Florida Frontiers TV - Journalist Mabel Norris Reese

Florida Frontiers TV – Episode 51 – Journalist Mabel Norris Reese


Mabel Norris Reese. Courageous journalist Mabel Norris Reese covered the infamous Groveland Rape Trial and Ku Klux Klan activities in Lake County in the mid-20th century.


  • Author Ben Green
    Ben Green, Author of Before His Time and the Untold Story of Harry T. Moore
  • Bill Gary
    Bill Gary, Harry T. and Harriette V. Moore Cultural Complex
  • Jim McNalis
    Jim McNalis, Sculptor and Artist
  • Statue, Mable Norris Reese
    Statue, Mable Norris Reese
  • Mable Norris Reese
    Mable Norris Reese, journalist
  • Sheriff Willis McCall
    Sheriff Willis McCall, Groveland Boys
  • Burning Cross
    Burning Cross, Ku Klux Klan
  • News Article, Mabel Norris Reese
    News Article, Mabel Norris Reese
  • Jim McNalis
    Jim McNalis, Artist
  • Ben Brotemarkle
    Ben Brotemarkle, Executive Director for the Florida Historical Society
  • Gilbert King
    Gilbert King, Author of Devil in the Grove and Ruthless Sun
  • Cindy Erickson
    Cindy Erickson, Granddaughter of Mabel Norris Reese

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