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Article published on 1 October 2003
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- Appel, Paul. The Sacco and Vanzetti Case. New York: Mamaroneck, 1961.

- D’Attilio, Robert, and Jane Manthorn, et alia. Sacco Vanzetti: Developments and Reconsiderations, 1979. Boston: Boston Public Library, 1979.

- Avrich, Paul, Sacco and Vanzetti: The Anarchist Background, Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1991. .

Indispensable study of the American-Italian anarchists

- Ehrmann, Herbert B. The Case That Will Not Die: Commonwealth vs. Sacco and Vanzetti. Boston: Beacon Press, 1969

A thorough legal study of the trial by a member of the defense team

- Felix, David. Protest: Sacco-Vanzetti and the Intellectuals. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1965.

- Feuerlicht, Roberta S. Justice Crucified: the story of Sacco and Vanzetti. New York, 1977.

- Fraenkel, Osmond K. The Sacco-Vanzetti Case. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1931.

Defends the innocence of both Sacco and Vanzetti

- Frankfurter, Felix. The Case of Sacco and Vanzetti: A Critical Analysis for Lawyers and Laymen (1927).

A very critical view of the judge and the trial. An influential work.

- Frankfurter, Felix, "The Case of Sacco and Vanzetti", The Atlantic Monthly, March 1927

- Jackson, Brian. The Black Flag. Boston: Routledge and Keegan Paul, 1981.

- Joughin, Louis G. and Edmund M. Morgan, The Legacy of Sacco and Vanzetti Harcourt, Brace, 1948. Reprint with an Introduction by Arthur M. Schlesinger. Princeton Univ. Press, 1978.

Argues that both accused are innocent

- Montgomery, Robert H., Sacco-Vanzetti: The Murder and the Myth. New York: Devin-Adair, 1960.

The first book to assume the guilt of both

- Newby, Richard (Editor). Kill Now, Talk Forever: Debating Sacco and Vanzetti. 1stBooks Library (2001).

- Pernicone, Nunzio. "Carlo Tresca and the Sacco-Vanzetti Case." Journal of American History (December 1979): 535-547.

- Porter, Katherine Anne, "The Never-Ending Wrong", Atlantic Monthly, June 1977

- Francis Russell, Tragedy in Dedham: The Story of the Sacco-Vanzetti Case New York: McGraw-Hill, 1962.

Vanzetti guilty, Sacco innocent

- Francis Russell, Sacco and Vanzetti: The Case Resolved New York: Harper & Row, 1986.

Repeats his thesis

- Starrs, James E. "Once More Unto the Breech: The Firearms Evidence in the Sacco and Vanzetti Case Revisited." Journal of Forensic Sciences (April 1986): 630-654; (July 1986): 1050-1078.

- Thomson, W. G. "Vanzetti’s Last Statement: A Record by W.G. Thompson", Atlantic Monthly, Feb. 1928

- Weeks, Robert. Commonwealth vs. Sacco and Vanzetti. Englewood Cliffs, N.J. Prentice-Hall, 1958.

- William Young and David E. Kaiser, Postmortem: New Evidence in the Case of Sacco and Vanzetti Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press,1985

A critique of Russell’s views and an analysis of the alleged murder weapons