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  • Boston Public Library (detail) Sacco & Vanzetti demonstration in Boston, March 1, 1925
    Consider nominating a 1927 immigrant recording protesting on behalf of Sacco and Vanzetti to the National Recording Registry.
  • This week in history. On August 20th, 1911, Vincenzo Peruggia, an handyman from northern Italy stole the world's most famous painting, the Mona Lisa, from the world's most famous museum, the Louvre. On August 23, 1927, Italian-born anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were executed in Boston for the murders of two men. Historians have not reached a consensus on their guilt or innocence.
  • Facts & Stories
    Simona Zecchi(September 16, 2009)
    82 years after Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti’s death under chair electrocution. A new published book in Italian, just being presented throughout the Country: their stories come back to life through a renewed evaluation standing apart from the historical reevaluation.