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About: Ragtime (Play)
From: Literature and Its Times: Profiles of 300 Notable Literary Works and the Historical Events that Influenced Them (Vol. 3: Growth of Empires to the Great Depression (1890-1930s). )
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1st trail: proceedings began on January 23, 1907, and the jury went into deliberation on April 11
2nd trail: January 1908 through February 1, 1908.
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