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New Play Unites Anne Frank and Emmett Till

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NEW YORK (WLNY) — Anne Frank and Emmett Till died when they were teens — but their short lives had a lasting impact on how we view race and religion.

Although the two never met, there’s now a play and a movie in the works that’s calling all of us to action.

“Anne and Emmett” is about an imaginary conversation between these two iconic civil rights figures.

Playwright and journalist Janet Langhart Cohen, and her husband, former Secretary of Denfence William Cohen, joined us on The Couch.