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Reexamining Sacco and Vanzetti’s Trial Posted on Dec 29

Reexamining Sacco and Vanzetti's Trial

Sacco and Vanzetti were two Italian immigrants accused of killing a payroll clerk and his guard in 1920. Their subsequent trial and execution became an international cause célèbre. While the press used Vanzetti’s words to characterize the two as the “good shoemaker” and the “poor   …Continue Reading Reexamining Sacco and Vanzetti’s Trial