RADICALS: Mooney Marathon

When Tom Mooney was tried in 1917 for the San Francisco Preparedness Day Parade bombing that killed ten people, most of the U. S. was inclined to agree with the court that found him guilty. In the 21 years since, U. S. opinion and Tom Mooney have changed considerably. Time, and doubt about his guilt, have made Mooney, to a majority of the U. S. (as revealed by a Gallup Poll last January), seem the victim of an outrageous miscarriage of justice. In San Quentin jail. Convict Mooney has come to see himself clearly...

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