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And the Dead Shall Rise

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Sunday, February 17, 2008

Steve Oney talks about the conspiracy of silence that surrounded the Leo Frank lynching. Oney is author of *And The Dead Shall Rise*, the definitive book on the Leo Frank case. The Breman Museum's special exhibition *Seeking Justice: The Leo Frank Case Revisited* recounts the racially charged and tragic events surrounding the unsolved murder of Mary Phagan in 1913 and lynching of Leo Frank two years later.

Steve Oney was educated at the University of Georgia and at Harvard, where he was a Nieman Fellow. He worked for many years as a staff writer for the *Atlanta Journal-Constitution Magazine*. He has also contributed articles to many national publications, including *Esquire*, *Playboy*, *Premiere*, *GQ* and *the New York Times Magazine*. Oney lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Madeline Stuart.