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Indie Gold

In 1927, in his last known letter, Bartolomeo Vanzetti thanked a supporter for his efforts and asked him to study the Sacco-Vanzetti case so that “our fate may…serve as a tremendous lesson.” In Search of Sacco and Vanzetti is, I … Continue reading

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No Better Place I live near Washington, D.C. Sacco and Vanzetti lived for years, and died, in Massachusetts. Most of the archives that relate to their case are located in and near Boston. I will be forever grateful to the … Continue reading

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And That’s a Wrap… Thanks to those who came to book tour events in southern New England over the past two weeks to learn more about In Search of Sacco and Vanzetti. As it turns out, I learned a lot, … Continue reading

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Class Warfare The rich are different from you and me. F. Scott Fitzgerald said so more than half a century ago. If he were alive and saying the same thing during the election year of 2012, he’d be accused of … Continue reading

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Obsession Is Not a Perfume

“Why did you decide to write about Sacco and Vanzetti?” This is the question people ask me most frequently, and the truth is: I’m not sure. I grew up in Providence, Rhode Island, a city with a role in the … Continue reading

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