US historian and social critic wrote "American Liberals and the Russian Revolution" 1962, "The New Radicalism in America, 1889-1963: The Intellectual as a Social Type" 1965, "The Agony of the American Left" 1969, "The World of Nations" 1973, "Haven in a Heartless World: The Family Besieged" 1977, "The Culture of Narcissism: American Life in ..
1902 – Born on May 28th in Englewood, New Jersey. American humanist philosopher, author, and socialist, who was the son of the chairman of the J.P. Morgan investment bank but devoted his life to fighting for radical causes. 1924 – At the Geneva School of International Studies, Lamont went to Oxford, where he took Philosophy, ..
US businessman CEO of United Parcel Service Inc. 1980-1984 chairman of United Parcel Service Inc. 1980-1984 2 / 5 (..
US elderly rights activist main founder of Gray Panthers 1970 wrote autobiography "No Stone Unturned" 1991 2.9 / 5 ( ..
1893 – Born in Knoxville, Tennessee on the 25th of November. 1918 – He serving in the army, he then travelled in Europe for a year with friend Mark Van Doren. Afterwards, he worked as teacher at Brooklyn Polytechnic. 1929 – He became a theater critic for The Nation and wrote several books, gaining acclaim ..
1939 – Born on the 1st of November in Avignon. 1966 – He began his political career as a member of the French Communist Party, from which he was expelled. 1968 – He worked as a physician for the Red Cross in Biafra. 1971 – He founded MSF, and then, due to a conflict of ..
1946 – Born in Ladysmith, Wisconsin on the 4th of July. 1964 – Served in US Marine Corps in Vietnam War. 1968 – In combat on the 20th of January, he was shot and suffered a spinal cord injury that left him paralyzed from the chest down. 1972 – Disrupted Richard Nixon’s renomination acceptance speech ..
1936 – Born in Boston, Massachusetts. An American non-fiction writer and educator. 1958 – Graduated summa cum laude at Harvard University. 1964 – Jonathan Kozol left his comfortable surroundings in Cambridge, Massachusetts to begin work as a teacher in low-income, predominately black Roxbury, first in a freedom school and later in a public elementary school. ..
US (Russian-born) orientalist and Sumerian philologist wrote autobiography "In the World of Sumer" 1986 2.9 / 5 ( ..
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