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Source: Commoner
Source type: newspaper
Document type: editorial
Document title: none
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Lincoln, Nebraska
Date of publication: 4 October 1901
Volume number: 1
Issue number: 37
Pagination: 6

 
Citation
[untitled]. Commoner 4 Oct. 1901 v1n37: p. 6.
 
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Keywords
McKinley assassination (public response: criticism); lawlessness (mob rule); Leon Czolgosz (trial: personal response).
 
Named persons
Leon Czolgosz.
 
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     The men who advocated lynch law in the case of Czolgosz should ponder well on the outcome of the assassinís trial. The assassin was given a fair trial, and the spectacle is one calculated to increase respect for law and order. A lynching would have been an incentive to anarchy.

 

 


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