Executed by a British firing squad on May 12, 1916, for his role in organizing the Easter Rising, James Connolly was one of the most prominent radical organizers and agitators of his day. Connolly became a leading socialist writer and theoretician, founding and editing newspapers. This pamphlet, the first graphic treatment of Connolly’s life, is issued on the centenary of the Easter Rising.
About the Author
Editor Paul Buhle, formerly a senior lecturer at Brown University, founded the SDS journal Radical America and the archive Oral History of the American Left. With Mari Jo Buhle, he is coeditor of the Encyclopedia of the American Left. Tom Keough's paintings and illustrations have been shown at the Museum of Modern Art, the United Nations offices, in union newsletters, and used by organizations such as the National Council of Churches and the War Resisters League.