The Case of Sacco and Vanzetti

June 21, 1927

Report Outline
Trial and Conviction of Sacco and Vanzetti
Failure of Efforts for a New Trial
Sacco-Vanzetti Agitation

Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, Italian radicals, one a shoe operative and the other a fish peddler, are under sentence to die during the week beginning July 10, 1927, for the murder of two men in a payroll holdup at South Braintree, Massachusetts, April 15, 1920.

May 5, 1920—Sacco and Vanzetti were arrested as suspects in connection with the Braintree crime.

Sept. 14, 1920—They were indicted for murder.

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