Invitation to a Hanging: Listen to the Interview

race-card-carol-zacharyNPR Has published Michele’s interview with Carol Zachary, who sent us the Race Card, “Grandfather’s poker gift a hanging invitation“. In the audio Carol tells us about the extraordinary invitation to watch three men hang in 1917 — the first legal triple hanging in Montana. Listen to the piece below and feel free to comment with your thoughts or send us a 6 Word Essay in response.

 

Harrison Gibson, Henry Hall and Leslie Fahley were sentenced to hang in a public execution in White Sulphur Springs, Mont., in 1917

Harrison Gibson, Henry Hall and Leslie Fahley were sentenced to hang in a public execution in White Sulphur Springs, Mont., in 1917

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