Journalist Describes Long-Ago Rape As A "Weed Growing, Choking Everything"

In 1984, the Cleveland Plain Dealer's theater critic, Joanna Connors, was raped by a repeat sexual offender when she was on assignment at Case Western University. (Her rapist, David Francis, was given 30 years in jail.) Now, 23 years later, Connors has decided to tell her story because, although her ordeal was… »5/06/08 3:00pm5/06/08 3:00pm