April 11, 1922:  Bartolomeo Vanzetti and Nicola Sacco as they appeared at the Dedham Courthouse on April 10th where they heard the order that they be executed for the murders of Frederick Parmenter and Alessandro Berardelli. In their address to the court, Sacco talked but five minutes apologizing that he was not familiar with the English language. Vanzetti, on the other hand, availed himself of 45 minutes during which he attacked the justice and two juries that had found him guilty. Yet it was during the reading of the execution order to Vanzetti when Sacco leapt from his chair, pointed his finger at Judge Thayer and screamed,