Case of Joe Hill

Case of Joe Hill

by Philip Sheldon Foner
     
 

"The famous Wobbly poet, songwriter and organizer was executed in Salt Lake City on November 19, 1915. Many felt that he was not guilty of the murder he was charged with, that he did not have a fair trial, and that he was the victim of class persecution. Here the noted American labor historian presents the first complete study of this important labor case. Based on…  See more details below

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"The famous Wobbly poet, songwriter and organizer was executed in Salt Lake City on November 19, 1915. Many felt that he was not guilty of the murder he was charged with, that he did not have a fair trial, and that he was the victim of class persecution. Here the noted American labor historian presents the first complete study of this important labor case. Based on exhaustive research in a wide variety of sources, many never before examined, Dr. Foner conclusively demonstrates that Joe Hill was the victim of a colossal frameup."--BOOK JACKET.

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ISBN-13:
9780717800223
Publisher:
International Publishers Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/2004
Pages:
127

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