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Author Dreier, Peter, 1948- author

Title The 100 greatest Americans of the 20th century : a social justice hall of fame / Peter Dreier
Edition [Enhanced Credo edition]
Published Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2013
New York [New York] : Nation Books, [2012]
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Contents 20th-Century Timeline -- The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century -- Tom Johnson (1854-1911) -- Robert M. La Follette Sr. (1855-1925) -- Eugene Debs (1855-1926) -- Louis Brandeis (1856-1941) -- Clarence Darrow (1857-1938) -- Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) -- Florence Kelley (1859-1932) -- John Dewey (1859-1952) -- Victor Berger (1860-1929) -- Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935) -- Jane Addams (1860-1935) -- Lincoln Steffens (1866-1936) -- Hiram Johnson (1866-1945) -- W.E.B. Du Bois (1868-1963) -- William "Big Bill" Haywood (1869-1928) -- Alice Hamilton (1869-1970) -- Emma Goldman (1869-1940) -- Lewis Hine (1874-1940) -- Robert F. Wagner Sr. (1877-1953) -- Upton Sinclair (1878-1968) -- Albert Einstein (1879-1955) -- Margaret Sanger (1879-1966) -- John L. Lewis (1880-1969) -- Helen Keller (1880-1968) -- Frances Perkins (1880-1965) -- Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945) -- Rose Schneiderman (1882-1972) -- Fiorello La Guardia (1882-1947) -- Roger Baldwin (1884-1981) -- Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) -- Norman Thomas (1884-1968) -- A.J. Muste (1885-1967) -- Alice Stokes Paul (1885-1977) -- Sidney Hillman (1887-1946) -- Henry Wallace (1888-1965) -- A. Philip Randolph (1889-1979) -- Earl Warren (1891-1974) -- Floyd Olson (1891-1936) -- Dorothy Day (1897-1980) -- Paul Robeson (1898-1976) -- William O. Douglas (1898-1980) -- Harry Bridges (1901-1990) -- Langston Hughes (1902-1967) -- Vito Marcantonio (1902-1954) -- Virginia F. Durr (1903-1999) -- Ella Baker (1903-1986) -- Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss) (1904-1991) -- Myles Horton (1905-1990) -- Carey McWilliams (1905-1980) -- William J. Brennan Jr. (1906-1997)
Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907-1972) -- Rachel Carson (1907-1964) -- Walter Reuther (1907-1970) -- I.F. Stone (1907-1989) -- Thurgood Marshall (1908-1993) -- Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973) -- John Kenneth Galbraith (1908-2006) -- Saul Alinsky (1909-1972) -- Bayard Rustin (1912-1987) -- Harry Hay (1912-2002) -- Studs Terkel (1912-2008) -- David Brower (1912-2000) -- Woody Guthrie (1912-1967) -- Arthur Miller (1915-2005) -- Jane Jacobs (1916-2006) -- C. Wright Mills (1916-1962) -- Barry Commoner (1917- ) -- Fannie Lou Hamer (1917-1977) -- Jackie Robinson (1919-1972) -- Pete Seeger (1919- ) -- Jerry Wurf (1919-1981) -- Bella Abzug (1920-1998) -- Betty Friedan (1921-2006) -- Howard Zinn (1922-2010) -- Rev. William Sloane Coffin (1924-2006) -- Malcolm X (1925-1965) -- Cesar Chavez (1927-1993) -- Michael Harrington (1928-1989) -- Rev. James Lawson (1928- ) -- Noam Chomsky (1928- ) -- Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) -- Allard Lowenstein (1929-1980) -- Harvey Milk (1930-1978) -- Ted Kennedy (1932-2009) -- Ralph Nader (1934- ) -- Gloria Steinem (1934- ) -- Bill Moyers (1934- ) -- Bob Moses (1935- ) -- Tom Hayden (1939- ) -- John Lewis (1940- ) -- Joan Baez (1941- ) -- Bob Dylan (1941- ) -- Barbara Ehrenreich (1941- ) -- Jesse Jackson (1941- ) -- Muhammad Ali (1942- ) -- Billie Jean King (1943- ) -- Paul Wellstone (1944-2002) -- Bruce Springsteen (1949- ) -- Michael Moore (1954- ) -- Tony Kushner (1956- ) -- The 21st Century So Far
Summary The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century, offers a colorful and witty history of the most influential progressive leaders of the twentieth century and beyond, is the perfect antidote
Bibliography Includes bibliographical reference
Notes Title page of print version
Subject Political activists -- United States -- Biography.
Social change -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Social justice -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Social reformers -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- History -- 20th century -- Biography.
United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Biography.
History.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1568586949 (e-book)
1784020664 (online)
9781568586946 (e-book)
9781784020668 (online)
(paperback;) (alk. paper)
Other Titles One hundred greatest Americans of the twentieth century