Fanning The Flames Of Discontent: The Spokane Free Speech Fight
Publish Date: 2009-10-10
Author: Mr. Dale L. Raugust
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This is a thoroughly footnoted and researched history of the Spokane Free Speech Fight waged by the Industrial Workers of the World in 1909 and 1910. There is also a concise history of the free speech fights in Fresno and San Diego California. Included is a description of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn's role in the Spokane Free Speech Fight and her trial and acquittal for conspiracy in Spokane Superior Court. This short book includes a description of the torture endured by the Wobbles and hobos in Spokane and the increased cruelty of that oppression as the demonstrations moved from city to city.