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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

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

Sacco And Vanzetti

Author : Bruce Watson
ISBN : 9781101202623
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In this groundbreaking narrative of one of America?s most divisive trials and executions, award-winning journalist Bruce Watson mines deep archives and newly available sources to paint the most complete portrait available of the ?good shoemaker? and the ?poor fish peddler.? Opening with an explosion that rocks a quiet Washington, D.C., neighborhood and concluding with worldwide outrage as two men are executed despite widespread doubts about their guilt, Sacco & Vanzetti is the definitive history of an infamous case that still haunts the American imagination.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Trial Of Sacco And Vanzetti

Author : Kerry Hinton
ISBN : 0823939731
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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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: Juvenile Nonfiction

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 Letters Of Sacco And Vanzetti

Author : Nicola Sacco
ISBN : 9781101201534
Genre : Social 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. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Social Science


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

Fbi File On Sacco And Vanzetti

Author : Scholarly Resources, inc
ISBN : UOM:39015088949956
Genre : Radicalism
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Collection of documents regarding worldwide protests, threats and demonstrations against the U.S. for the conviction and execution for murder of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti.
Category: Radicalism

Kill Now Talk Forever

Author : Richard Newby
ISBN : 9781420843934
Genre : History
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Principally an abridgement of the transcript of the trial as published in: The Sacco-Vanzetti case. 2nd ed. Mamaroneck, N.Y. : P. P. Appel, 1969; followed by a collection of remarks over the past 80 years about the trial and its significance.
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Sacco Vanzetti

Author : Francis Russell
ISBN : UOM:39015010599275
Genre : History
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Startling new evidence is revealed that proves once and for all Nicolo Sacco's guilt and Bartolomeo Vanzetti's innocence in the famous 1920 murder case that resulted in the conviction and execution of both men
Category: History