Political Animal


July 18, 2014 8:44 AM Daylight Video

By Ed Kilgore

100 years ago today, IWW organizer and songwriter Joe Hill was sentenced to death for a murder he likely did not commit.

Here’s Harry McClinton performing Hill’s “The Preacher and the Slave.”

Ed Kilgore is a contributing writer to the Washington Monthly. He is managing editor for The Democratic Strategist and a senior fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute. Find him on Twitter: @ed_kilgore.


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