Fighting faiths; the Abrams case, the Supreme Court, and free speech.

New York: Viking, 1987. Hardcover. xiv, 431p., illus., remainder mark on foredge otherwise in very good condition, dj.

"On August 23, 1918, five Russian Jewish anarchists (and immigrants)--Jacob Abrams, Mollie Steimer, Hyman Lachowsky, Samuel Lipman, and Jacob Schwartz--were arrested by New York City's Bomb Squad for distributing two leaflets protesting the American intervention in the Russian revolution, Schwartz died in prison, some claim as a direct result of a brutal third degree; the four others were convicted, after an extraordinary trial... of violating the draconian Sedition Act of 1918..." - dj.

Cat.No: 4753
ISBN: 0670813737

Price: $12.00