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Norman Thomas: A Biography

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In the Beginning
Bucknell & Princeton
First Years in NY
From War to Socialism
Safe for Democracy?
Civil Liberties Under Fire
Family Worries & New Careers
Back to Normalcy
Two Chickens in Every Pot
Crash & the '32 Campaign
Early Thirties
Socialist Factionalism & New Deal
Communism Reappraised
War Clouds Gather
Violet & Norman
Last Campaign
Electoral Fi
Paperback, 320 pages
Published November 1st 1967 by W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. (NY) (first published 1964)
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Erik Graff
Aug 17, 2012 Erik Graff rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Americans
Recommended to Erik by: Arthur Kazar
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My dad voted for Norman Thomas in 1948. His father ran as the Socialist Party candidate for alderman in his ward in Chicago during the thirties until "selling out" to Roosevelt. Dad says he used grandfather's old campaign literature for scratch paper throughout his public schooling.

Fleischman's biography of Thomas is the first I'd ever read. A friend in Maine South's Social Science Society (Tri-S) had introduced me to the Young People's Socialist League, an affiliate of the Socialist Party, by t
Aug 05, 2008 David rated it it was amazing
he is forgotten now...but we can learn a lot from Norman
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