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Standard Name: Sacco, Nicola
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|politics||Edna St Vincent Millay||
ESVM campaigned to establish the innocence of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti , who were executed for alleged terrorist killings on 23 August 1927. With other writers she stood in a picket line outside the...
|Publishing||Edna St Vincent Millay||
The day before Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were executed for alleged political murder or terrorism, the New York Times carried ESVM 's poem about them, Justice Denied in Massachusetts.
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||E. Arnot Robertson||
The background to this dense, richly-packed book includes a number of defining political events: the career of Toussaint L'Ouverture (discovered by Douglas through studying Wordsworth at school), the Irish Civil War; the trial of Sacco
23 August 1927
Two Italian immigrants to the USA, Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti , were executed amid international furore for shooting dead a paymaster and a security guard outside a factory at South Braintree.
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