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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

Sacco Und Vanzetti

Author : Helmut Ortner
ISBN : 9783866741225
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Am 15. April 1920 überfallen Banditen im US-Staat Massachusetts einen Lohntransport, töten beide Wachmänner und flüchten mit der Beute. Schon bald konzentrieren sich die Ermittlungen auf die beiden italienischen Einwanderer Nicola Sacco und Bartolomeo Vanzetti. Sie sind Ausländer, Atheisten – und Anarchisten. Obschon die Beweise dürftig sind, werden die beiden angeklagt und in einem fragwürdigen Prozess trotz weltweiter Proteste zum Tode verurteilt. Noch heute gilt der Fall Sacco & Vanzetti als exemplarisches Beispiel für Intoleranz und Fremdenfeindlichkeit.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

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.
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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.
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Fremde Feinde

Author : Helmut Ortner
ISBN : 3939816256
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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 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

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.
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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.
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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