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Sacco And Vanzetti

Author : Bruce Watson
ISBN : 0670063533
Genre : History
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Documents the infamous 1927 trial and execution of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, from the anarchist bombings in Washington, D.C., for which they may have been wrongfully convicted to the fierce public debates that have subsequently occurred as a result of the case.
Category: History

In Search Of Sacco And Vanzetti

Author : Susan Mondshein Tejada
ISBN : 9781555537784
Genre : Law
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It was a bold and brutal crime--robbery and murder in broad daylight on the streets of South Braintree, Massachusetts, in 1920. Tried for the crime and convicted, two Italian-born laborers, anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, went to the electric chair in 1927, professing their innocence. Journalist Susan Tejada has spent years investigating the case, sifting through diaries and police reports and interviewing descendants of major figures. She discovers little-known facts about Sacco, Vanzetti, and their supporters, and develops a tantalizing theory about how a doomed insider may have been coerced into helping professional criminals plan the heist. Tejada's close-up view of the case allows readers to see those involved as individual personalities. She also paints a fascinating portrait of a bygone era: Providence gangsters and Boston Brahmins; nighttime raids and midnight bombings; and immigration, unionism, draft dodging, and violent anarchism in the turbulent early years of the twentieth century. In many ways this is as much a cultural history as a true-crime mystery or courtroom drama. Because the case played out against a background of domestic terrorism, in a time that echoes our own, we have a new appreciation of the potential connection between fear and the erosion of civil liberties and miscarriages of justice.
Category: Law

The Letters Of Sacco And Vanzetti

Author : Nicola Sacco
ISBN : 0143105078
Genre : Political Science
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Commemorating the eightieth anniversary of Sacco and Vanzetti's execution- with a new cover and new foreword Electrocuted in 1927 for the murder of two guards in Massachusetts, the Italian- American anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti defied the verdict against them, maintaining their innocence to the end. Whether they were guilty continues to be the subject of debate today. First published in 1928, Sacco and Vanzetti's letters represent one of the great personal documents of the twentieth century: a volume of primary source material as famous for the splendor of its impassioned prose as for the brilliant light it sheds on the characters of the two dedicated anarchists who became the focus of worldwide attention.
Category: Political Science

Sacco And Vanzetti

Author : Paul Avrich
ISBN : 0691026041
Genre : History
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An in-depth study of the lives of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, based on anarchist sources and new materials, provides answers to crucial questions about one of the most notorious cases in American legal history. Bibliog.
Category: History


Author : William Young
ISBN : 087023479X
Genre : History
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Reexamines the 1921 murder case that resulted in the execution of the two anarchists, argues that they were innocent, and suggests a possible solution to the crime.
Category: History

The Trial Of Sacco And Vanzetti

Author : Kerry Hinton
ISBN : 0823939731
Genre : History
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Looks at the case of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, two Italian immigrants who were convicted of murder after a controversial trial.
Category: History

Justice Crucified

Author : Roberta S. Feuerlicht
ISBN : UOM:39015002375429
Genre : Law
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Category: Law

Sacco Vanzetti

Author : Eli Bortman
ISBN : 9781889833767
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A concise history of the controversial 1920 murder trial in suburban Boston, which saw two Italian immigrants executed for killings they may not have committed.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Case Of Sacco And Vanzetti

Author : Felix Frankfurter
ISBN : 157588805X
Genre : Law
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Frankfurter's aim in this work is to give a brief, yet accurate, account of the facts surrounding the case from the earliest stages to its present state as of the date of publication in 1927. His account is based on the court proceedings, along with references to extrinsic facts as were necessary for understanding what transpired in court. Appendix A includes a tabular study by Counsel of Sacco and Vanzetti which compares important hypotheses between Morelli-Madeiros and Sacco-Vanzetti. Appendix B includes an editorial that was published in the Boston Herald on Oct. 26, 1926.
Category: Law

Sacco And Vanzetti Must Die

Author : Mark Binelli
ISBN : 1564784452
Genre : Fiction
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What if Laurel and Hardy were anarchists? This novel reanimates real-life accused anarchists Sacco and Vanzetti, sent to the electric chair in 1927, in the guise of an Italian-American slapstick duo whose waning fame blurs comedy and creative destruction. Ascending from vaudeville to the big screen with brilliantly subtle pie fights (Sacco and Vanzetti Dessert the Cause) and other radically physical comedy.
Category: Fiction