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Quotation by Elizabeth Gurley Flynn
[When asked by the judge, after her first arrest, at age 15: "Do you expect to convert people to socialism by talking on Broadway?":] Indeed I do.
Elizabeth Gurley Flynn (1890–1964), U.S. labor organizer and Communist Party activist. As quoted in The Nation, p. 175, by Mary Heaton Vorse (February 17, 1926).
This arrest, in 1906, was the first of many for Flynn.
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