Tag Archives: Mexican Revolution

From the Vaults — ‘Vamonos Con Pancho Villa!’

Note: This is an encore post from 2011. “Vamonos Con Pancho Villa!” (“Let’s Go With Pancho Villa!”) is the surprisingly dark, roughly hewn story of six friends who call themselves “the lions of San Pablo” and join the Mexican Revolution … Continue reading

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Nov. 30, 1907: Witness Against Mexican Revolutionaries Poisoned!

Note: This is an encore post from 2006. Nov. 30, 1907 Los Angeles A secret witness in the trial of the Mexican revolutionaries—kept under close guard because his life has been threatened—went into convulsions shortly after eating a meal that … Continue reading

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Nov. 27, 1907: Mexican Revolutionaries Accused of Gigantic Conspiracy

Note: This is an encore post from 2006. Nov. 27, 1907 Los Angeles A shadowy, global conspiracy of anarchists is being described in the trial of revolutionaries Ricardo Flores Magon, Antonio Villareal and Librado Rivera in federal court. The fourth … Continue reading

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