American Experience

Emma Goldman and Opposition to the First World War

Clip: Season 16 | 2m 44s | Video has closed captioning.

In May 1917, Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman organized demonstrations protesting America's recent entry into World War I — risking fines and imprisonment as President Woodrow Wilson's administration increasingly cracked down on anti-war resistance.

Aired: 04/11/04

Rating: NR

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