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Temple Bombing

Temple Bombing

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On October 12, 1958, a bomb exploded outside the most prominent Jewish synagogue in the Atlanta. It was a sign of the growing tensions over the civil rights movement between both whites and blacks, and also between whites sympathetic to the plight of blacks and white segregationists. Daniel speaks with author Melissa Fay Greene about her book "The Temple Bombing" which explores the implications of the bombing and the unique predicament of Southern Jews during the era of the Civil Rights Movement.