Fry, Elizabeth Gurney (1780–1845), an English prison reformer. She married Joseph Fry in 1800. Mrs. Fry, a devout Quaker, established an association in 1817 to improve the living conditions of the women in Newgate Prison, London. Later she visited prisons throughout Great Britain and on the European continent, urging reforms.
It could happen: As you're rushing to get to the airport, you absentmindedly throw a gassed-up chain saw into your suitcase. Or a bag of live eels. Yes, TSA officials really spotted these items at U.S. airports. And stranger things, too.
Few incidents shaped the U.S. civil rights movement more than the brutal death of Emmett Till. What other murders have sent shock waves through the public psyche?