This Day in History Entry #54

February 23rd, 2010 by Wordsman

Émile Zola stood up for the Jews
And the government he did accuse
But they did not approve
Said to prison he’d move
So to England he took a short cruise

Event: Émile Zola convicted of libel after publishing “J’accuse” in defense of Alfred Dreyfus
Year: 1898
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