Berkman and Goldman were arrested during a raid of their offices on June 15 1917 during which police seized "a wagon load of anarchist records and propaganda material". S. World War I
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He lived in New York City where he became involved in the anarchist movement. In 1892 Berkman made an unsuccessful attempt to assassinate businessman Henry Clay Frick as an act of propaganda of the deed for which he served 14 years in prison. After his release from prison Berkman served as editor of Goldman's anarchist journal Mother Earth and he establiAlexander Berkmand his own journal The Blast.