Mussolini, Sacco-Vanzetti, and the Anarchists: The Transatlantic Context

  title={Mussolini, Sacco-Vanzetti, and the Anarchists: The Transatlantic Context},
  author={P. Cannistraro},
  journal={The Journal of Modern History},
  pages={31 - 62}
In The Big Money (1936), John Dos Passos reminds us that for left-wing militants the execution of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti on August 23, 1927, defined the political discourse of the age by polarizing society into "two nations": I on one side of the great divide stood the popular, progressive social elements that had fought to save the two anarchists from the electric chair; on the other side were arrayed the reactionary forces that sustained the capitalist order, from American… Expand
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