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  • ‘Red Emma’ Doc Lacks Activist’s Fire

    By Tom Tugend

    April 8, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    "The Hebrew Anarchist Comes to Town" a 1893 New York Times article alarmingly proclaimed. To other reporters, she was "Red Emma, Queen of the Anarchists."

    Readers of the time knew exactly how to decipher the journalistic shorthand. It stood for Emma Goldman, one of those...