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David Horowitz
David Joel Horowitz (born January 10, 1939) is an American conservative writer. He is a founder and current president of the think tank the David Horowitz
David Horowitz
Freedom Center; editor of the Center's publication, FrontPage Magazine; and director of Discover the Networks, a website that tracks individuals and groups on the political left. Horowitz also founded the organization Students for Academic Freedom. Horowitz has written several books with author Peter Collier, including four on prominent 20th-century American political families that had members elected to the presidency. He and Collier have collaborated on books about current cultural criticism. Horowitz has also worked as a columnist for Salon. Its then-editor Joan Walsh described him as a "conservative provocateur".[2] From 1956 to 1975, Horowitz was an outspoken adherent of the New Left. He later rejected liberal and progressive ideas completely and has since become a proponent of conservatism
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Rock Hudson
Rock Hudson
Rock Hudson
(November 17, 1925 – October 2, 1985) was an American actor, generally known for his turns as a leading man during the 1950s and 1960s. Viewed as a prominent 'heartthrob' of the Hollywood Golden Age, he achieved stardom with roles in films such as Magnificent Obsession (1954), All That Heaven Allows
All That Heaven Allows
(1955) and Giant (1956), and found continued success with a string of romantic comedies co-starring Doris Day
Doris Day
in Pillow Talk
Talk
(1959), Lover Come Back (1961) and Send Me No Flowers (1964)
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James Weinstein (author)
James "Jimmy" Weinstein (1926–2005) was an American historian and journalist best known as the founder and publisher of In These Times. Weinstein was a lifelong socialist and early 20th-century American socialism was often the focus of his writings. Biography[edit] James Weinstein, known to his friends as "Jimmy," was born in New York City on July 17, 1926. As a young man, Weinstein was an active supporter of Henry Wallace's 1948 presidential bid on the Progressive Party ticket, a campaign strongly backed by the Communist Party. However, Weinstein later became critical of "third party" strategies and would encourage the American Left
American Left
to work within the Democratic Party. Weinstein became a prominent figure among left-wing Democrats in his adopted home of Chicago, Illinois, where In These Times
In These Times
is headquartered. Weinstein served in the U.S. Navy
U.S

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Vietnam War
North Vietnamese victoryWithdrawal of American-led forces from Indochina Communist governments take power in South Vietnam, Cambodia
Cambodia
and Laos South Vietnam
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Jean-Paul Sartre
Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre
Sartre
(/ˈsɑːrtrə/;[8] French: [saʁtʁ]; 21 June 1905 – 15 April 1980) was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, political activist, biographer, and literary critic. He was one of the key figures in the philosophy of existentialism and phenomenology, and one of the leading figures in 20th-century French philosophy and Marxism. His work has also influenced sociology, critical theory, post-colonial theory, and literary studies, and continues to influence these disciplines. Sartre
Sartre
was also noted for his open relationship with prominent feminist and fellow existentialist philosopher and writer Simone de Beauvoir. Together, Sartre
Sartre
and de Beauvoir challenged the cultural and social assumptions and expectations of their upbringings, which they considered bourgeois, in both lifestyle and thought
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Stokely Carmichael
Kwame Ture (born Stokely Carmichael, June 29, 1941 – November 15, 1998), born in Trinidad, became a prominent American figure in the Civil Rights Movement
Civil Rights Movement
in the United States and the global Pan-African movement. He grew up in the United States from the age of 11 and became an activist while attending Howard University. He eventually developed the Black Power
Black Power
movement, first while leading the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), later serving as the "Honorary Prime Minister" of the Black Panther Party
Black Panther Party
(BPP), and lastly as a leader of the All-African People's Revolutionary Party (A-APRP).[1] Carmichael was one of the original SNCC
SNCC
freedom riders of 1961 under Diane Nash's leadership
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Simone De Beauvoir
Simone Lucie Ernestine Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir (/də ˈboʊˌvwɑːr/ or /də ˌboʊˈvwɑːr/;[2] French pronunciation: [simɔn də bovwaʁ] ( listen); 9 January 1908 – 14 April 1986) was a French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist and social theorist. Though she did not consider herself a philosopher, she had a significant influence on both feminist existentialism and feminist theory.[3] De Beauvoir wrote novels, essays, biographies, autobiography and monographs on philosophy, politics and social issues
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James Baldwin
James Arthur "Jimmy" Baldwin (August 2, 1924 – December 1, 1987) was an American novelist and social critic. His essays, as collected in Notes of a Native Son
Notes of a Native Son
(1955), explore intricacies of racial, sexual, and class distinctions in Western societies, most notably in mid-20th-century America.[1] Some of Baldwin's essays are book-length, including The Fire Next Time
The Fire Next Time
(1963), No Name in the Street
No Name in the Street
(1972), and The Devil Finds Work
The Devil Finds Work
(1976)
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Vladimir Dedijer
Vladimir Dedijer
Vladimir Dedijer
(4 February 1914 – 30 November 1990) was a Yugoslav partisan fighter, politician, human rights activist, and historian.Contents1 Origins and family 2 Political and revolutionary activity 3 University career 4 Human rights activity 5 Dedijer's bibliography 6 References 7 External linksOrigins and family[edit] Vladimir Dedijer
Vladimir Dedijer
was born in Belgrade, in the Kingdom of Serbia. His family originated from Čepelica, Bileća
Bileća
in Bosnia and Herzegovina. His father Jevto was a professor of geography at Belgrade
Belgrade
University and his mother Milica a social worker. They had three sons: Borivoje (Boro), Vladimir, and Stevan. Before World War II, Vladimir married Olga Popovic. Their daughter Milica was born in the eve of the war. After Olga's death in 1943, Vladimir married Vera Krizman, an actress, in 1944
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Huey P. Newton
Huey Percy Newton (February 17, 1942 – August 22, 1989) was an African-American
African-American
political activist and revolutionary who, along with Bobby Seale, co-founded the Black Panther Party
Black Panther Party
in 1966. He continued to pursue graduate studies, eventually earning a Ph.D
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Oakland, California
Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States. A major West Coast port city, Oakland is the largest city in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay
San Francisco Bay
Area, the third largest city overall in the San Francisco Bay
San Francisco Bay
Area, the eighth most populated city in California, and the 45th largest city in the United States
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In These Times
In These Times
In These Times
is an American politically progressive/democratic socialist monthly magazine of news and opinion published in Chicago, Illinois.[1] It was established as a broadsheet-format fortnightly newspaper in 1976 by James Weinstein, a lifelong socialist, with the aid of intellectuals including Julian Bond, Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky
and Herbert Marcuse. It investigates alleged corporate and government wrongdoing, covers international affairs, and has a cultural section
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Ralph Schoenman
Ralph Schoenman
Ralph Schoenman
(born 1935) is an American left-wing activist who was a personal secretary to Bertrand Russell
Bertrand Russell
and became general secretary of the Bertrand Russell
Bertrand Russell
Peace Foundation
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Karl Marx
Karl Marx[6] (/mɑːrks/;[7] German: [ˈkaɐ̯l ˈmaɐ̯ks]; 5 May 1818 – 14 March 1883) was a German philosopher, economist, historian, political theorist, sociologist, journalist and revolutionary socialist. Born in Trier
Trier
to a middle-class family, Marx studied law and Hegelian philosophy. Due to his political publications Marx became stateless and lived in exile in London, where he continued to develop his thought in collaboration with German thinker Friedrich Engels
Friedrich Engels
and publish his writings. His best-known titles are the 1848 pamphlet, The Communist
Communist
Manifesto, and the three-volume Das Kapital
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The Washington Post Magazine
The Washington Post
The Washington Post
is an American daily newspaper. Published in Washington, D.C., it was founded on December 6, 1877.[7] Located in the capital city of the United States, the newspaper has a particular emphasis on national politics. The newspaper's slogan states, "Democracy dies in darkness". Daily editions are printed for the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. It is published as a broadsheet. The newspaper has won 47 Pulitzer Prizes. This includes six separate Pulitzers awarded in 2008, second only to The New York Times' seven awards in 2002 for the highest number ever awarded to a single newspaper in one year.[8] Post journalists have also received 18 Nieman Fellowships and 368 White House
White House
News Photographers Association awards
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Ronald Reagan
Governor of CaliforniaGovernorship 1976 General electionPrimaries Convention40th President of the United StatesPresidencyTimelinePoliciesDomesticReaganomicsForeignReagan DoctrineInternational tripsAppointmentsCabinet Judicial appointmentsFirst TermCampaign for the Presidency 1980 general electionPrimaries Convention1st inauguration Assassination attemptInvasion of Grenada Cold WarSecond TermRe-election campaign1984 general election Primaries Convention2nd inaugurationCold War Libya bombing Challenger disaster Iran–Contra affair "Tear down this wall!" INF TreatyPost-PresidencyPresidential Library Medal of Freedom BibliographyAn American Life The Reagan DiariesAlzheimer's diagnosis State funeralLegacySpeeches and debates"A Time for Choosing"Reagan Era Reagan Awardv
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