Sacco and Vanzetti, who were themselves Europeans, were seen by many other Europeans as stand-ins for all of Europe in a future America-dominated world. Daybook is contributed by Steve King, who teaches in the English Department of Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland. In , Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, both Italian-Americans, were convicted of robbery and murder. Although the arguments brought against .
Sacco and Vanzetti take the streetcar to West Bridgewater and meet Buda and Orciani at the garage. Finding the garage locked, the four go to the house of the owner, Simon Johnson, who advises Boda not to take the car because the license plates had expired. Meanwhile, his wife telephones the police. Sacco & Vanzetti (Italian: Sacco e Vanzetti, French: Sacco et Vanzetti) is a docudrama film written and directed by Giuliano Montaldo, based on the events surrounding the trial and execution of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, two anarchists of Italian origin, who were sentenced to death for murdering a guard and a paymaster during the April 15, armed .
The Sacco-Vanzetti affair is the most famous and controversial case in American legal history. It divided the nation in the s, and it has continued to arouse deep emotions, giving rise to an enormous literature. Sacco and Vanzetti were Italian immigrants and avowed anarchists who advocated the violent overthrow of capitalism. It was the height of the post-World War I Red Scare, and the atmosphere was seething with anxieties about Bolshevism, aliens, domestic bombings, and labor unrest.