 4:28 pm
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