The Story of the Trenton Six. Elwood Dean.

The Story of the Trenton Six

New York: New Century Publishers, 1949. No Edition Stated. Small 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches; 190 x 128 mm), 23, [1] pages, in stapled wrappers. Elwood Dean, educational director of the Communist Party of New Jersey, defends six black men accused of murdering a white shopkeeper in Trenton, New Jersey, in 1948. "All six are innocent; therefore all six must go free!" They were originally convicted by an all-white jury. But after a series of appeals and retrials, four of the men were acquitted, one was convicted, and another pleaded guilty. Item #2007

CONDITION: Wrappers toned, especially the lower wrapper. Internally, clean and unmarked. A Very Good or better copy.

Price: $50.00

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