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The 100 greatest Americans of the 20th century : a social justice hall of fame /

A hundred years ago, any soapbox orator who called for women's suffrage, laws protecting the environment, an end to lynching, or a federal minimum wage was considered a utopian dreamer or a dangerous socialist. Now we take these ideas for granted because the radical ideas of one generation are... Full description

Main Author: Dreier, Peter, 1948-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Nation Books, 2012
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Contents: Tom Johnson -- Robert M. La Follette Sr. -- Eugene Debs -- Louis Brandeis -- Clarence Darrow -- Theodore Roosevelt -- Florence Kelley -- John Dewey -- Victor Berger -- Charlotte Perkins Gilman -- Jane Addams -- Lincoln Steffens -- Hiram Johnson -- W.E.B. Du Bois -- William "Big Bill" Haywood -- Alice Hamilton -- Emma Goldman -- Lewis Hine -- Robert F. Wagner Sr. -- Upton Sinclair -- Albert Einstein -- Margaret Sanger -- John L. Lewis -- Helen Keller -- Frances Perkins -- Franklin D. Roosevelt -- Rose Schneiderman -- Fiorello La Guardia -- Roger Baldwin -- Eleanor Roosevelt -- Norman Thomas -- A.J. Muste -- Alice Stokes Paul -- Sidney Hillman -- Henry Wallace -- A. Philip Randolph -- Earl Warren -- Floyd Olson -- Dorothy Day -- Paul Robeson -- William O. Douglas -- Harry Bridges -- Langston Hughes -- Vito Marcantonio -- Virginia F. Durr -- Ella Baker -- Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss) -- Myles Horton -- Carey McWilliams -- William J. Brennan Jr. -- Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel -- Rachel Carson -- Walter Reuther -- I.F. Stone -- Thurgood Marshall -- Lyndon B. Johnson -- John Kenneth Galbraith -- Saul Alinsky -- Bayard Rustin -- Harry Hay -- Studs Terkel -- David Brower -- Woody Guthrie -- Arthur Miller -- Jane Jacobs -- C. Wright Mills -- Barry Commoner -- Fannie Lou Hamer -- Jackie Robinson -- Pete Seeger -- Jerry Wurf -- Bella Abzug -- Betty Friedan -- Howard Zinn -- Rev. William Sloane Coffin -- Malcolm X -- Cesar Chavez -- Michael Harrington -- Rev. James Lawson -- Noam Chomsky -- Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. -- Allard Lowenstein -- Harvey Milk -- Ted Kennedy -- Ralph Nader -- Gloria Steinem -- Bill Moyers -- Bob Moses -- Tom Hayden -- John Lewis -- Joan Baez -- Bob Dylan -- Barbara Ehrenreich -- Jesse Jackson -- Muhammad Ali -- Billie Jean King -- Paul Wellstone -- Bruce Springsteen -- Michael Moore -- Tony Kushner.
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