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Sacco and Vanzetti

(Nicola, 1891–1927) (Bartolomeo, 1888–1927) Italian immigrants tried and executed for murder in witch-hunt for anarchists. [Am. Hist.: Sacco-Vanzetti Case: A Transcript]

Sacco and Vanzetti

accused and executed for murder (1927); their guilt has been largely disputed. [Am. Hist.: Allen, 59–61]

Sacco and Vanzetti

(Nicola, 1891–1927) (Bartolomeo, 1888–1927) perhaps executed more for radicalism than murder (August 22, 1927). [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 311]

Sacco and Vanzetti

(Nicola, 1891–1927) (Bartolomeo, 1888–1927) Italian anarchists convicted in controversial murder trial (1921). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 411]
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In the summer of 1927, the two most famous men in the world were an unlikely pair of Italian-American anarchists, Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, both the unappreciative guests of the state of Massachusetts.
Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, it became known to police, led dual lives.
Even after 80 years, claims Bruce Watson, the prejudice and injustice that sentenced Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti to death "haunt American history.
Old South is especially grateful to the Boston Public Library which generously loaned the death masks of the two Italian-American anarchists, Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti to the exhibit.
It was a case of justice gone awry--persecuting Nicola Sacco, a shoe-maker, and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, a fish peddler, for their anarchist political beliefs rather than for any crime they had committed.
Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were Italian anarchists who preached class warfare in and around Boston after World War I.
Miller's previous documentaries include the critically acclaimed "Sacco and Vanzetti" (about Ferdinando Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, Italian immigrants and anarchists convicted of murder and executed in Charlestown Prison amid much controversy over their guilt or innocence), and he has been a producer on several films by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.