Book Discussion on Sacco & Vanzetti

Bruce Watson talked about his book Sacco and Vanzetti: The Men, the Murders, and the Judgment of Mankind, published by Viking. He… read more

Bruce Watson talked about his book Sacco and Vanzetti: The Men, the Murders, and the Judgment of Mankind, published by Viking. He described the case of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, Italian immigrants and self-declared anarchists who were convicted of murder and robbery on April 15, 1920. The subsequent trial became a point of national debate as supporters of the two men criticized the political bias of the judge and conduct of the court proceedings. Sacco and Vanzetti were executed on August 23, 1927. Mr. Watson responded to audience members' questions. close

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Book Discussion on Sacco & Vanzetti

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200871-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Sep 8, 2007
Last Aired:
Sep 10, 2007

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  • Sep 08, 2007 | 12:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 09, 2007 | 4:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 10, 2007 | 3:28am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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