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Source: Burlington Hawk-Eye
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “Goldman Has No Sympathy”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Burlington, Iowa
Date of publication: 14 September 1901
Volume number: 63
Issue number: 83
Pagination: 8

 
Citation
“Goldman Has No Sympathy.” Burlington Hawk-Eye 14 Sept. 1901 v63n83: p. 8.
 
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Keywords
Emma Goldman (public statements); William McKinley (death: personal response).
 
Named persons
William S. Bull; Emma Goldman; Ida McKinley; William McKinley; Francis O’Neill.
 
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Goldman Has No Sympathy

 

Arch Priestess of Anarchy Shows Utter Indifference at News That President Is Dying.

     Chicago, Sept. 13.—When shown the Associated Press dispatch announcing the inevitable death of the president, Emma Goldman, the anarchist lecturer, now being held, carefully adjusted her glasses and read the bulletin and, after a moment’s pause, without a change of expression said: “Very sorry.” Absolutely no shade of regret or pity showed itself upon her countenance.
     “I do not see how that can effect my case,” she added. “If it is carried on lawfully and legally, they have no evidence against me. Chief Bull and Chief O’Neill have admitted that they have none. They are holding me without evidence. The death of McKinley would only lengthen my term of imprisonment if they convicted me. I feel very bad for the sake of Mrs. McKinley, outside of that I have no sympathy.”

 

 


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