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Lynching in America

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Lynching in America

Lynching in America

Lynching in America

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Anthea Raymond reports that between 1882 and 1968 approximately five thousand lynching occurred in the United States. A new book titled "Without Santuary: Lynching Photography in America" documents some of the execution of criminal suspects without due process of law. The executions were witnessed by millions of willing and cheering participants. There is also an accompanying exhibit at the New York Historical Society.