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56 Counties: The Murder of Frank Little

In the early morning hours of August 1, 1917, a black car pulled up in front of the Steele Block, a boarding house in Butte, Montana. Five men dragged a man, still in his underwear, from his room and stuffed him into the car.

The next morning, Frank Little was found hanging from the Milwaukee Railroad Trestle with a note pinned to his underwear, warning other union organizers that they might suffer the same fate. Frank Little's murder had a profound impact on labor activities for years to come, but it was the events leading up to the murder that makes this an interesting story.

This month's episode features the music from The State Champions, a band out of Helena that will be releasing their first album soon.

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