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Today in labor history, July 14, 1921:  Italian immigrants, labor activists, and anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti are convicted in Massachusetts of murder and payroll robbery after a two-month trial, and are eventually executed, despite the efforts of the IWW and other unions to save them.  Fifty years after their deaths the state’s governor issued a proclamation saying they had been treated unjustly and that “any disgrace should be forever removed from their names.” 

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