By Nicola Sacco
Commemorating the 80th anniversary of Sacco and Vanzetti's execution- with a brand new conceal and new foreword
Electrocuted in 1927 for the homicide of 2 guards in Massachusetts, the Italian- American anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti defied the decision opposed to them, conserving their innocence to the tip. whether or not they have been responsible is still the topic of dialogue this present day. First released in 1928, Sacco and Vanzetti's letters symbolize one of many nice own records of the 20th century: a quantity of basic resource fabric as well-known for the attractiveness of its impassioned prose as for the bright gentle it sheds at the characters of the 2 committed anarchists who turned the focal point of globally attention.
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