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Witness Describes Union Violence

November 18, 2009 |  2:00 am

 Nov. 18, 1909, Union Violence 

Nov. 18, 1909: In Chicago, Bruno Verra testifies against Vincent and Joseph Altman, brothers charged with several bombings and arson fires on behalf of the carpenters union. Verra says he was paid $5 each to hit non-union carpenters and later got a steady job "to commit lawless acts" for $25 a week.