The speech that got Eugene V. Debs arrested.

19 08 2008

My first contribution to the Schlager Group’s blog on Milestone Documents in American History is now up here. My topic is Eugene V. Debs’ 1918 speech in Canton, Ohio, which led to charges being filed against him under the Sedition Act.

The whole blog is well worth your time, and as soon as I get time to overhaul my blogroll on the right, that link will be available from here.



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24 04 2012
Has it really come to this? « More or Less Bunk

[…] quoted one of my favorite icons of that time, who I have mentioned elsewhere on this blog more than once. “Do not worry over the charge of treason to your masters, but be concerned about the treason […]

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