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'Without Sanctuary': Lynching Photos on Exhibit

An exhibit on this history of lynching called "Without Sanctuary," is currently on display at Jackson State University in Jackson, Miss. The exhibit is comprised of photographs of lynchings, most of them on postcards. NPR's Scott Simon reports.

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Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.