New Bookstore Hosts Sacco-Vanzetti Program

Boston’s North End, an Italian-American neighborhood for a hundred years, was hopping on a Tuesday evening last week. The neighborhood’s new book store, I AM, hosted a program that included long-suppressed film footage of the Sacco-Vanzetti funeral march, a reading … Continue reading →

Where Are Sacco’s and Vanzetti’s Ashes?

My thanks to Hingham Public Library for hosting us and “Suosso’s Lane” last week. I continue to be impressed by the number of people who to come our “Suosso’s Lane” presentations because of their prior interest and knowledge of the … Continue reading →

The Biggest, Saddest Gathering in Boston

At Tuesday night’s program at the Quincy library, historian Robert D’Attilio told us that Hollywood was ordered by government officials to destroy all newsreel footage of Sacco and Vanzetti’s funeral march. Here’s an account of the funeral: “a two-hour funeral … Continue reading →